Originally Posted by FootballFan
There is a bridge in the narrows - not sure if you have to open it or not. If you do have to open it - and you don't hit it right on the half hour you have lost a lot of the advantage of cutting through the narrows.
Last time going through we got lucky and arrived there at 11:50, making for a short wait for the noon opening. They don't dawdle on closing it, either.
Current wasn't awful so it wasn't hard to keep the boat on station. But then I don't recall were we were regarding the tide change.