Menon fired back by saying, "If this story is not fake news 6 if Prince Harry is really second-guessing his bride's fashion sense 6 he is not 'perhaps sailing toward dangerous marital waters.' He is on Jet Skis and getting dragged by a cigarette boat
at 80 knots toward the whitewater rapids of looming divorce."
This is a far cry both from the cigarette boat
's predecessors: The original "rum-runner" boats used during Prohibition to outrun larger vessels and the 1960s-era "go-fast" boats designed for offshore racing (and drug smuggling) across the Caribbean to the United States.
But in my rich fantasy life -- racing towards the Ukrainian freighter bristling with weaponry on a high-speed cigarette boat
I "borrowed" from a drug dealer who briefly turned his back at a dockside bar in Mogadishu -- I never thought I would have to make room for a flack.
And who wouldn't get a kick out of tooling around in the president's cigarette boat
A good case in point is George Bush, whose 28-foot Cigarette boat
, Fidelity, can reach speeds of 50-plus mph.
Belfiore discussed his $175,000 Porsche, a recent trip to San Diego and his interest in helicopters, yachts and cigarette boats
The Black Series Marauder from Cigarette boats
provided such adrenaline pumping eye candy at the Miami International Boat Show, where it sold for just under $1 million.
Rowboats can never compete with cigarette boats
for speed or stylishness, but when you're jumping off a sinking ship, lifeboats may almost seem sexy.
The scene at Indian Ranch - with charity raffles, children playing on the beach and cigarette boats
floating in the shallows of Webster Lake - resembled a county fair more than a concert.
Families on cabin cruisers, rumbling cigarette boats
, sleek yachts, fishing boats and Boston Whalers united on the river.
Customs Service seized 200 cigarette boats
and 50 airplanes, one of which was a World War II-era bomber.
Kuwait-based Alghanim Marine reported high sales of its Cigarette boats
- a high performance powerboat favoured by those looking for speed.