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Keep your boat properly ventilated and prevent musty odors with our high-quality marine vents.


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  1. Perko Stainless Steel Round Locker Ventilator 2-1/2"

    $8.53
  2. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Flush Mount Gas Tank Vent 5/8" Hose - Straight

    Special Price $30.74 Regular Price $36.95
  3. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Drain Cover - 3-1/4"

    $6.25
  4. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Butterfly Vent - Center Knob - 4"

    Special Price $15.45 Regular Price $17.25
  5. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Round Louvered Vent - 5"

    $12.75
  6. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Louvered Vent - 5" x 9"

    Special Price $20.90 Regular Price $23.75
  7. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Louvered Vent - Oval - 9-1/8" x 4-5/8"

    Special Price $23.22 Regular Price $25.50
  8. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Louvered Vent - 5" x 2-5/8"

    $8.75
  9. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Midget Vent - Medium

    $3.85
  10. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Midget Vent - Small

    $3.45
  11. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Clam Shell Vent - Large

    Special Price $39.73 Regular Price $52.95
  12. Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Clam Shell Vent - Mini

    Special Price $30.47 Regular Price $34.25

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WHY DO BOATS NEED VENTILATION?

Proper ventilation is crucial for boats as it helps to prevent the build-up of moisture and odors. Without proper ventilation, a boat's cabin can become musty and damp, leading to problems such as mold, mildew, and wood rot.


WHAT ARE MARINE VENTS?

Marine vents are devices designed to allow air to circulate in and out of a boat's cabin, providing the necessary ventilation to keep the air fresh and dry. They come in various shapes, sizes, and styles to fit different types of boats and applications.


WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF MARINE VENTS?

There are several types of marine vents, including cowl vents, mushroom vents, louvered vents, and solar vents.

  • Cowl vents are the most common type and are designed to direct air downward into the cabin.
  • Mushroom vents, on the other hand, are designed to provide ventilation while keeping rain and spray out.
  • Louvered vents are similar to cowl vents but have adjustable louvers that allow you to control the amount of air flow.
  • Solar vents are powered by solar panels and are ideal for boats that don't have access to shore power.

When choosing a marine vent, consider the size and shape of your boat's cabin, the type of ventilation you need, and the materials you prefer. It's also important to choose a vent that is compatible with your boat's design and can be installed securely. Consulting with a marine specialist or manufacturer can help ensure that you choose the right vent for your boat.


WHAT MATERIALS ARE MARINE VENTS MADE OF?

Marine vents are typically made of high-quality materials that can withstand exposure to the elements. Common materials include stainless steel, aluminum, plastic, and bronze. Stainless steel and bronze are popular choices for their durability and corrosion resistance, while plastic vents are lightweight and affordable.


HOW DO I MAINTAIN MY MARINE VENTS?

Regular maintenance is important for ensuring that your marine vents function properly and last for a long time. Cleaning your vents regularly with soap and water can help prevent dirt and debris from clogging the vents. It's also important to inspect the vents periodically to ensure that they are secure and not damaged. If you notice any cracks or other signs of damage, it's important to replace the vent as soon as possible to prevent leaks and other problems.

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