he could catch any fish. To my embarrassment and horror I got seasick (my one and only time) in front of everyone. I learned a few things via DiscoverBoating.com about what to do if I ever feel seasick again. Some of the tips include;
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While I still haven’t had the chance to get on the water this summer (sadly because of all the snow days my daughter had to make up at school) I still have wonderful memories of boating from the last couple of summers. Being on the water instills a peace in me like no other-the waves lapping at the side of the boat make all my troubles slowly drift away. While I have suffered my series of blunders out on the high seas (as you will see from my story below) it has never stopped me from coming back.
A great memory I have was going out on my brother-in-laws boat in Hawaii a few days before I was getting married. My brother-in-law took us to a secret beach on Kauai that you can only get to by boat. The breeze blowing off of the ocean and the sun blazing down on us made for a perfect day. After we enjoyed a picnic on the secluded beach and hopped back onto the boat the sea got pretty choppy. My brother-in-law headed out to sea to see if
-keep your mind busy by steering the boat
-look at the distant horizon instead of at the water
-take deep breaths and drink lots of water
-lie down on your back and close your eyes
and whatever you do don’t go below deck!
Thankfully, my husband and I both enjoyed boating growing up, so we are both hoping to get onto the water this summer. We are looking forward to taking our two children now that they are old enough. It will be so fun to have them experience boating and all the fun that can be had. I can’t wait to show them the ropes and keep our family tradition of boating going strong.