Biodiesel and petrodiesel may be in your yacht’s future

“I have never had a large yacht request biodiesel,” Larry Lawrence said. “Most yachts would not want to use straight biodiesel due to microbe and water issues.” Lawrence should know. He is the marine services director at Port Consolidated in Ft. Lauderdale, a supplier of high quality motor fuels in Florida.

With all the buzz about green superyachts over the past few years, it is surprising that large yachts in South Florida are not using biodiesel, a renewable energy resource made right here in the U.S. of A. Perhaps myths and anecdotes about biodiesel are cluttering the conversation and its acceptance.»