Originally Posted by SunDeck
As for ships, I have always heard the head out to sea to ride out hurricanes. Is this true?
I heard this once, as well, and I believe the thinking is that it is a lot safer to take the winds and the waves out in the open sea than it is to risk being slammed into the shore, the dock, rocks, other boats, houses and what have you.
Makes sense - but I am not sure if it is true.