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I'd be afraid of panelling over furring strips on a boat. It isn't a house! The odds are that moisture will be trapped back there, and mold and mildew will follow, and then it will be almost impossible to access and clean without dismantling. Or, carefully designing it with ventilation in mind and then crossing your fingers.
I'd rather use a conventional mastic from a tub and bonding the panelling down with no place for mildew to grow. Or, white strips with no sheets bonded over them, similar to the traditional varnished or painted ones used on boats to ensure there's ventilation to the hull.