Boats & Yachts for Sale - October 2008  Bookmark and Share

Fuel Tanks are normally placed low on the rung of priorities for owners of boats when it comes down to regular maintenance. With the cost of fuel rising weekly and the loss of the ‘reduced rates of duty’ to take effect from the 1st November 2008, there has never been a better time to re-priorities those tanks and the fuel within.

Fuel Tanks are normally placed low in a boat, below decks, in an unseen spot and somewhere generally not far from the engine room, often close or through a bulkhead. Therefore, it follows that most fuel tanks are fairly grubby and don’t get enough attention, as a rule. In fact, as long as the engine runs okay, it’s fair to say that the tanks are never looked at, at all from one year to the next...... READ MORE