I am filled with awe of dazzling atolls, the vast expanse of deep blue, the navigator silhouette against the heavens, the spirit of dance and hā, strength, perseverance, courage, bumps, bruises, blood and sweat, muscles aching, hearts yearning.
It was wet. It was cold. It was downright spooky. I wouldnʻt say morale was down, but it wasnʻt up either. Imagine floating in the blackness of sea ad sky, directionless, untethered both physically and mentally.