I used 16 gauge standard automotive copper
wire to hook up a weatherproof receptacle from Marinco:
I ran the circuit off a fuse panel from http://www.easternbeaver.com
. with a 15 amp fuse.
Also found a lot of information here:
Even though points 1 through 6 are vstrom specific, after that is information anyone may find helpful.
And for connections, these are excellent: http://www.posi-lock.com/posiplug.html