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post #27 of Old 01-29-2014
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Re: Condensation inside sailboat...

Originally Posted by Bene505 View Post
I'm planning something similar. We have a couple 12v coils previously used as a wind genny dump load. I figure I can use extra solar power to warm the cabin and run a fan too. IMHO, heat creates a temperature gradient between inside and outside that drives moisture away.
Computer fans work well: they're cheap, 12V and practically noiseless.

Installed in hard-to-reach areas at the bottom of lockers or bulkheads they make a huge difference to the air-flow through your boat.

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