|Eleanor, Lola, Ben and Neela, in the main lab wearing safety gear.|
|Gathered on the deck near the lifeboat, taking the register.|
|Lola, Neela and Eleanor in the life boat.|
passengers. There are also 6 extra life rafts. Each of them can carry 20 passengers. We didn't try the life rafts.
If you remember the Titanic, one of the problems they had was that
there wasn't enough space in the lifeboats for everyone. Since we
currently only have 35 people on board, and two lifeboats with 54
spaces, and 6 life rafts with 20 spaces, there is plenty of space for
everyone. Also, since we are near Venezuela at 13 deg N, 64 deg W,
the water is quite warm (28 deg C) and there are no icebergs around.