Thanks for everybody's response. I feel a lot better about those things now and will probably get one myself.
The new ship here is fitted according to the reported increase of knowledge among mankind. Namely, she is cumbered end to end with bells & trumpets & clock & wires, it has been told me, can call voices out of the air of the waters to con the ship while the crew sleeps. But sleep thou lightly, it has not yet been told me that the Sea has ceased to be the Sea. Rudyard Kipling