An elegant arrival in the harbour yesterday afternoon.
A ship with presence Mrs Ogg and I decided, galleon like we thought (you can tell we are the none ‘boaties ‘ of our party). Which in turn brought to mind to our minds the Joyce Grenfull’s sketch
It is the Stavros S Niarchos, part of the Tall Ships Youth Trust, signing up on ships like this can be life changing events.
In has a draft of over 15 feet, so there is not a lot of space to spare in the harbour. She was deftly manoeuvred into place by the crew and two harbour launches
This afternoon Mr Uphilldowndale and I walked around the coast path, just before high tide she glided out, past Bolt Head, back out to sea.