Cruise secrets: Why the Drake Passage is the most dangerous sea in the WORLD
Cruise ships can withstand extreme forces when out at sea, as they battle everything from thunderstorms to huge waves caused by hurricanes.
There is one place that is known for being one of the most dangerous seas in the world.
Called the Drake Passage, it is located between Cape Horn in South America and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.
Also known as Sea of Hoces, the Drake Passage is named after Sir Francis Drake, a sea captain who travelled the world in the 16th century.
The 1000km (600m) wide passage is known as the gateway to Antarctica, but also one of the most treacherous... read more
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