The dryer in the SM 2000 is not vented. Heat is created by
evaporation/condensation of fresh water. You will use 20
gallons of water to get your clothes warm but not dry.
The AMEL 54 has a vented dryer but the AMEL 53 does not.
Have fun with your boat.
Joel F. Potter
AMEL 54, Hull #14 "HOLLIS"
Joel F. Potter - Cruising Yacht Specialist
Amel's Sole Associate for the Americas
Phone: 1 (954) 462-5869 Fax: 1 (954) 462-3923