Product Review. Maeco Dehumidifiers

From : May 2017


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Sailors are always trying to keep the insides of their boats dry to avoid funny smells. Either that, or the serious racers are trying to get every last drop of water out of the boat before racing! Dehumidifiers have become commonplace on yachts from your average cruising day sailor right up to large grand prix racers.


I tried out the Meaco DD8L dehumidifier on board one of the yachts I race on in Cape Town. The boat is generally very dry, automatic bilge pumps are used and sails are stored outside the boat, however, there is always some water in those various hard to reach places that are overlooked or forgotten. That, coupled with a bit of water making it’s way below d