Features December 2019 Issue

Gasoline Additives in the E-15 Era

Practical Sailor dips back into the world fuel additives, as new U.S. policies take hold.

Ever since we adopted improved fuel management methods, we’ve enjoyed a decade of no carburetor maintenance—not on the twin 9.9 hp engines that ran our catamaran, not on the dinghy kicker, and not on our trimaran. Not on any of our chainsaw or blower motors. Given the quarterly ritual we’d enjoyed before, it’s been wonderful.

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