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put (out) to sea

To begin or set out on a voyage at sea. I thought life as a sailor would be filled with adventure, but I've come to really dread putting out to sea. Our cruise puts to sea in just 10 days, I can't wait!
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--But no sooner had they put to sea than the winds of Crete began to blow.
Now her owner, businessman Steve Clarke, 50, is working on a method of lowering the upper sections of the masts every time the 100-ft-long schooner has to put to sea.
The Meteorological and Geophysics Office in North Maluku has warned of rainstorms in the area and advised ships not to put to sea.
BRITAIN'S most famous aircraft carrier has cost the taxpayer pounds 9million and hasn't put to sea for TWO YEARS.
News & World Report is typical: "Bristling with high-tech gear and missiles, the fleet is easily the most muscular America has ever put to sea.") But no matter how many wonder weapons come on the scene, the chain of command will always go through people.
The Baltic Fleet diesel submarine Dmitrov put to sea and proceeded to perform combat training tasks and work out the standards.
That greatly helps to reduce costs for our clients and limit the number of days when the boats can't put to sea."
We should build and put to sea our submarine fleet but remove the nuclear weapons.
Despite driving rain and gale force winds, five crewmen from the RNLI put to sea in the darkness of a November night, finding the stricken trawler and rescuing four men and a nine-year-old boy.
One piece of advice for members of the Government and politicians in general - never put to sea in a storm.
The Irish Coast Guard said a crack had been spotted in Rotterdam but it was deemed safe to put to sea.
He added: "This incident illustrates the need to put to sea well prepared."
ALL of those who live near the coast, in particular, value the efficiency and courage of the emergency services who put to sea or air to rescue those in danger.
TCG Heybeliada was put to sea with a ceremony on September 27, 2008 (during which the construction of F-512 TCG Buyukada, the second MILGEM class warship, also began).