(Source: biodieselmagazine.com)

The Volvo Ocean 65 race boats that sailed into Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, for the North American Stopover are refueling with biodiesel made from recycled cooking oil sourced from thousands of New England restaurants.

As a supporting sponsor of the May 5-17 stopover, the National Biodiesel Board is providing biodiesel blends for the race boats and for all of the diesel generators and land vehicles associated with the shoreside operations—helping the event to obtain certification by Sailors for the Sea as a “Platinum Level” Clean Regatta.

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