Seafaring is a seaman?s voyage through life, rising from a lowly paid sailor to the captain of a ship. It was the turbulent time of World War II, when the war had turned men into savage killing machines.Captain Bassett survives the perils of German U-boats and insane colleagues. He lives to tell the tale of tarantulas coming out of bananas and anchors cutting away.Since time immemorial, what has made men leave the safety of their homes to venture into choppy waters? While narrating the adventure of his life, Captain Bassett attempts to unravel the mystery behind the attraction between man and sea.