*Our rather colourful pilot boat leads us through the strait. Upon arrival the Captain said he was told we could either wait four hours or pay for a pilot boat. He said he would pay the extortion. Turns out though that they had a legitimate reason. A supertanker was going through the strait the other way, and I can see why they would want to be cautious. (Brad's Photos)
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*Our rather colourful pilot boat leads us through the strait. Upon arrival the Captain said he was told we could either wait four hours or pay for a pilot boat. He said he would pay the extortion. Turns out though that they had a legitimate reason. A supertanker was going through the strait the other way, and I can see why they would want to be cautious.


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