As the families enter their second week, the weather finally turns in their favor and the men head out to sea hoping for a successful catch. The women are left with unrelenting domestic chores and the children head to school. But the fragile sense of community starts to fray as rivalries and hunger take their toll on the adults. As the going gets tough it becomes a challenge for them to keep together. Gavin Davies, in particular, struggles to feed his huge family, and it's only when a cargo boat comes calling that they all finally earn some much needed cash. A newcomer joins the village after jumping ship.