Refilling your gas bottles from a larger container

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 6 years ago, updated 5 years ago

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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