World’s Largest Cruise Ship Sucks the Water off Fort Lauderdale Beach [VIDEO/IMAGES]

As Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas departed Port Everglades, Florida last week, the hydrodynamic response of the ship as it interacted with the surrounding tidal areas left beach-goers puzzled, and for those who were in the water, perhaps even a bit worried as they were sucked toward the channel…

Video and Images shot by maritime headhunter and University of Miami sailing coach, Craig Johnson –  Flagship Management www.flagshipmgt.com

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Oasis of the Seas Royal Caribbean Port Everglades

Oasis of the Seas Royal Caribbean Port Everglades

Oasis of the Seas Royal Caribbean Port Everglades

Oasis of the Seas Royal Caribbean Port Everglades