This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Why Use Floor Heating On A Sailboat?" by Tigershark Boatworks

Rebuilding Schooner Tijgerhaai: Creating a More Efficient Heating System

TLDRLearn how the Schooner Tijgerhaai is improving its heating system by combining it with the cooling water system of the engines, making the ship more efficient in cold areas.

Key insights

⚓️By combining the heating and cooling systems, Schooner Tijgerhaai aims to make the ship more efficient in cold areas.

🔥The current heating system on board is not efficient enough, requiring the use of electric fan heaters.

🏠Floor heating is a more efficient and space-saving option than traditional radiators.

🛠️The wheelhouse is the first area to be installed with floor heating during the ship's rebuild.

🔨The heating system is being integrated into the ship's interior design, including the creation of a wine shelf in the wheelhouse.

Q&A

How is the heating system of Schooner Tijgerhaai being improved?

The heating system is being improved by combining it with the cooling water system of the engines, making the ship more efficient in cold areas.

What is the current heating system on board?

The current heating system on board is not efficient enough, requiring the use of electric fan heaters.

Why is floor heating a more efficient option?

Floor heating is a more efficient and space-saving option than traditional radiators.

Which area of the ship is the first to be installed with floor heating?

The wheelhouse is the first area to be installed with floor heating during the ship's rebuild.

How is the heating system integrated into the ship's interior design?

The heating system is being integrated into the ship's interior design, including the creation of a wine shelf in the wheelhouse.

Timestamped Summary

00:00The Schooner Tijgerhaai is undergoing a major rebuild to improve various parts of the ship.

01:30Heating the ship and cooling the machines on board are usually two separate systems.

03:12Floor heating is a more efficient and space-saving option compared to traditional radiators.

06:33The wheelhouse of the ship is being installed with floor heating, along with a wine shelf and storage space.

09:00The floor heating pattern is created using a CNC router and cement particle boards.

11:00The floor heating tubes are carefully installed in the wheelhouse.

13:16The ship will be temporarily on hold as the creator goes sailing, but the rebuild will continue later.