If you need to refill the running tank for the outboard from a gas can, be careful where you do that, as well.
It’s best not to transfer on your boat, because a spill will get all over your boat, and then straight into the river. Pick a surface where a spill can’t go to far, and you can clean it all up.
Some of these new “ anti static” gas cans they sell, are really bad about leaking everywhere, when you try to pour them, so pick any back up cans you bring, carefully, and/or use a funnel.
The river probably thought, “ he is such an insignificant, pitiful, little creature, with such a short time to live, I will let him go this time, and try to teach him something” - Buzz Holmstrum