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Old 04-12-2010
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Originally Posted by Triquetra View Post
SD, the ventilation is not as good as I would like, but I have added some efficient internal fans to keep the circulation going. The design of the boat is not great for dorades and I was concerned about installing a solar fan after I heard that lines can easily catch them and pop them out. My lines are running where one would normally install the exterior ventilation, so I am pretty much limited to my hatches for ventilation.

I do not have the problem during the summer, just the winter when I am running the heating, and since I run the heating at the dock, the dehumidifier is not too bad of a solution right now.
While having fans circulate the air is a good idea, you really need to get fresh air in and old air out of the boat... This is really key to keeping mold/mildew at bay.

The Nicro solar vents I use have never been an issue with regards to catching lines.
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