DVCruise
Contributor Level: Captain

How Long till you Have Your Sea Legs?

It usually takes me awhile to get acclimated to being at sea.  It's not a seasickness but more of an equilibrium issue.  By that evening, I am normally fine and comfortable at sea.  How bout you?

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WeCruiseToo
Moderator
Contributor Level: Captain

We’ve always been fine right from the start, even back when ships had a lot more movement.  Never felt any difference returning to land either.  Lucky I guess.

noname111
Contributor Level: Captain

We have more of an issue getting our land-legs back than our sea-legs.

 

Same for me.  I'm fine from the start of sailing.

I'm usually fine right from the start.

OldGreyWolf
Contributor Level: Cruise Director

Usually the first evening I am good. Not 100% but good. The key seems to be to eat small amounts frequently and have a drink or two. Amazing what a glass of wine or 3 can do to develop sea legs Yummy. By the end of dinner I am 100%.

And yes sometimes getting the land legs is the issue. After a 14 day cruise it took a day and a half before things on land stopped moving.

BDRebel
Contributor Level: Captain

I never notice a difference. My wife on the other hand takes about 36 hours getting on and about a week after getting off.

Bubba54
Contributor Level: Captain

Right from the start.

BAK1061
Contributor Level: Captain

If we've had rough seas we notice it when we get home.

rob315
Contributor Level: Purser

It takes me a bit when the ship first pushes away from the dock... but all is well within a few minutes

Johngold
Moderator
Contributor Level: Captain

Never been an issue, but in the same vein......While it takes only an hour for my sinuses to clear from the sea air. How long after the cruise does it take to get stuffy.

 

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