Monday, 6 November 2006

The Kraken wakes, scratches itself and panics

The decks and even the foot of the head sail were covered in what looks like squid ink, and there’s an awful lot of it. It looks like it was shot from ahead. Whatever it was, it was pretty big, but I’m not worried—I’m bigger.

British yachtsman Mike Golding on a close encounter of the tentacled kind during the Velux 5 Ocean race as reported in Yachting World.

Obviously, this Architeuthis dux for no one.

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