How the adventure ended will be seen anon. Aouda was anxious, though she said nothing. As for Passepartout, he thought Mr. Foggâ€™s manoeuvre simply glorious. The captain had said â€œbetween eleven and twelve knots,â€ and the Henrietta confirmed his prediction.
During the first days, they went along smoothly enough. The sea was not very unpropitious, the wind seemed stationary in the north-east, the sails were hoisted.