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We've had the Dickinson Propane fireplace on our last two boats..quite like it.
I think overall the Espars and other forced airs are a nicer, more effective heat but with double the cost and hassle of installation, and overall less reliability esp. if used infrequently.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)