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Re: So dumb its funny ... or just sad?

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Originally Posted by aeventyr60 View Post
Ok, so we were anchored at the bottom of Penang Island, Malaysia a few weeks ago...time to check and clean the prop, the current running a bit, had my fins and snorkel on, hopped in the water, floated down to the back of the boat, just about to go under when a jelly fish wraps itself around my midsection, holy cow did that sting, ever see a man walk on water against a 2 knot tide? The warm vinegar bath helped, but I had blisters and it has itched like hell for almost a month. I don't know about jumping in the water any more...
Wow. I'm reading that with overfishing, the jellyfish population is running amok because the predators are gone. We wear full rashguard swim skins but it really does cut down on the sense of spontaneity; if we were in a secluded anchorage I'd prefer to swim au naturel.
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