Today in Maritime History — 8 July

2021 — Dim realises yesterday’s post was a day early…

Well, shiver me timbers!

I was just about to get underway when I realised I was on my beam ends.

Yup, I was dead in the water. I just fathomed out I got my posts wrong by a day.

It was touch and go; the debacle took the wind out of my sails but I reckoned this page will be chock a block with posts.

So, here is a selection of nautical phrases instead. See if you can spot all 8 of them. Message in a bottle with your answers.

Swimmingly yours,