Hot Weather

For many, one of the allures of cruising is “no snow.” But endless summer has its own challenges with hot, humid weather.

Tips to reduce or eliminate cooking heat, improve ventilation, stop mold and mildew and cool down.

  • A wind scoop is a big help in staying cool on a boat and in the galley, but a 4-way wind scoop is like a wind scoop on steroids! And now I've found a source with a high quality 4-way wind scoop at less than half the price of other sellers --

Big windows in a boat are wonderful for providing views but can really heat up the inside. Regular shades work most of the year, but better window shades can lower interior temps by 10°. Just 5 minutes and less than $20!

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