Like oil and water, only a lot more flammable.

Does it get any worse?  What you have here is your basic leaky fuel valve.  Can’t have it leaking into the bilge, so let’s just set a bucket under it until we can figure this thing out (never mind the A/C electrical connection soaking in it).

Corroded Fuel Fill Hose Clamps

Fuel fill hose clamps aboard a 45 foot ketch constructed in the orient during the early eighties. They crumbled to dust for the most part during replacement

Fuel Line Chafing

This picture shows chafing of an outboard motor fuel line that was draped across the tiller while the vessel was moored.