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Can anyone give me advice on a cabin heater for my liveaboard situation this winter?????
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How big of a boat?
Do you have shore power and what amperage service?


One thing to consider is that some sort of internal combustion stove with a chimney will not only warm your boat, but dry it as well. Condensation is a killer in a cold climate.
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How big of a boat?
Do you have shore power and what amperage service?


One thing to consider is that some sort of internal combustion stove with a chimney will not only warm your boat, but dry it as well. Condensation is a killer in a cold climate.
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