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Guess Where He Put the Rod

A North Carolina man got a rude awakening when the family boat exploded. Seems the boater had mistakenly tried to fuel his boat through a rod holder instead of the fuel fill. Realizing his mistake, the boater astutely washed out the bilges, but it seems residual fumes were ignited when he turned the ignition key and the boat went up like a Roman candle. No one was seriously hurt.

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.