Galley Vent Fan

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Galley Vent Fan

by Root » Wed Oct 14, 2009 3:59 pm

We needed something directly over the stove in the summer months to exhaust the heat from the galley stove. Not desiring something protruding through the deck as tripping hazard, I opted for a seasonally removable solution. Using the existing opening window as a pattern, I cut a ¼ inch piece of Lexan to fit and installed in it a 12 volt computer cooling fan and cowl vent. Power is provided via a two pole connector tied into Wind Seekers fan circuit. Installed with the open port light acting as a semi-range hood, it works great removing smoke and heat. See the photos for more details. Glad to answer any questions. Ray
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Very nice. I thought of doing the same thing in the head...

by thinwater » Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:39 pm

but went with a through-wall installation instead. Different problem, different solution. You can see it in my blog:

http://sail-delmarva.blogspot.com/search?q=bathroom

I suppose a regular solar vent would work for either, but more $$, bulky, and dependent on the sun direction. It is also nice, in both cases, to have a switch to easily turn it off.
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