Freezing on a Boat: 9 Marine Refrigeration Articles Worth Reading

Marine refrigeration is an important aspect of being able to enjoy time on your boat or yacht. When it comes time to take a trip or entertain on your vessel, the last thing you want to worry about is if your refrigerator will keep drinks cold or if your freezer will last the week you’ll be traveling.

Is your freezer up to the challenge of a long trip? Do you have the right unit for your adventures? Have you customized your refrigerator or freezer to better serve your needs? We’ve compiled our recent articles on marine refrigeration and the best content from our friends in the industry to help answer these questions and others.

Why Is a Freezer an Important Appliance for Your Boat or Yacht?

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Frigibar President Shuly Oletzky answers the question “Why is a freezer an important appliance for your boat or yacht?”

“Freezers are important appliances anywhere. If you want to keep anything frozen, you need a freezer! If you’re considering whether or not it is important enough to take up space on your deck for a freezer, the considerations that you may go through are…”

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15 Easy Steps to Defrost a Boat Freezer in Paradise

In 15 steps, with step #15 being “Make a gin and tonic with the bag of partially thawed ice cubes. Waste not want not,” this fun step-by-step guide covers how to painlessly defrost a freezer while out on the water. It also details the author’s previously daunting process of defrosting their marine refrigeration unit.

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8 Ways a Boat Freezer Can Be Customized: Yacht Marine Refrigeration Customization

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Not all freezers are created equal, nor do they all have to look the same. There are various ways you can customize your boat’s freezer, from mounting options to finishes to other bells and whistles (not literally).

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Troubleshooting Marine Refrigeration

While we always recommend you work with a refrigeration technician to be safe and to avoid causing damage to your unit, this guide published by YachtWork.com covers ways to troubleshoot marine air and marine refrigeration.

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Marine Refrigeration Fit: How to Determine What Size Freezer or Refrigerator is Right for Your Boat or Yacht

One of the hardest parts of finding the right freezer for your boat or yacht is determining the size of the unit you can fit in the space you have available. Frigibar, with help from President Shuly Oletzky, created the Marine Refrigeration Fit guide to help you navigate fitting the best freezer for your boat or yacht on it.

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Trip Necessities: 5 Things to Keep in Your Boat’s Freezer on a Long Trip

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Planning for a long trip or just curious as to what you should have in your boat’s freezer if you decide to stay out on the water a few days longer? Here are five things you should keep in your freezer during those long adventures.

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Taking Care of Your Marine Refrigeration Systems

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Frigibar Captain Freezer

Maintenance of your marine refrigeration systems, just like your boat, is important to maintain its appearance and proper function. Published by our friends at Yachting-Pages.com, here’s a guide along with quick tips for crews on how to perform maintenance on your marine refrigeration systems.

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When Power Goes Out: Refrigerator and Freezer Food Safety Tips for Boating Trips

Having access to power on our boats is something we often take for granted. But what about when power isn’t available and you have food items in your freezer and refrigerator? Check out these tips on how to safely go about saving and consuming your food items when power’s not available.

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How Dual Control for Refrigerators and Freezers Works

Not every freezer is just a freezer. Thanks to “Dual Control,” some marine refrigeration units can be utilized as either a freezer or refrigerator. Here’s how it works:

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Looking for more? Check out the Boat Freezers and Marine Refrigeration Playlist on YouTubeHave an article you feel would be perfect to add to this list? Email info@frigibar.com.

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