Now don't get me wrong because we have found that up to now every boat we have met with Irish people aboard have been the life and soul of the party and you couldn't meet a friendlier people... up to now.
When you are the only people on a visitors pontoon in a foreign country and another boat comes in that speaks a similar sort of language you tend to say hello.
Now if that boat contains four Irish males you expect a can of Guinness to be thrust at you before even a word is uttered.
Not on this occasion. They are the unfriendliest sailors we have met. In fact we have decided they are either all priests or terrorists. I suppose we could find out by sending our son round with a loud ticking clock. Either he or the clock should grab their attention.
In the time we have been sailing we have always found that other sailors have always been friendly like you have known them forever.
Have you ever come across another boat that does just not want to say hello or people you think are really suspicious?