Shoal water, deep water, it seemed all the same to our fortunes.
She waded forward to where the shoal ended and the deeper part began.
I'd ruther have 'em high-water than shoal in the middle of the channel.
I pushed with all my might and, slowly and jerkily, the dingy slid off the shoal.
We were being driven by the wind away from the shoal, but not fast enough.
If I ...