Nope, not been pushing too much tide yet, I'm a great respecter of tide and use it to my advantage as much as possible. But I know what you mean about the Swinge, a nasty bit of water to be sure!
Our paths must have crossed in your time here, I'm the telecoms guy.
Interestingly I've just come back from a week in IOM, rigging on towers. Up Peel hill too!