In terms of wind and weather, Sunday morning looks best for setting off from Weymouth with aim of rounding Portland Bill and heading west.
That gives me a day of rest on Saturday.
Today I went to Southwell by local bus, and from there I walked to The Bill. Glorious sunshine made it a pleasurable experience, and I was thrilled to hear several larks.
Such places are best appreciated when alone, but today there were many visitors, most of them having come by car, some by coach and others on foot.
I concentrated on seeing what I went to see: the Lighthouse, the Day Mark, the craggy rocks, and particularly the sea. I noted that at 15.00 there was a strong current running from west to east, but by 15.30 there was no movement of water whatsoever.
I stayed no later to observe the turn of tide.
Back at the boat I cooked a substantial meal comprised of two lamb chops, ample new potatoes, peas and carrots.
At 19.30 holidaymakers continue to sit at the quayside drinking beer and eating chips, but crab-catching youngsters have all gone.
Soon, peace and quiet will return.