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Keeping Your Cool

Getting the most out of your boat refrigerator means being able to have the foods you want on board, having cold drinks, being able to find what’s in the refrigerator and using as little power as possible in the process.

Somewhat counterintuitively, all that starts by taking some of the contents out.

“What!” I hear you saying. “I’m already frustrated that I can’t put as much in there as I want to!”

Bear with me for a minute. By knowing what doesn’t really have to be refrigerated and removing it, there will be more room for the things that do need to be kept cold, the cold air will circulate better and it’ll be much easier to organize and find the contents.

In homes, we tend to refrigerate a lot of produce that does just as well unrefrigerated. There are a number

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