Yo, ho, ho at Morgan's Bluff - a lazy week
Date 1830 Friday 23 March 2012
It has been great to be away again lying at anchor and without crowds
of boats around. The
Morgan’s Bluff has of course Captain Morgan’s Cave but any treasure is long gone or well buried
Up until December there was a regular daily traffic of the large water
tankers Titan and Goliath from
The quay remains unused and unloved with only the statutory sunken ships for company.
The small harbour here seen behind the aft part of Caduceus takes some fair sized ships.
The skill of the masters’ in manoeuvring their ships in confined spaces is most impressive.
You do not get entertainment like this in the bar of the Fleece in Coggeshall, but there again it has walls for when it rains. The red ship has just come off the dock and is manoeuvring back to almost touch the stern of the green ship before turning on its stern to point down the narrow channel out of the harbour.
Some walking and a cycle ride have kept us entertained as has two evenings being introduced to Rummikub by Richard and Penny from the cat Penelope.
Tonight, all things being equal we intend to sail down the deep water Tongue of the Ocean in order to cross the very shallow banks to the Exumas during good daylight.