We store the boats on a farm which is right next to the Tidal River Hull. On several occasions I have put in here and headed upstream to Beverley but never downstream. Today was to be that day, albeit a very last minute decision.
Heading down towards the city was uneventful and quite dirty and somber to be honest, steaming outfalls from chemical works are really not very appealing, I wouldn't want to be in the water here. It wasn't until the city centre when things got better.
Out into the Humber, cutting out into the main flow, a good 4 knots of tide here... The Deep
Grabby eddy lines everywhere, easiest thing I found was to just power through them..
Down towards Spurn, keeping an ear on channel 12 - Humber VTS, this brings home to what really is a busy waterway and with major tidal flows and grabby, devilish eddies everywhere this waterway needs respect. The Taran did me well, very fast, the Nordcapp would have been more forgiving but the Taran punched through the last of the ebb as I turned to return to my pick up at the village of Paull.