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Farewell Eclipse

Today, the Celebrity Eclipse sailed from Southampton for the last time after 7.5 years and eight wonderful seasons. The second of the Solstice class to set propeller in Southampton Water, she made her debut on a hazy April day in … Continue reading

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Captain Apostolos Bouzakis Passes Away

A familiar face to many who sailed with Celebrity Cruises, the company have announced the sad news that he has died: “It is with heavy hearts that we regretfully announce the passing of Captain Apostolos Bouzakis, a great man and … Continue reading

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Cruise Line Loyalty Clubs

I have touched on this subject a few times over the past couple of years and am returning to it now because there have been more changes recently to Royal Caribbean’s Crown & Anchor Society and Celebrity’s Captain’s Club. First … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2012, Hello 2013

Well here we are on the last day of the old year and what a busy one it’s been. Sadly the maritime year began with tragedy on the 13th January, when Costa Concordia his a rock off Giglio, partially capsizing … Continue reading

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Celebrity Constellation Cruise – Le Havre to Bilbao

After dinner I went for our 11pm sailaway, only we left about fifteen minutes early! I was tweeting about waiting as we moved off. There hadn’t been any pre-departure announcement from Captain Peppas. We were heading into rough seas – … Continue reading

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Celebrity Constellation Cruise – Southampton to Le Havre

Well here we were. My first Connie cruise from Southampton since they changed her itinerary for refit and added one from the 25th-30th April 2007. My second cruise, first solo and just had a fantastic time. My love affair with … Continue reading

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Celebrity’s Captain’s Club Moving Points Goalposts? – Updated

I have written a couple of times in the past about how unfair credits are compared to nights and, if the following is true and not just a mistake by someone, then it goes some way to proving it. Let’s … Continue reading

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