When snorkeling you can hear the same sound and it is my experience that it
is sea urchin munching on shells and mussels. In the cold Danish waters you
won’t hear the sound as we have no sea urchin.
New owner of Santorin #79 “Salvagny”
[mailto:email@example.com] På vegne af Ian & Judy Jenkins
Sendt: 9. oktober 2006 16:41
Emne: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SNAP, CRACKEL, AND POP?
Hi Peter, Welcome to one of life's mysteries. I first heard this sound about
25 years ago and have heard it on various boats in various harbours. I have
yet to hear a definitive explanation for it, though the one that seems most
likely to me is that the hull picks up and magnifies the sounds of lots of
little sea creatures of some sort, be they worms, mussels or whatever.
Do let me know if you find the real answer! Ian Jenkins, Pen Azen, SM 302,
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