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Written by Phillip Gutowski on
When sailboats are built, they are usually uninsulated. For most weekend sailors, this is no big deal, but an uninsulated boat can be huge hassle for liveaboards in all climates. The ability to keep your boat warm or cool is incredibly valuable. What’s even more important is keeping it dry. We live year round on our boat in Boston, Massachusetts. When the really cold days come, we usually keep the cabin warm with our diesel heater and some electric space heaters, but the fiberglass hull is cooled by the outside air. This warm air, cold surface combination is the perfect...
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