The Privateer Clause

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Everywhere in the Caribbean from Cozumel to Aruba, there is plenty to do on a bargain cruise. When you save and travel on the ship and eat the same food as folks who paid two or three times as much as you did, you have won. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

From Journal Sentinel  Four days before Abbey Conner was found floating face down in a pool at a Mexican resort, Mary Jo Kuhn waded over to a swim-up bar in the same complex. On her second drink, she blacked out. …

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New Carnival Vista sails for the first time in April 2016. Carnival photo.

Enjoy this unique footage of two Carnival ships, the Carnival Magic and the Carnival Vista in port. The story line of Who Collects The Souls includes drone surveillance of a ship. Published on Dec 26, 2016, by Adam Zweimiller 4K footage of …

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Rough Going Can Visit the Most Dependably Smooth Voyage By Ken Rossignol MIAMI, FLA. — It’s all about the bass – is quite the tune for many pop singing groups with some such as Home Free really able to pull …

Rough weather? It’s all about the bass Read More »

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One can actually visit HELL at Cayman Island, which offers a safe, friendly and interesting day in port. Watching the dolphins perform, spending a day at the beach and taking the trip to hell and back is a lot better than being at a murder scene in the nearby Jamaica. Stay on the ship in Jamaica and be sure to visit Hell at Cayman. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

Murder of a tour van driver waiting for cruise ship passengers in Bahama port. These posts on the Facebook page of Tellis Virgil at Speak Up Bahamas describes the reaction of citizens of Bahamas. April 23, 2017 — A vicious …

Caribbean Crime: 35 murders in first 11 days of 2017 in Jamaica; tour bus driver murdered at cruise docks Read More »

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Carnival Miracle Nick & Nora supper club was one of the best specialty restaurants tried on any cruise ship. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

Ordinarily taking a cruise to Cuba would not rate high in my house. Being trapped on a ship packed with “wild and crazy” middle-agers eager to “partay” on a conga line would be my wife’s idea of Hades. As for …

Thinking of going to Cuba? You should read this first and then pick some other voyage Read More »

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It’s time to thank the Good Lord. We all have a lot to give thanks for and especially those souls who were on the recent foolish voyage of the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas which came very close to …

Paperwhite Giveaway notes 104th anniversary of Titanic just 8 weeks after Anthem nearly rolled over with 6,000 souls on board Read More »

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Fishing boats in the harbor of Samana, Dominican Republic. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

  Chapter Nine Do you want a slice of lemon with that Caribbean Crime? The first time I visited the Dominican Republic was on an old classic ocean liner in 1985. This was just about the time the modern cruise …

Do you want a slice of lemon with that Caribbean Crime Cocktail? Read More »

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Anthem pool deck Elwell photo

Those responsible for sending Anthem into path of storm should be terminated After sailing on Royal Caribbean owned ships dozens of times, I had grown to have enormous respect for their company, fleet, captains and crews. While Carnival had a …

First lawsuits filed against Royal Caribbean for sailing Anthem directly into path of dangerous storm Read More »

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Anthem pool deck Elwell photo

 From GCaptain: The U.S. Coast Guard says it will inspect the storm-damaged Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas upon its scheduled return to New York Harbor Wednesday evening following a nightmare cruise into a hurricane force storm off Cape …

Ships should not sail into the path of a storm; especially one with thousands of lives on board Read More »

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Pirates Attempt to Attack Yacht Near Nicaragua From DOCKWALK Dockwalk received word via email that pirates attempted an attack on the 70-foot M/Y Golden Eagle on January 27, 2016, off the east coast of Nicaragua. The Nordlund vessel was transiting …

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