meghad23
Contributor Level: Captain

Ships in bad weather

Another article I found (yes I'm procrastinating going to work...)

 

http://www.cruisehive.com/what-happens-when-the-cruise-ship-bad-weather/12267

 

Peeked my attention because my BF is obsessed with the hurricanes far off the coasts and thinks we are going to have issues... I will have to keep an eye out for the barf bags (never knew that!)

Tags: Bad weather What ships do.

10 Answers

BDRebel
Contributor Level: Captain

Unless you are sailing RC (sorry for the cheap shot) (not reallyBig Smile), the Captain will sail outside of the really heavy weather. You might get into some of the hurricane bands, but those aren't too bad.

ToddTheCruiser
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

In 2014 I did the western Caribbean cruise.  There were two storms on the eastern side and the captain kept us away from all of it by speeding up or slowing down.  No problems at all. 

cruznjan
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

Been there, done that!

Johngold
Moderator
Contributor Level: Captain

That would be such a blast !!!!!

glomarrone
Contributor Level: Admiral

I agree, the ship's captain will steer around any rough weather if at all possible.

 

That they will.

Johngold
Moderator
Contributor Level: Captain

C'mon... a little rough seas is good for you......

if  rough seas were a detriment... then America would never have been founded.

 

JusMe
Moderator
Contributor Level: Captain

If the ship is rocking R ro L,   I get drunk enough to sway L to R and all balances out.

WeCruiseToo
Moderator
Contributor Level: Captain

I’d rather be on a ship that can move to avoid a storm than at a resort in the path of one any day!

ToddTheCruiser
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

I as well.  After spending all that money I want a smooth enjoyable ride.

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