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On June 10, 2006, four college friends stepped into a 29-foot rowboat as the only American competitors in the first North Atlantic Rowing Race. Hurricane-level winds, giant ocean eddies, passing freighters, and sharks are all elements of the journey, while tension on board comes to a head on Day 17--with another 55 days to go--when the crew realizes their supplies are running out and they must drastically limit their food--P.  of cover.