And when for many days we had sailed slowly and were scarce come over against Gnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed near Crete by Salmone.
And with much ado sailing by it, we came into a certain place, which is called Good-havens, nigh to which was the city of Thalassa.
And when much time was spent and when sailing now was dangerous, because the fast was now past, Paul comforted them,
Saying to them: Ye men, I see that the voyage beginneth to be with injury and much damage, not only of the lading and ship, but also of our lives.
But the centurion believed the pilot and the master of the ship, more than those things which were said by Paul.
And whereas it was not a commodious haven to winter in, the greatest part gave counsel to sail thence, if by any means they might reach Phenice, to winter there, which is a haven of Crete, looking towards the southwest and northwest.
And the south wind gently blowing, thinking that they had obtained their purpose, when they had loosed from Asson, they sailed close by Crete.