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Whoops! Sorry chef2sail--I should know better.

Thanks for the info. Sounds like the Day/night vent is the way to go for our needs. We may actually have a wired fan as well for back-up since it's for the composting toilet, but that's another topic...

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Two seperate installs.

Day/ night nicovent ( on sale) works with solor powering. Can be used as positive air or exhaust) is forward of the mast into my head on the port side. Plenty of spray over this area with never a drop inside. The newer model has an ajustable sleeve in the inside of sealing the unit.

Other install was a SS vetus Dorade with a mushroom vent inside if it. The is also forward of the mast....coachtop.....right into forward part of salon. Sits about 18 inches off the boat. Passive air and can be turned to help vent air, Usually facing forward as it will allow breeze down dorade when at anchor,

Key to ventilation is to have an in,,,and and out.,...everything cannot just go in...

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Sorry Jos...and its Chef2sail...737chef is my friend

Two seperate installs.

Day/ night nicovent ( on sale) works with solor powering. Can be used as positive air or exhaust) is forward of the mast into my head on the port side. Plenty of spray over this area with never a drop inside. The newer model has an ajustable sleeve in the inside of sealing the unit.

Other install was a SS vetus Dorade with a mushroom vent inside if it. The is also forward of the mast....coachtop.....right into forward part of salon. Sits about 18 inches off the boat. Passive air and can be turned to help vent air, Usually facing forward as it will allow breeze down dorade when at anchor,

Key to ventilation is to have an in,,,and and out.,...everything cannot just go in...

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Man I am glad I read this thread, the dog is out of his cage again, everyone knows chef2sail cant type, just like you cant sail LOL

Dunno nutt-n about the Air Only vents...but have two Nicros and think they're darn good. I have had not had the boat in big enough weather to test their design, but I have directed a hose right at them and nothing.

Thanks Dave (chef2sail) for the compliment on the vents, I'm a bit disappointed with the chrome job American Plating Services, I will be taking them back and insisting they do something about them.

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My Nicro vents have never leaked in a rain storm, but water rushing over the foredeck is an issue. I just close them before I leave the slip if I am expecting heavy seas.

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