WE ARE NOT AFRAID TO DIE.... IF WE CAN ALL BE TOGETHER

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1. Wavewalker was a professionally built 23 meter long, 30 ton wooden-hulled boat.

2. The Wavewalker

3. CHARACTERS

3.1. The Author

3.1.1. The author was a 37-year-old businessman. He wanted to replicate the round to world voyage by captain James Cook.

3.2. Author's Wife, Mary

3.2.1. She was a mentally strong woman who supported her husband through the tough times.

3.3. Author's Daughter, Suzanne

3.3.1. She was 7 years old and quite a brave girl. Despite being severely injured she did not say a word to her father.

3.4. Author's Son, Jonathan

3.4.1. He was 6 years old. He too was a courageous boy. When the Wavewalker was struck by a gigantic wave and the situation was getting worse, he motivated his father by saying that we are not afraid to dye ,if we can all be together...

3.5. Crewmember, Larry Vigil

3.5.1. An American who joins the narrator and Mary at Cape Town.

3.6. Crewmember, Herb Seigier

3.6.1. A Swiss who also joins them at Cape Town .

4. PLANNING OF THE JOURNEY

4.1. The author along with his family and crewmembers, decided to travel round the world in this ship.

4.2. The First leg of our planned 3 year,105,000 km journey passed pleasantly as we sailed down the west coast of Africa to Cape Town.

5. AROUND THE ILE OF AMSTERDAM

5.1. When we got to know that the ship wont survive till Australia, we decided to head towards a small island in the midst of the ocean, the ile of Amsterdam.

5.2. Luckily, they got passed the ocean and managed to reach ile Amsterdam.

6. SOME IMPORTANT DATES

6.1. July,1976

6.1.1. -> Author and his family set sail from Plymouth,England.

6.2. 25 December,1976

6.2.1. -> They celebrate Christmas despite rough weather in the ship around 3500 km east of Cape Town.

6.3. 2 January,1977

6.3.1. -> Tempest hits the part of Indian Ocean on which they were voyaging on.A gigantic wave lashes out on the ship and damages it.Sue is badly injured.

6.4. 3 January,1977

6.4.1. -> Narrator discovers that the ship's ribs are broken; ship in critical condition.They decide to reach Ille Amsterdam.

6.4.2. -> The family has a good meal. Tempest hits them again . The ship survives miraculously.

6.5. 4 January, 1977

6.6. 6 January, 1977

6.6.1. -> No major calamity.The sky darkens but no tempest develops.The ship touches the Ille Amsterdam at about 6 pm