Ditto the others. On a voyage like that on a small sailboat the rest of the crew is putting their safety in your hands when you're on watch. I'm dreaming of making that voyage too someday, but first I want to know from experience what to expect, and know that I can handle it.
s/v Laelia - 1978 Pearson 365 ketch
s/v Essorant - 1972 Catalina 27