We were about one week delayed entering the dry dock for our haul out.
It would normally not be a problem, but our docking would be the last before the yard went on their annual 3 week vacation closure. This meant that if there was work that needed to be done on our barge it needed to be completed asap or else we would be stuck in the dry dock until some time the middle of August!
I can honestly say that being stuck in dry dock for almost 5 weeks would be worse than my missing all the wonderful brocantes in the Val d’Oise from the end of May until the beginning of July!
Here, let me give you a better example:
Note well the 6″ mud pools below the hull of JoLi’!