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post #2 of Old 04-07-2011
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Sure. The challenge is power for the a/c. While some folk have used really huge battery banks and quite small a/c units, the conventional approach is some form of generator. On a boat your size you could use something like a Honda EU-2000i and a small 5k or 8k BTU a/c that only cools the v-berth.

Whatever you do, be sure the generator and a/c are sized together and take into account any other loads (water heater, microwave) you might use at the same time.

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