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Originally Posted by killarney_sailor View Post
I am from Toronto although I am living onboard in NYC now. For what it is worth I owned a Niagara 35 Mk 1 .
That's exactly the kind of boat I'm looking at, and in exactly the same location too, so I'm particularly interested in your wintering experiences.

Originally Posted by killarney_sailor View Post
Diesel heaters (other than stoves as in BC) and bulkhead models either use hot air or hot water to heat the boat. The former have quite large air ducts and you would have to route them carefully to heat the whole boat.
Ok, I didn't know this. I hadn't considered water heating. Gah, another variable to consider.

Question: Do you find that the balsa cored hull on the Niagara helps reduce condensation and keep heat in?
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