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Re: Condensation inside sailboat...

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Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
I have never had a condensation problem on my boat in any weather , thanks to an inch and a half of spray foam, despite living aboard in all weather in BC winters. Insulation on everything is the key. A friend ,living on a cement boat, had condensation problems, until he installed a dehumidifier. It took 5 gallons out of the air in ,the first few days, then it tapered off and things began to dry far more quickly. It takes only 2 degrees of temperature difference between the temp of a surface and the air, for condensation to form.
Brent,

Do you have any pictures you can post of the spray foam insulation? Curious to sse what it looks like and whether I ought to do something similar.

Regards,
Brad

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