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Good Ventilation below Decks An adequate number of opening deck hatches and portlights will get a cooling breeze through the boat when at anchor, particularly so when equipped with a windscoop. Insect screens for all hatches are vital when in the tropics. Dorade vents will provide fresh air below when closed down at sea in bad weather. These clever devices will allow air to pass through into the accommodation, whilst ensuring that the rain and spray that would otherwise accompany it is…