And then, without warning - it drops.
‘Brace!!’ We both shout.
Everything turns white.
All the water we’ve just watched building comes crashing down onto Danny and I - like a blow to the chest. The sheer force punches us both of our seats and sends the oars everywhere.
Dazed, we look around to assess the damage. We’re both bruised but generally okay, and the boat is still upright. It’s some kind of miracle. Danny shouts to the Skipper “The rigger is broken!”.