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Refilling your gas bottles from a larger container

By Chuck Houlihan & Bryce Rigney — last modified Oct 19, 2018 02:56 PM The opinions expressed in this article are the author's own and do not reflect the view of or the World Cruising Club.
In many countries it is not possible to get gas bottles refilled. However, gas, be it propane or butane, is often available in large (30kg or more) canisters. These cruisers have produced easy to follow guides on how to decant gas from a large cylinder into your cooking gas bottles.

Published: 2018-10-16 00:00:00
Topics: Cruising Information
Countries: French Polynesia

By Chuck Houlihan of sy Jacaranda
Refilling your propane tanks in French Polynesia

Whilst this article is entitled "Refilling your propane tanks in French Polynesia" it is a DIY guide applicable wherever large gas canisters are available.

By Bryce Rigney of sy Kandu

Bryce Rigney demonstrates in Agadir, Morocco how Kandu fills its cooking gas bottles. Filling propane tanks can be a challenge when sailing around the world. The simplest method is gravity. Only 75% effective, it is often the only option.

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