Originally Posted by AiniA
Keep in mind that you need to use jerry cans to get fuel
in most places as there is no fuel dock
. We had four diesel
jerry cans. After a passage
we would fill main tanks
as needed from the jerry cans and refill them. We carried a folding hand cart would carry three cans at a time. Longest distance was probably 500 m with a very large hill in South Africa
. Same thing with water
Our experience is that there is almost always a fuel dock
. In 27 years, 55,000 miles and 35 countries, including many truly third world countries, we rarely, RARELY, maybe less than half dozen times, had to resort to using jerry cans to obtain fuel (or water
We've been in every major or minor port in South Africa
, and we did not ever carry a jerry can up a hill of even on a flat place.
Sailing is a sport, an athletic activity, not a sedentary one.
Fred Roswold-Fred & Judy, SV Wings, Mexico