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Anyone have any useful tips on how to deal with high humidity on the boat? Something passive that works without power is what I'm looking for. I've got good ventilation, but it still gets stuffy inside.

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I'm using two Nicro Solar-powered vents to deal with the issue of humidity. Of course, it isn't much of a problem on my boat, as the boat is very dry, and has no leaks from what I've seen. A big source of humidity on boats is the water vapor from water in the bilge or that comes in via deck leaks.

BTW, the version of the Nicro solar vents I am using have screw-in deck rings, rather than the snap in type deck rings... and have 4" stainless steel deck plates that can replace the vents in case of bad weather.

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