Batavia was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). It was built in Amsterdam in 1628, and armed with 24 cast-iron cannons. A twentieth century replica of the ship is also called the Batavia and can be visited in Lelystad, Netherlands.
Sailing steadily in a World of your own. So far offshore that there is no dust in the air, the last trace of land. Now, just the invigorating smell, the steady rhythm of the sea and your daily routine. McC