The first set of rapids were relatively easy, like a mis-timed run on Cattle Pass. I anchored at Dent Island between Dent Lodge and Morgan's Landing. In the morning things got a bit interesting. One of the 100 ft power boats that had passed me in the rapids didn't check his charts while leaving. There is a section of that little nook that is 0 3 on the charts, i.e. less than 1 meter. They hit solid, and unfortunately right across from my little boat.
Not much I could do. They had a full crew and one out on a dinghy. So I just sat there with my cup of tea, watching. They worked it for a while and all that happened was their managing to turn sideways, placing their stern right in line with my boat. Not Happy.
I wasn't sure what to do. Finally I decided to pull myself forward via my anchor rope. It worked....well, it made me feel better. Next time I will anchor in Mermaid.
Dent Rapids were an easy run and I sailed into Shoal Bay.