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I have to say I am a bit concerned about the exhaust set up and can see the idea of a drain pipe, I guess it needs to be well above the waterline too, would the drain off pipe go to the bilge?

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When doing anything of this kind on your boat, ask
yourself how much is yours and your families lives
worth. It just isn't worth trying to do it on the cheap.
Just my opinion of course........

The older I get...
The better I was....!!

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ADI, I think there's a bit of misunderstanding going on here. Just connect the exhaust straight to the skin fitting and forget the silencer. As Ray says, they make little difference and any condensation forming in the exhaust on cool-down will be expelled in the form of steam when it starts up again.

As an aside, I'm pretty sure that the plastic fuel line supplied with the heater doesn't comply with the BSS.

Edited to add. Wise words from BB.
Steve. CM1 and NR12

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We have an Eberspacher fitted on our boat and the exhaust goes straight through the hull; no silencer. To be fair it is whisper quiet inside and outside but then it is only rated at 3.5 kW to warm the air in the boat we do not expect to cook our breakfast with it!

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Hi Adi The drain hole doesn't have a drain hose connection the small amount of water just drips where it falls then evaporates,  as to if you fit a silencer or not, if you dont i would allow provision to fit one at a later date in case you need to,  i would look up the fitting instruction for Webasto and Eberspacher and be guided by them as to a marine fit the instructions for your one that came with it were possible for a road/caravan fit and not suitable for marine use and pass the BSC, as to noise it may not be noisy during the day but on a remote mooring at night it could well be intrusive. John

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I'm still concerned about this "condensation drain". If it will let water out, it will let exhaust gas out. If it's fitted inside, that's exhaust gas inside the boat. How can that be safe?

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if the condensation drain had a pipe on it, it could be routed to the bilge, if the end is under the bilge water it wouldn't allow exhaust gasses out

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Taken from the webasto installation guide

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Which Webasto model does this installation refer to? I looked up the Air Top Evo 55 installation instructions specifically for marine use and that does not mention condensation drains. It also states that if the exhaust is over 2 metres it should not have a silencer fitted anyway!

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Webasto Installation Instructions Marine heating systems

Air heating:
Air Top 2000ST®
Air Top 3500®
Air Top 5000®
HL 90®
Water heating:
Thermo Top C®
Thermo 90 ST®
DBW 2010, 2016®
Thermo 230, 300, 350®

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If your exhaust runs downwards all the way (mine does), there's no need for a drain. It's all in stainless, so won't be a problem if there's a bit of moisture in there. It won't be there long after you start it, anyway!

Regards, Ray.

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