10th August: Cruise ships departing
Saturday 10th August was stormy; racing at Cowes was cancelled including the first day of the SailGP races. Unusually, I was on the evening watch in Calshot Tower and, with no other boats on the water, watched a procession of cruise ships leaving Southampton.
Independence of the Seas
Spindrift from the Bows
Given the strong winds there was spindrift and “spray devils” forming from the bows and stern of the ships. Hard to photograph but here is an attempt…