And then there were seven… A month in, and captain Ant has lost another crew member – although, on the plus side, that means more rations and space per man.
The remaining crew now have a rough ride through the Great Barrier Reef which, if they get their navigation wrong, could rip a hole in the boat.
That’s followed by a much-needed stop on Restoration Island – so-named by William Bligh because it restored his men’s spirits.
In Ant’s latest pep talk, he urges that ‘we all finish this as brothers in arms’. What with sharks, crocodiles, giant centipedes and an accident, Dire Straits seems strangely appropriate…