What a great trip...6 years on a sailboat...throw the watch [and calandar] away. I will be interesting to see how long terra firma holds them. I'd love to read a book about the voyage...of course now I have to check out the thier web site.
A man who is not afraid of the sea will soon be drowned, he said, for he will be going out on a day he shouldn't. But we do be afraid of the sea, and we only be drowned now and again.
J.M.Synge, in The Aran Islands