""I told God that if he would let us survive this night, I would make it mean
something worthwhile. And then, somehow, I felt calmer than I have ever felt.
Unreasonably so. Irrationally so. I looked over the scene of our wrecked life
and I smiled-a crazy smile for sure-and I looked through the dark at the mad
beauty of it."
An exhilarating true-life adventure of one family's extraordinary sea voyage of
self-discovery and survival, tragedy and triumph
Successful businessman John Silverwood and his wife, Jean, both experienced
sailors, decided the time was right to give their four children a taste of
thrilling life on