It happened quickly, the San Domino, rocked by a large wave, lost fuel pressure in both engines.
With the fuel pumps air-bound, Eric was helpless to start either main engine. They were lucky enough that the generators stayed running.
“I don’t know,” said Eric, concerned. “When we took that last wave, it caused the tank to fall below low suction and get the fuel pumps air bound.”
“How long will it take to get them going again?” Asked Mr. Ajo, confidently.
Shaking his head, Eric replied; “It’s not a matter of when, at this point, it’s a matter of if.”