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Often, thoughts of life sailing large ships across the high seas feel like distant fantasies.

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Most of Earth is made up of water. Literally a vast majority of the planet is covered in a wet majesty. The oceans spread far and wide and there is still so much we don't know about what stories the water keeps, things we'll never know. Living and traveling on the tides can be an incredible experience, but it can also be like something out of movie thriller. There are many who live to tell quite a tale and many who have not. The water has it's ghosts as well.

Redditor u/Jarsquat wanted all the sailors out there to tell us a tale or two from their time exploring open waters by asking.... Sailors, what's the creepiest, scariest, or most unnerving thing you've seen/witnessed while at sea?

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The open ocean can be a terrifying place even in full daylight, but pitch blackness definitely ups the creep factor.

Unable to see your surroundings with miles of the unknown beneath you, it's understandable that most people might be a little jumpier than usual.

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