Wire Labeling, What's the Best Way Today?

The question is what’s the best way to label the wiring on your boat. The photo above shows one person’s take on this, use a sharpie and write on the wire insulation to tell you what the cable is for. Certainly this is something I see fairly often on new boats right from the factory and the bottom line is that it actually meets the ABYC E-11 standard. But, I would suggest that this may not be the best approach to take. One, its pretty hard to write clearly on a piece of 14 AWG wire in a ...