Sailing Calendar: June 2017:
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America’s Cup: Skunked Again in Bermuda:
Hamilton, Bermuda (May 31, 2017) – Mother Nature has proved that she is the only force that can beat the collective might of the America’s Cup teams. She delayed day one of racing with excessive winds, and she returned today with winds that proved to be too light.
An announcement today by the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) and America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM) confirmed that the four scheduled Round Robin 2 Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers races planned today would have to wait until tomorrow. When velocity is outside the 6 to 24 knot wind range, racing is postponed, which has thus far occurred on two of the six scheduled race days.
“It is obviously …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – America’s Cup: Skunked Again in Bermuda, Editor
The Amazing Western Caribbean Cruise
Everything that you can think of for an island paradise is found in the Western region of the Caribbean perceived in their sun kissed grounds, alluring beaches of clear water and white sand, beautifully preserved natural sights, and historical indications of old civilizations. Big liners like the Royal Caribbean and the Carnival Cruises have their all year round packages to the Western route. Other lines such as Celebrity Cruises, Holland America, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Princess Cruises only have seasonal cruises during certain months of the year. You get a choice of budget cruises that are easy on the pocket to the most expensive luxury cruise on any of these cruises depending on your choice of accommodations and services. Most cruises port of origin includes New Orleans, Texas, and Florida and stops over the ports of Cozumel, Ocho Rios of Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Montego Bay to have a glimpse of old Spanish forts, eco adventures, and exciting activities underwater.
On Board Features in Caribbean Cruise Ships
Caribbean Cruises have been known to offer much progress in introducing new and high tech facilities for voyagers to get the best cruise experience ever. In contrast with the basics and only deck chairs and restaurants of the bygone era , there are now more advanced equipment and amenities on board. To get value for their money, passengers often choose liners having more facilities and services. New innovations and improvements in facilities like in cafs and dining places, waterslides, casino, gaming rooms, gym and fitness centers, cinemas and theaters, and even ice rinks and wall climbing features are all available on board most recent and advanced cruise ships. The interiors of the ship, the amenities, and services offered on board speaks well of a great cruise liner and how they have lived up to the goal of bringing a remarkable cruise vacation and relaxation experience floating on the Caribbean sea.
Wonderful Getaway with Princess Caribbean Cruises
Unleash the sun kissed islands of the Caribbean that are bursting with tropical delights, ancient remains, multicultural inhabitants, and the alluring beaches and inviting turquoise waters. Grab the great opportunity to travel to 350 ports of call with 115 itineraries in the Caribbean with the Princess Cruises. Princess Cruises have gigantically sized ships that could carry up to 3,000 passengers and smaller ones hosting 600 guests all with exceptional hospitable ambiance and lavish interiors. People of all ages from children to adults will surely find themselves worthy amenities and facilities to keep them entertained the whole cruising time. Shore excursions and island port of call visits are outrageously wonderful with the varying islands scenery and treasures. Dining is never a problem with its wide array of lavish and ordinary restaurants serving traditional dishes or special culinary masterpieces. Learn why Princess Cruises sets apart from other cruise lines and why many people love it.
Best Family Caribbean Cruises
Families nowadays tend to choose vacation cruises as a get away since itineraries and activities are suited for the whole family including the children. Cruise companies usually offer and organize amusement and educational activities that are fitted for teens, toddlers, and even babies on board their cruise ships. The Disney Cruise Lines brings their famous Disneyland theme together with the Disney characters on board the ship to bring enchanting entertainment for the whole family. Adventure activities such as wall climbing, ice skating and ocean adventures are part of the onboard activities organized by the Royal Caribbean International in all its cruises for the enjoyment of its guests. For families with little ones along, worry less and indulge in the cruise activities more since cruise ships have baby sitting services where you can be sure of their unfaltering and dependable service such as the Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Celebrity Cruises, and Carnival Cruise Lines.
One can take their pick from the Caribbean Cruises that suit every passengers preference. You can choose from the many Holland America Line Cruises such as a stateroom, a cabin with balcony or window, or even a suite.