Ethanol ‘disaster’ risk for boats


Posted by Ian:
Have posted info on this in the past, but growing evidence that ethanol use in marine engines, generators and off-road vehicles poses hazards. And now more documentation, this time from Sydney, Australia …

Ethanol blend fuel poses a risk for boat owners and is “potentially disastrous” for any vessels that use petrol fuel tanks more than a few years old, industry experts say.

Government and industry adviser Gary Fooks said the blended fuel might be all right for 60 per cent of cars but was a “no-no” for 99 per cent of boats.
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One thought on “Ethanol ‘disaster’ risk for boats

  1. Hi, interesting post. I have been wondering about this topic,so thanks for writing. I’ll certainly be coming back to your site.

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