The crew cheered, for it was a splendid shot at that distance and in a seaway.
Reefing on a bowsprit in a seaway is a difficult and dangerous job.
A craft so small could not reasonably be expected to live in such a seaway.
Loaded an ore boat with avgas and ammo and ran it up the Seaway.
To be five miles from shore in a seaway in kayaks like ours was a sensation.