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Hot watter via coleman propane camping heater?

I am looking for a very simple and affordable way to be able to take a hot shower on our 25ft sailboat.(well my wife is) One thing i noticed at our local hardware store in the camping section was this.

colemancanada.ca/Catalog/APPLIANCES.en.products
Hot Water on Demand™
Portable Hot Water Heater
Model No. 2300-711C

It looks to use a battery and propane to heat the watter. We have an outboard engine so i assume we cant make hot watter from that. The most we will cruse is for for or five days and only in the summer. I hadn't plained to plum this in to the existing watter system. Just something to have a shower in the cockpit instead on using a sun shower.

My question is would it be a good choice. I would have to store it in the boat but would only use it outside the boat. Would propane be a big no-no on boats?
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