Seeing the ocean like this, our mission has become even more intimidating. Setting out into relatively uncharted waters, to see what's there, to make the maps.
It's exciting undoubtedly, but it's also scary when you consider how small one ship is when faced with the whole of the Pacific.
We're going to be out there bobbing in a tiny tin can.
Not that I can really complain, we'll have internet and fresh water on tap, a much cushier journey than the original settlers had.