One day Troy finds a desperate message in a bottle on the beach. But while he and Tania are planning a rescue mission, a very suspicious-looking man turns up on their verandah, wanting to buy Uncle Dave's boat.
Troy and Tania are runin g out of time to save their mysterious friend.
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