17 Feb 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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