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τῶν ἐν ταῖς ναυσίν: i.e. τῶν ναυτῶν.

ἔστ̓ ἄν: quamdiu. For temporal clauses with ἄν and the subjv., see G. 1465; H. 923.

καραδοκοῦντες: eagerly expecting, lit. with outstretched head, an Ionic expression. Cf. Πάριοι δὲ ὑπολειφθέντες ἐν Κύθνῳ, ἐκαραδόκεον τὸν πόλεμον κῆ ἀποβήσεται Hdt. viii. 67.

ὥσπερ χορευταί: like members of a chorus, who keep their eyes on the leader during the whole performance.

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