thanks everyone! ...again! :?
This work is very difficult but we hope that our desire for glory will give us strength.
Hoc opus difficillimum est sed speramus cupiditatem nostram victoriae vires datura esse nobis.
I know that you are all asking whether he did it or not.
Scio omnes vestri rogare utrum id fecerit necne.
(did I get the utrum. . .necne formation right?)
I had sailed ...