Originally Posted by Capt Len
Casy, that was called a taff rail log. You guessed it , mounted on the taff rail. Sharks can eat the prop so carried spares. Going into reverse could also eat em up.
Did one trip direct from Maryland to Carribean. The skipper used the "Taff log". We did loose one approx 10 inch diameter propeller- we assumed a shark at it, but did have two spares.