In February 2014, Randy and Rebecca Tisch departed Florida on board their Nordhavn 68 Argo bound for New Zealand, the first part of their global circumnavigation. Seasoned boaters, the Tisches racked up more than 10,000 nm on their first boat, Odyssey, a Nordhavn 55. So you could easily say they are primed and experienced. But nothing could prepare them for what they encountered in the south Pacific last week. Read on to get an idea of what the couple faced via this excerpt of a report Randy wrote on his blog tischtravels.com. (Not much of a) Spoiler alert: crew and boat survived without incident.