The first stage often boils down to settling down to a rhythm and getting an organised life on board. The second, in the trade winds, is about getting used to the heat, avoiding sunburn and organising daily living. Everyone will refine his or her daily routines along the way. From the minimalists, the messy, obsessively organised, you gradually see each finding the way that suits them best. The most important is that each one finds what works best on the crossing.