If you are looking to take a journey that involves rough seas, it is best that you go prepared. Do not take that trip unless you are especially equipped to deal with life threatening emergencies. Another common option arising these days is to seek the advice of a trip advisor. If you do decide to take on professional advice, it is crucial that you do a few background checks to make sure the person is legit and create backup plans so that your friends and family always know where you are going.
Most independent boating companies usually know the best routes when traversing stormy seas and they usually have good safety training, but when dealing with boating companies overseas, it would wise for you to look up reviews online and make sure that others had a good experience. Checking for things like, whether or not the boating company has a good history of repairs, telecommunication equipment on board are some of the things you should review before going on that trip.
Last but not least, always keep your friends, family and a trip advisor aware of where you are and where you are planning on going the next day. It gives you and your loved ones, peace of mind and a plan of action in case things don’t work out as planned.