Day: 24 August 2018


Mud pattens: walking on mud

Here in Scotland, many of the smaller harbours dry out at low tide, and the boats settle down onto the mud.  This means that bilge keeled boats are common, since their two fins means that the boat can sit upright.  Usually, you would hope to be safely back onto terra firma by the time this happens since the mud at the bottom of a harbour can be, well, ‘exciting’….