In doing the research for my new Georgian romance, To Tame the Wind, one of the things I had to figure out was where and how the hero, Capt. Simon Powell, would dock his ship, the Fairwinds, when he sailed into London. When I began, I had no idea he couldn’t just slide alongside a dock. Oh, no, in the late 18th century on the River Thames, it was a complicated affair to bring a ship into London. See MORE.