Boat Heaters Are Necessary Pieces of Equipment
Warmer temperatures are on the way, but avid boaters will sail through almost anything. However, those who prefer creature comforts can still take their boat out for an enjoyable cruise in cold or rainy weather. Having a boat heater on board can make cold weather rides more fun, and even encourage boat owners to set sail more frequently.
As with nearly all boating accessories, there are a variety of options to choose from. Those with large boats that require a powerful heat source might be best served by a fuel-powered heater such as a propane boat heater or to a lesser extent diesel boat heater. These options will radiate warmth even on frigid mornings or cool nights.
For vessels that leave their engines running during use, a hot water, forced air system offers dry heat that is hard to beat. Single-cabin cruisers can fit a bulkhead mounted propane heater such as the Force 10 which is perfect for smaller spaces.
Nautical enthusiasts should check out their options to figure out which heater works best for the make and model of their boat. No one wants to have frozen fingers and toes while enjoying the fall through spring boating! Take your time to make sure that your purchase will be an appropriate addition to your boat and its intended seasonal use.