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Re: Canadian sailing + heating ?

+1, 2 and 3 for Espar. Low fuel consumption, low battery drain, thermostatically controlled heat like at home...negative is equipment and installation costs. Makes a big difference after a cold foggy day in Maine to truly get warm, dry and comfortable. Be sure if you do it to lead some of the duct work into the head
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Re: Canadian sailing + heating ?

Anyone know anything about Wallas heaters?
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In my new boat I have a Fab-all diesel heater, drip feed and very efficient use of fuel. I fabricated and installed fins on the exhaust flue and harvest the waste chimney heat.
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post #34 of 34 Old 04-03-2015
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We installed a Dickinson propane heater. It is vented outside.
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