There are numerous skills and tactics involved to attain prime sunbathing position on deck.
Now you are very lucky this situation isn’t a rising in the middle ages. There would be pitch forks, fire pelted from canons and buttress storming. I never really knew what that was, but it isn’t often you get to utilise such a phrase when making a complaint!
The Leathery Sunbathers: okay this title can be interpreted in two ways. There are people that sunbathe in leather. Oh yes, on a charter cruise for gay men, it seemed that some would venture out on deck in their leather ‘swimwear’ and tan themselves. Some would even wear the leather hat and chains.