Force 10 gale today and the seas are awesome but it’s behind us and so not nearly as radical an experience as it might have been.
In the image above, I was looking out through the window of the Bridge, in a position of comfort.
I took the image above from the safety of a protected open doorway opening onto the deck. No way it was safe to actually go out on deck.
I heard of a German tourist who had gone missing earlier that season from a cruise ship in the Drake Passage. They worked out that he must have gone to a favourite place at the stern to take photographs and been swept away by a huge wave.