fair tide

fair tide

[¦fer ′tīd]
(navigation)
A tidal current setting in such a direction as to increase the speed of a vessel.
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However, even as the time approaches to set sail on a fair tide of popcorn, I cannot help a certain reservation, just as, presumably, the original voyagers must have done too.
Ras Al Khaima: The teams took to sea to start the third leg of Sailing Arabia -- The Tour (SATT) from Ras Al Khaima to Dubai early on Friday, with winds picking up and fair tides to face.