SIR ALEX FERGUSON has been handed the backing of Manchester United's board as he looks to steer his way through the choppiest
waters he has encountered at Old Trafford in 15 years.
But Tim said on that day the stretch of Welsh river, called the Afon Grwyne Tributary, leading into the River Usk, was among the choppiest
he had ever come across in the UK.
She had accomplished great deeds in her career and maintained the Egyptian ship of state even in the choppiest
political tempest but was eventually wrecked upon the shore by forces she could not control.
The irony isn't lost on the Algerian-born restaurateur who's been busy steering his three restaurants through the choppiest
economic waters in more than half a century.
What would be a wonderful gesture by the Government during such testing times as these, where our prime focus is the security of our employees' jobs, is to give business leaders a holiday from legislative changes and allow us to put all our energies into steering our ships through the choppiest
waves in years.
But the midfielder seemed nothing less than sincere when, rather than resorting to cold cliches about moving on and concentrating on what's best for the future of the club, he expressed disappointment Jackett had decided to jump ship just as Swansea were entering the choppiest
Throughout the ups and downs of the 20th century - the abdication crisis, the war years and the Royal Family's personal disasters - she was there, sometimes in the limelight, often in the background, but always a dependable anchor in the choppiest
NATHAN ROBINSON'S love of the waves sunk his academic career but his fledgling business is sailing comfortably through the choppiest
of seas, as JEZ DAVISON discovered SUNNY Saltburn is Nathan Robinson's Bondi Beach.
All through that time it has been Sir Fred at the helm of the business, helping to guide it through some of the choppiest
corporate waters any North-East company has endured.
While filming seaborne scenes for his new TV drama Island at War in the choppiest
of waters, queasy crew members were dropping like flies, but Teale insisted on staying on board with the director until the bitter end.
Undoubtedly, she has steered the ship through the choppiest
of seas and is still able and willing to take the helm when the need arises.
Certainly, the economic waters are the choppiest
since the early 1990s but that doesn't necessarily mean the ship is going to sink.