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Re: CO2 fire extinguisher?
If you're installing that so it discharges into the engine spaces, you might want to consider running a rod or cable arrangement to a pull handle in the cockpit. I've seen that type of setup on a number of boats, designed so that if you're on deck as usual and someone sees smoke coming up from below, no one has to actually GO below. You remain (more safely) on deck, pull the handle, dump the bottle into the engine spaces.
Either way, just remember that if you have to use it, make sure the bottle is empty or the fire is out before you stop. And if you can't see what's going on in there, "empty" may be the way to go.