VIDEO: Power of the sea

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The video below depicts the incredible strength and power — and beauty — of the sea, at her margins, as well as offshore.

Watch commercial fishermen and workboats jog into extremely “boisterous” conditions: monstrous seas, gale winds, sheets of spray. It gives you an appreciation for the expression “a well-found boat.” This is no place to lose an engine, broach or suffer a hull breach.

Click play to watch the wonder of Mother Nature.

Prone to mal de mer? You might have sympathy for the seamen aboard the vessels here. You will witness, in the words of an old Cape Horner, those “windswept fields of eternity.”