is quick to light and cleaner burning. Unfortunately, it will go through bottles fairly quickly when you really need it. So its suitability depends on your use and where you venture on how practical it would be. Most places, propane is not convenient to the docks so schlepping bottles to and from the boat can get to be a major PITA. That could dictate how far from civilization you can go and how long you can stay away.
Diesel heaters take more care and maintenance
is readily available and easy to store. Loading up on Gerry Jugs full of diesel you could stay away from civilization for a long time even in the arctic. For that reason, went with diesel though haven't gotten anywhere where I need it, yet.