“Time and tide,” quoth the poet, “wait for no man…”, and one of the realities of sailing, which we need to constantly remind ourselves, we do for pleasure, is that from time to time it is necessary to get up really early in the morning to catch the tide. But there are compensations, because occasionally there are some wonderful sights to see.
Sunrise over Clacton (which it was) was perfect, with the sun’s disc clearly visible, bisected by the horizon. Some time later, and looking in the other direction, the wide angle of the iPhone was, unfortunately, not quite wide enough to record the whole of a complete rainbow with Bradwell Power Station at its centre. Perhaps I should send the picture to the Chinese embassy…
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