There was an empty buoy in Keyhaven, which we secured. It is a lively place. The real interest was the very low tide, and I managed to get some interesting photos, and make some panoramas that were assembled into videos. These can be seen at

On Friday morning, we rang friend Sheila who lives in Milford. I went up in the Walker Bay using the electric outboard, by far the longest trip that has done. All worked well. A really pleasant lunch, with Sjeila providing wine and parma ham and melon.

We hailed the ferry when Sheila had to leave, and it came alongside to collect her.

As we settled down for the evening, the phone rang. It was our friend Jerry Eardley who has set out from Fowey to circumnavigate the UK in his gaff cutter Sea Thrift. He was anchored in Swanage, and we arranged to meet off Hurst the following morning and proceed in company to Marchwood,