Red Diesel 

Buying diesel supplies for your pleasure craft is becoming increasingly complex. Make sure you are buying the correct fuel, at the correct price, supported by the correct paperwork.

Fuel supplies

  • know what grade of fuel you are buying and what effect it could have on your boat with the implementation of the Fuel Quality Directive & the Renewable Energy Directive 
  • advice on storing fuel

Buying red diesel

  • make sure you are paying the correct duty on your fuel supplies  
  • the history surrounding the continued supply of red diesel to pleasure vessels

Boating abroad with red diesel

  • the paperwork you needed
  • possible problem areas

The RYA's work to safeguard fuel supplies for boaters in the UK

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Article Published: December 15, 2009 17:49

Article Updated: September 03, 2013 22:59

 

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