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Holland America Line 2016

Holland America Line

Holland America’s Rotterdam and Amsterdam feature Middle East cruises from Dubai in 2016 Holland America Line will be returning two of its sister ships, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, to Dubai in 2016, the cruise line has confirmed, with Amsterdam sailing west from Dubai as part of her World Cruise and Rotterdam heading east to Singapore. Rotterdam will cruise from Dubai on ...

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Baltic Tall Ships Regatta 2015

Sail Training International is delighted to announce the two European Cities hosting the Baltic Tall Ships Regatta 2015 – Klaipeda and Szczecin. These two ports promise a friendly and memorable experience for all vessels and trainees taking part in this challenging race. The event dates are: Port Arrival Departure Klaipeda, Lithuania Friday 5 June Monday 8 June Szczecin, Poland Friday 12 ...

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Passenger Ship with 458 on Board Sinks in China’s Yangtze River

Passenger Ship with 458 on Board Sinks in China's Yangtze River

CHINA HAS MOUNTED A RESCUE OPERATION AFTER A PASSENGER SHIP CARRYING MORE THAN 450 PEOPLE SANK IN THE POWERFUL YANGTZE RIVER AFTER BEING HIT BY STORMY WEATHER. Broadcaster CCTV said that one body had been recovered, and just 10 people rescued so far from the Dongfangzhixing, or Eastern Star which sank late Monday en route from the eastern city of ...

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Victory Casino Cruise to be sailing again on Friday after Coast Guard action


Victory Casino Cruise plans to be back in business with its Friday night gambling cruise. The ship, which operates out of Mayport, was shut down by the Coast Guard last week after it inspected the ship following an anonymous tip. Tim Levensaler, the ship’s senior captain and marine superintendent, would not say exactly what the problem was but did say ...

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World’s largest tall ship being built by Star Clippers

World's largest tall ship being built by Star Clippers

Tall-ship cruise line Star Clippers is building the largest square-rigged passenger ship for those who enjoy cruising under sail Star Clippers has begun construction on what will be the largest square-rigged sailing ship in the world. The new vessel, the fourth ship in the Star Clippers fleet, is expected to launch mid-2017. It will supersede the line’s flagship Royal Clipper, ...

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New Star Clippers vessel launched in the summer of 2017

New Star Clippers vessel

Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has started building a new ship due to be launched in the summer of 2017. The yet-to-be-named vessel – the line’s first new build since Royal Clipper in 2000 and the fourth in the fleet – will be the company’s biggest and most ambitious  to date, weighing in at 8,770 tons and capable of ...

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Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers New Cadiz to Lisbon

Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers New Cadiz to Lisbon Itinerary on m/v Tere Moana

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, reveals a new 7-night Cádiz, Spain, to Lisbon, Portugal, itinerary on The Moana. Departing from Cádiz, one of the oldest cities in Europe, The Moana sails the scenic Mediterranean coast of Spain, ...

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Queen Mary II Cruise Liner Due off Dun Laoghaire Next Wednesday

Queen Mary II Cruise Liner

What is the name of the big, blue ship off Dun Laoghaire?’ might well be a common Google search next Wednesday, May 20th when the Queen Mary II anchors off Scotsman’s Bay at 7am. Interest in cruise liners was at a high this week for the start of the Cruise Ship season into Ireland whenRoyal Princess Cruise Liner passengers were ...

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Tall ship Mercedes visits Southend Pier tomorrow

Tall ship Mercedes visits Southend Pier tomorrow

FAMILIES can experience a traditional sailing ship as it visits Southend tomorrow. People can walk the deck, take the helm or even experience the thrill of sailing when the tall ship Mercedes docks at Southend Pier UK . Vistors can tour the ship from 11am to 5pm tomorrow and Friday and take a cruise on it between 11am and 6pm ...

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Sailing excursion explores the coastline of Cuba

Adventure Smith Explorations

Adventure Smith Explorations is giving travelers another way to see Cuba with the launch of eight-day cruises along the country’s western and southern coastlines. Most of the sailing is done at night, leaving plenty of time for escorted people-to-people tours. Highlights include Havana, for a bus tour and an exchange with musicians of the Buena Vista Social Club; Maria LaGorda, ...

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