Concerned About Seasickness? How to Avoid Getting Seasick on a Cruise

Tips for preventing seasickness (and recovering quickly if you do get seasick on your cruise)

waves are the most common reason people get seasick on a cruise

Are you worried about getting seasick during your cruise? The good news is that classic wood gulets are massive vessels, and therefore very stable in the water. However, each person's response to the continuous rocking motion of the boat (even while anchored) varies and some people become seasick.

What is seasickness?

Seasickness is a form of motion sickness that occurs when your senses send conflicting information to your brain. On a boat, it is usually caused when the signals sent by receptors in your inner ear don't match the signals sent from your eyes.

rough conditions are uncommon, and don't necessarily lead to symptoms of seasickness

A Rough Day at Sea

What are the symptoms of seasickness?

When your brain gets confused by the mixed messages, you may start to experience the symptoms of seasickness which include nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Other common signs are sweating and a general feeling of unease. Not exactly how you want to feel during your dream vacation!

What should you do if you start to feel seasick during the cruise?

anyone can develop symptoms of seasickness in rough conditons

If you think it's likely you'll get seasick on your cruise, we suggest consulting with your doctor or pharmacist for advice and medication in advance of your vacation. It is important to be proactive, as most medications are only effective if taken before the symptoms begin.

In the event that you do become ill while on board, please advise a member of the crew immediately. (Don't be embarrassed - it can happen to the most experienced of sailors from time to time!) Captain Oktay will closely monitor the weather conditions and stay in calm, protected waters for the smoothest voyage possible, which should help help alleviate your symptoms..

Don't let the worry of becoming seasick on a cruise ruin a potentially great vacation. Plan ahead and be prepared to ensure you feel ship-shape for the duration of your Blue Cruise gulet holiday with Arkadaslik Yachting.

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