Systems & Propulsion

Once you’ve planned out the installation of duct work, pumps, and compressor for your air conditioning system, the hard work begins. It is important not to compromise strength in any structural bulkheads when you begin routing ducts.

Air Conditioning at Anchor

Is it even possible without a generator?

We often get this question. “My car has air conditioning when I’m running down the street so why can’t my boat?” First, your car only has air conditioning when the engine is running, which works out fine because we only need air conditioning when the engine is running. Second, the air-conditioning load for the car is a tiny parasitic load compared to the power required to drive the car down the road. It’s actually less than the increased drag caused by driving with the windows rolled down. Thus, it is more or less an engineering afterthought with regards to the energy balance of an automobile.

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