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Old 08-31-2017, 02:50 AM   #1
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Default Cabin A/C unit?

I just bought a 1999 2300 SC and were wondering if there ever was an option for cabin A/C on board this model.

If not, does anyone have an A/C unit installed or have a carry on unit?

We live in N.C and sumners here tend to be stifling hot AND humid, therefore need for A/C.

I'm looking for the most economical solution WITHOUT generator or shore power. That tend to take me towards mobile carry on units.

Does anyone have one thry can recommend? A link to where I can buy one ASAP would be very nice.

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Old 08-31-2017, 05:27 AM   #2
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a moble carry on unit will need a generator or shore power as well... are you looking for an 12v unit? if so you are going to need to run your engine to power that more than about an hour (presuming you have a dual battery house bank)... and those units are not desighned for a boat like the 2300... just not enough room
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Old 08-31-2017, 12:51 PM   #3
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This boat does have dual batteries but, no shore power hook up available...yet.

Since I just bought it with no documentation, I have no clue as to what this boat have as an optional equipment.

THAT is another search which is going no where eith my boat, finding owners, maintenance and service manuals.

If all else fails, I could just run a fan in the cuddy but, humidity will make an overnight trip a misery to say the least.

Is there a such thing as units that can be mounted on deck port window? Nice to have window but, not really practicle.

Would a RV roof mounted unit fit there? It's made for outdoors and out in the weather, right?

Thanks for your input.
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Sad to say....you wish for moon! Your options at best would be for a portable a/c to be run off shorepower. Brand new they are around $800.00.

Good luck

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here is an option for you... https://www.westmarine.com/portable-air-conditioning
and you can run a regular extension cord from it to the shore power outlet
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https://www.westmarine.com/portable-air-conditioning

Power Requirements: 120V AC
Draw: Running: 5A, Starting: 14A @ 115V AC outlet

You're not going to get A/C without shorepower or generator. A 12v unit will have a limited run time before you need to recharge the battery.
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Crusiair makes a portable too. Sometimes you can find a used one. Half the price. Fits through you bow hatch.

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On my old cuddy, I used a regular window ac unit, sitting on the floor blowing in to the cabin. Used a towel to cover the rest of the opening and separate the hot side from the cold side. Less than $100, but, still needed shore power.

Ac just requires more energy (power) than you can efficiently get through stored dc.

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Thanks everyone. Seem like I have very few options.

Do without and sweat all summer or get a portable and a generator while on the move then, shore power if we overnight.
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