I do not see Elizabeth + Barbossa and even if she were, I do NOT see her skipping day forty, but it is nice to read a non-canon 'fic that's not gooey with stupid. Graceful and fun to read.
Heh. Kiss of death. It's true.
"Hers" doesn't need an apostrophe.
"all the men knew that marriages could only be performed by a captain on his own ship." This very thing had indeed crossed my mind.