Heating for boats

Heating in boats can be an important issue, especially in areas where temperatures can get cold during the winter. There are several heating options for boats. These include water heaters, which feed hot water into the heating circuit and can be combined with a boiler to heat tap water, and air heaters, which draw in cold air to release warm air.

Boat heating - Comptoir Nautique
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Chauffage à air pour bateau


Water and air heaters are two other heating options for boats. Here's how they work:

  • Water heaters: these devices use a circuit of pipes to carry hot water through the boat and diffuse it through radiators or vents. They can be powered by a boat engine, a boiler or an electric generator. Water heaters are effective for heating the whole boat evenly, but require a circuit of pipes and a relatively complex installation.
  • Air heaters: these devices use a fan to blow hot air into the space to be heated. They can be powered by electricity or a boat engine, and are relatively easy to install. Air heaters are effective for quickly heating a cabin or confined space, but can be noisy and consume a lot of energy.
  • Unit heaters: These heaters use a compressor to produce hot air and distribute it throughout the space to be heated. They are often used in vehicles, caravans and boats to provide heat when on the move. It uses the heat produced by the engine to diffuse it into the boat or vehicle. It can be coupled with a water heater.

It's important to choose a heating system suited to the needs and characteristics of your boat, and to ensure that it is properly installed and maintained.


Boat heating is a key element in ensuring on-board comfort. Water and air heaters for boats are popular because of their efficiency and low consumption. There are many different types of boat heater on the market, each with its own characteristics and price.

Choosing the right heater for your boat depends on a number of factors, such as the size of the boat, the number of cabins to be heated, the length of the trip and the water temperature. Accessories such as radiators and unit heaters are also important to ensure even heat distribution.

The price of a boat heater can vary considerably according to product category, accessories and brand. Contact us to check stock availability before purchasing, or for any questions you may have about products and technical details.

On-board heating is essential for comfortable sailing, especially in colder climates. Boat heating is often electric, using the boat's batteries or engine to heat the air and water on board. Forced-air heaters are ideal for rapidly heating the interior of the boat.

Boat heaters are an important element in ensuring on-board comfort, especially on long voyages in colder climates. Boat heaters offer a variety of product categories, brands and prices to meet the needs of different types of boats. Radiators and other accessories are also essential for even heat distribution on board.

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