Calais Sangatte, 4.5 days after setting off.
Jeremy: [voiceover] Having missed all the big, scary boats, we turned our attentions back to Branson’s record.
Jeremy: Ready? One hour… forty minutes, coming up… Now! WE’VE FAILED!
Coast Guard pilot over radio: Please state your intentions.
Jeremy: Our intentions are to cross the Channel faster than Beardy Branson.
Coast Guard pilot over radio: In that case, I wish you the best of luck.
Richard: [voiceover] Amazingly, however, James insisted his Herald with the snapped mast could be fixed. And so, with help from me and Jeremy -
Jeremy: [voiceover] Despite the roughness, Captain Cocksure was supremely confident in his engineering and eager to get going. Hammond and I, however… weren’t.
Jeremy: Have you ever considered…the meaning of life?
Richard: No, but I think we should. And I think we should -
Jeremy: Now’s the time.
Richard: [nods] Oh, yeah, yeah.
Jeremy: [voiceover] Mind you, after five miles, Hammond was beyond caring.
Richard: [grinning like a maniac]