What is your unforgettable experienced at sea?

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Post by readandsmile » 10 Sep 2017, 01:04

A bonding time with my family during family reunion.
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Post by kdstrack » 10 Sep 2017, 09:50

I had the opportunity to go whale watching in Dominican Republic. Seeing these huge creatures surface straight up out of the water and fall flat is extraordinary. It was truly amazing! Wish I could do it again.

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Post by mratdegraff91 » 10 Sep 2017, 10:07

I haven't spent much time at sea but the times I have been, I have gotten extremely sea sick. The easiest memory for me to recall was a fishing trip where someone caught a shark on their line while deep sea fishing and it began pulling the boat along with it attempting to flee. We were on a good sized boat so I was shocked at how it was able to pull it. I was younger too so it scared me pretty bad.
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Post by jeminah28 » 11 Sep 2017, 23:46

I can't forget when we swim together holding hands , 3 of my cousins and me. But, withdraw my hands cause i know it's deep. My three cousins continued to swim. After, a while, my 3 cousins got drawn, 2 survived luckily but the other one died. From then on i am afraid at the sea.
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Post by breyfoglese » 12 Sep 2017, 10:08

I was in the cabin of a fairly big ship (six stories, we were on the top level), and a wave broke over the top of the boat. I couldn't believe that water could get that rough. The crew was amazingly competent - I don't even know if they were nervous or if it was par for the course.
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Post by Nick Rones » 26 Sep 2017, 15:26

I went swimming (snorkeling) with dolphins in Mozambique (Africa).

I would highly recommend this! It is a bucket-list experience.

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kandscreeley wrote:I personally love cruising. I love being on that open water with absolutely no land in sight. It's an amazing experience. To see a sunset or sunrise at sea is something else.
A cruise is definitely on my bucket list. I can think that you witness a lot of amazing things and sea animals
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Post by eelavahs-jay » 29 Sep 2017, 23:16

I've been on a few beach trips. Nothing special. I live on an island so I don't really get that excited about the ocean. I do love it though. It's a dream of mine to go on a cruise. I haven't had any unforgettable experience at sea now that I think about it.

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Post by Miriam Molina » 30 Sep 2017, 23:18

I recall this embarrassing incident in a beach resort in Vietnam. I can't swim. The ocean was rolling, with waves coming one after another. One wave knocked me out of balance, then another wave crashed with me still sprawled in the water. I almost drowned. And the water was only shin-deep!

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Post by Ama Idim » 07 Oct 2017, 01:48

Never had such experience but I can imagine that it will be enjoyable. I would love to have the experience.
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Post by Anjum » 10 Oct 2017, 08:52

I went to beach when I was a child but I don't remember much of the experience.
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Post by Christina O Phillips » 10 Oct 2017, 09:03

I have a horrible fear of the water and I cannot swim. My husband, on the other hand, loves to fish. We even have a boat. This past summer we went to Texas and as a special birthday gift for him, we went on two charter fishing trips, both of which took us way far out into the Gulf of Mexico.

The first trip, I was so sick the entire time I'm pretty sure I lost about 5 pounds, but he caught many unique fish that he never would've caught back home so he was happy and I was happy for him.

The second trip, I was not as sick, and I even caught a tuna and he caught a shark and other fish that again he would not be able to catch back home.

Those fishing charters were very memorable for both of us.

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Post by CataclysmicKnight » 13 Oct 2017, 13:15

I've never actually been out to sea, but I DO have a couple awesome memories on water. One was on a "duck" - it's a vehicle that can drive on land AND go into the water and work like a boat. The other was just the couple times I was able to go to Disney World late at night and take the boat over to one of the parks, it was such a gorgeous sight and the wind was soooooo nice in such a horribly hot place.
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Post by Job Njoroge » 15 Oct 2017, 08:35

Having never been out to see I have no experience of it leave alone an unforgettable
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Post by Sarah Immanuel » 17 Oct 2017, 15:27

At some point, I almost drowned but somebody saved me from drowning.

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Post by Stapes » 22 Oct 2017, 14:28

CatInTheHat wrote:Definitely whale watching. Took me further out than I normally like but it was an amazing experience.
I also love this! It brings back so many childhood memories of whale watching with the family on holidays.

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