Does out in the following sentences make any difference?


1. Let's get on the boat and go to the sea.
2. Let's get on the boat and go out to the sea.

3. I like to be in the sea.
4. I like to be out in the sea.
Original Post
Sentences 1 and 2 are not right.

1 - You don't go to the sea unless you mean to go to the shore by car (for example). Also, we don't usually use the article here.

LDOCE gives a little difference in meaning.
Out to sea means away from the land. Go to sea means to go to work on a ship. Also put to sea means to make a boat go out to sea.

So it would be best to say
Let's get on the boat and go out to sea. or
Let's get on the boat and put to sea.

As for 3 & 4, 3 could mean that you like to be in the water but very close to shore. 4 could mean that you like to be in the sea far from land. For both of these, I understand it to mean to be in the water, not on a boat.

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