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Some Boat Questions:

Discussion in 'Boats and Boating Equipment' started by Scraps, May 11, 2020.

  1. 100days-a-year

    100days-a-year Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: NE Florida
    Unless you have AC in the pilot house you will roast in the summer here. The shade is nice but you can get that from a Ttop on CC. It's really noticeable if you have to swim a bit and get warmed up and go inside with little to no circulation. Tried fans of all kinds, winds open etc... but it sucks. I never had any choice because we were on commercial boats and work year round so we had to have protection from cold and spray in the winter. In my area the runs are similar to the gulf coast and I'd buy a CC with either a forward cabin or a head in the console and twin OBs in that size range.
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  2. ofg-1

    ofg-1 Course Director

    Have a look at the Stamas.
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  3. Scraps

    Scraps ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Florida
    They’re beautiful but all their express cabins are too big for my future slip.
  4. Zieg

    Zieg Solo Diver

    I don't have AC, I don't have a fan, have never needed either, don't have a problem when it rains, my cabin stays cool, this past Saturday spent an hour idling while my wife dove, wife did same while I was diving, easily 100°, no problem, cabin stayed cool.

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  5. TuckerIdaho

    TuckerIdaho Nassau Grouper

    Can you tell me what boat you own this was an issue? The only place I've been that no reverse cycle in the cabin was an issue was Curacao. And that was only from being deep inside the harbor past Willemstad with no breeze.
  6. 100days-a-year

    100days-a-year Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: NE Florida
    101124304_10220320595439117_2308657088965902336_n.jpg This is the last one but I've been boating on the SE coast for 30+ years and had several more, crewed a few and captained a few. Summers can be blisteringly hot ever up to the Carolinas when the water is high 80s, thectemp is high 90s and no breeze. I'm from Texas and lived in the Middle east and Africa. I can take heat but trying to hang out all day in after strenuous exercise like diving is a drag. We end up with 12 volt TV fans everywhere. 101124304_10220320595439117_2308657088965902336_n.jpg
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