Posts Tagged ‘tide’

Up-tide or down?

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

There’s little more embarrassing than coming into a hammerhead berth down-tide by mistake.

Going down with the tide

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

It’ll soon be the season of equinoctial gales. If you keep the company of old-fashioned longshoremen and you’re having tea in their shed near high water when it’s blowing stink, one of them is almost bound to say, ‘Don’t worry, lads.