Presently it is difficult to locate a mooring to berth a boat for the night, let alone find one to tie to while diving.
He said that when he left his car he noticed that the vessel had drifted from the position in which she was moored and that the mooring ropes were broken and floating in the sea.
Before we left I attached a beacon to the mooring buoy so that we could find it for a night-dive - this site had to be visited again.
Untying the mooring ropes I pushed the motor into gear, slowly moving away from the jetty.
We had somehow got one of our mooring ropes entangled in the propeller of the boat, we had no engines, and we were drifting helplessly.
Three mooring buoys at her bow and stern make it easy to find your way up and down.
That dawn the first catastrophe came when a steam ship broke its moorings and took out all three bridges to the mainland.
He turned slowly around the room, getting used to the feel of the boat again, with subtle hum of the engines, and the gentle tug as she moved away from the moorings at dockside.
Boats toss on their moorings or lay slumped on their sides on the beach, propped uselessly.