GulfQuest exhibits offer immersive experiences in an array of maritime topics including early settlements and trade routes, marine archeology and shipwrecks, Gulf marine life, weather and hurricanes, marine and coastal environments, maritime commerce and shipbuilding, ship navigation and communication, offshore oil/gas platforms, and much more.
THREE SHEETS TO THE WIND
Someone who is "three sheets to the wind" is inebriated. A sheet is a rope that helps to control a sail. Since many large sailing vessels had three masts, a ship with three sheets blowing freely was out of control.