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We have a 45ft powerboat currently with no generatir. We…

Hi Pearl, we have...

Hi Pearl, we have a 45ft powerboat currently with no generatir. We have gas for hot water, galley fridge freezer, deck fridge and hotplates. We also have solar which is feedibg into thr bank of batteries we have.

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I was windering if you coukd tell me what sized generator you would recommend to run the fridge/freezer, fridge out back and maybe a coffee machine, tv .

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Usually the smallest marine genset you are going to find is going to be about 4500 watts, which will be more than enough for your usage. You could probably get away with around 3000 unless everything turned on at once but a 4500 would be no issues at all. Normally on a boat your size I would expect to find 8000-10000 watts, but that would be to run multiple air conditioners and a water maker, etc.

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