People Gather To Watch Pumpkin Boat Set Sail The owner of York Maze, an attraction in Britain, captained a 1,300 pound pumpkin. If sailing isn't your style, the attraction bills itself as Europe's biggest maize maze.

People Gather To Watch Pumpkin Boat Set Sail

People Gather To Watch Pumpkin Boat Set Sail

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The owner of York Maze, an attraction in Britain, captained a 1,300 pound pumpkin. If sailing isn't your style, the attraction bills itself as Europe's biggest maize maze.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. I mean, really, why just put a carved pumpkin on your porch when you could climb inside it and float down a river? The owner of York Maze, an attraction in Britain, captained a 1,300-pound pumpkin. He hoped Guinness would declare it the world's largest pumpkin boat. Sadly, Guinness has no such category. His voyage did draw a crowd.

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UNIDENTIFIED CROWD: (Cheering).

GREENE: Small one - maybe saving their energy for the Christmas tree boat in eight weeks. It's MORNING EDITION.

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