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Delicacies

Delicacies

Delicacies

In some countries, Gooseneck barnacles are considered a delicacy. I was fortunate enough to be born in a country where that is not the case.

For sailors they are a speed-robbing plague no matter what their nationality. They will grow in any surface below the waterline that is not protected with some form of anti-fouling. Yesterday, with the the log showing zeroes and a substantial wake behind the boat, I figured something wasn’t right with the impeller.

Here’s what I removed: A fine appetizer for those inclined. I demurred and opted for baked beans.

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4 Comments
  • BT
    Posted at 10:41h, 02 July Reply

    Bert, you are amazing! Following you progress and posts with great admiration for you courage and wishing / willing you success. You are on the downhill run now. All the best from an Aussie follower BT ( 2 degrees of separation from your Uncle Joe).

  • Sandi Lyon
    Posted at 03:20h, 06 July Reply

    That looks about right. When it’s hot out in the ocean, its foggy and wet on the Wet Coast. That means you’re on the right track, heading the right direction. Finally. Woohoo.

  • Anita Kuntz
    Posted at 00:10h, 08 July Reply

    Following you journey and am truly amazed.

  • Suzan Persons
    Posted at 15:43h, 09 July Reply

    What an amazing journey!!

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