For those whose lives revolve around the sea, there is no greater honor than being buried in its depths when death comes knocking. At a glance, burial at sea seems relatively easy. You just need to make sure your deceased loved one is well-protected so that no sea creature can disturb his or her eternal sleep, and secure the body with dead weight to make it stay at the bottom of the sea.
However, burials at sea are notoriously difficult to do, not to mention several legal repercussions that can happen to you if you do not follow the proper legal protocols.
While there are private charters that specialize in this kind of thing, it wouldn’t hurt to know the do’s and don’ts when honoring your departed relative’s request of being buried at sea. Read more on this article: