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Island Packet 370- Genset and Air Conditiong

Hi all,
My name is Dan and I am looking to buy a brand new Island Packet 370. I contacted Island Packet to see if they offered factory installed Air Conditioning and a factory installed Genset. They responded and told me that they do not offer it, but many people have installed these options as a dealer/owner install. Now the question is, how quiet will these two options be? The air conditioning on my Beneteau 361 is very obnoxious. I want to barely know it is on (the same goes for the generator). Also, does anyone know how loud the engine is at cruising speeds throughout the cabin and in the cockpit?
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Island Packet 370- Genset and Air Conditiong

I know that the East Coast dealers, for example Gratitude, will handle the installation of the generator and A/C if you want. They work with top local yards and installers. The work I''ve seen on the boats is very professional.

I am also surprised that the factory will not handle these installations.

I can''t speak about the sound levels in the IP while under power or with the A/C running. I would say it''s more than likely going to be quieter than in the Beneteau. Only you can decide how quiet is quiet enough.

Many of the IP''s get Fisher-Panda generators installed, either 4 or 6 kW in that size. A 4kW unit should be just about right for a 370. Fisher-Panda has a mixed reputation--great when they''re running, very quiet too (because they''re often not running and crapped out for one reason or another).

Cruisair I think is the most popular A/C unit.

Good luck with your new 370. Looks like a great boat.

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Conchcruzer- are there any other kinds of generators that are more reliable than the Fisher-Panda? It will be very tough to repair if it is in a secluded place. Thanks for your great advice!
Danny
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Headingsouth - Do you already have a watermaker and genset on your Leopard 43? I will be refitting my Leopard 42 (M4200) with both when she comes out of charter and would appreciate any info. on your installation and experience. I'm leaning toward the Spectra Newport MKII WM and the Onan Marine QD Gen. - Joe Donnaway - JAMU, Belize
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