Bill Randolph, is on his last assignment as field representative for the Senate Oversight Committee for the CIA. At the age of forty-three, he is ready to retire. Monique, his lovely young wife, is eagerly looking forward to his retirement and to their plans to go sailing on their new yacht. However, their plans fall apart when Bill is called upon to serve his country again in one emergency after another. Monique, out of loneliness and disappointment, accepts an invitation from friends to join them on a skiing trip to Chile. Their private jet crashes into the Guaviare River in the Colombian jungle. Bill is excused from his assignment in Iran, travels to Colombia, locates his wife, and rescues her from the clutches of drug lords. Getting back to their home in Ft. Lauderdale, they set sail on their newly commissioned ketch for the Virgin Islands. While in the islands they encounter a hurricane and rescue shipwrecked sailors. Leaving Eagle their Ketch in Charlotte Amalie they have to rush back home to Ft. Lauderdale and then fly to Washington for a meeting with the President.