I recently bought my first boat with a marine head
. When I picked the boat up for the multi-day sail home, I took a portable head
with me for the trip, since the installed head
Is there a simple way to operate a marine head
in the winter, when freezing is certainly a possibility? I would think live-aboards would have a solution, and although the boat would generally be heated, they would have to plan for the eventuallity that the heat would fail and the water
would freeze. I searched the forum and the net and found nothing on the subject.
I would think that if you used the "dry bowl" valve position, left the inlet sea cock closed, and used a weak (+10F freeze perhaps - 25% glycol) antifreeze
mixture poured from a jug all should be well.