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Hell on the High Seas

Deckhand Garon Mailman casts a line aboard while enjoying the peaceful sunset.

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It's midway through the season, and the pressure to bring in a paycheck pushes the captains to their limits. Pin Wheel is still in the lead over Trailing in third, Hard Merchandise is struggling with a boat that isn't exactly running like new and a crew that can't seem to catch a break on the water. And Odysea's single catch is putting serious pressure on Jason, the first mate, whose family is waiting for a paycheck back in Florida.