Most people that haven’t read the book probably just assume that all of Gulliver’s adventures take place on the same fateful voyage. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In point of fact, Gulliver becomes a castaway from no less than four different ships. Seriously, at what point do you decide that sailing just isn’t your thing? He keeps returning home to his family, boarding new boats, and getting wrecked all over again.
And sailors say that having a woman on board is bad luck.