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I am in Arizona. Last weekend topped out at 110 at the heat of the day. I consider A/C a must to survive the summer. I know it is a bit redneck, but I put a window unit in the companion way and built a plywood panel that fits around it. Depending on the layout of the boat stepping over not too big of a deal. I am able to stand on the sink before reaching companionway ladder.
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Throw a tarp over the boom to shade the cabin and see the temperature drop 10 to 20 degrees.
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in the warmer clim's... its a must for me...
example,
lake texoma had over 30 consectutive days of over 100...

here in west palm today it was a little over 94 with rel. humidity over 70% avg.

uh-huh, wally-world window unit in the hatch, or carry-on, or sumpin.. but a fan and gettin nekkid don't do it.
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Hey Paul, Really cold beer can make it feel 10 degrees cooler.
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Marinized or not. You can get a 5000 BTU for $99 at Home Depot. It's worth a shot.
My point exactly. A couple of vents, a blower and a condensate drain and I don't see why it wouldn't work. Of course things always look good on paper to me.
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I have a Mermaid 16,500 btu unit installed on my Gemini, works fine with a Honda 2000 generator which is next on my list of have to haves.
Come July, I don't even do boat maintenance without it running on shore power so I have somewhere to duck into and cool off.
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I don't mean to sound harsh but a window unit on a sailboat would be really ugly! Have you considered a hatch mounted unit? Also, there is a new style house a/c unit that looks a lot like an upright oil filled space heater that you vent out the window. You can look at them at Sears etc. Both are a bit heavy and need to be stored but you won't need to alter the appearance of your boat which BTW could present a resale problem.
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I don't mean to sound harsh but a window unit on a sailboat would be really ugly! Have you considered a hatch mounted unit? Also, there is a new style house a/c unit that looks a lot like an upright oil filled space heater that you vent out the window. You can look at them at Sears etc. Both are a bit heavy and need to be stored but you won't need to alter the appearance of your boat which BTW could present a resale problem.

I'm not talking about mounting a window unit, I'm talking about taking it apart and installing the componets below decks and venting it into the cabin, and exhausting it overboard. (pay attention TS sheesh)
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lets see, 99.00 at wally world, stuffed in the companionway, covered with a tarp....

899.00 for a carry cool unit....

1200.00 and up for a dedicated, uninstalled cabin unit...

let me think...

ugly and redneck is goooood.
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