Gone Sailing!

On June 27, 2013 By

We’re currently sailing onboard the beautiful Schooner Zodiac as she makes her way from Bellingham, Washington to Seattle via the picturesque San Juan Islands. It’s an active cruise and, as you might imagine, sailing schooners are known for their graceful way of cutting through the water and less for their Wi-Fi capabilities.

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We alluded to it the other day in our Live Report from the Cruise3Sixty convention here in Vancouver, Canada, and now we can take the wraps off the entire voyage.

Beginning in August, we’ll set out aboard Windstar Cruises’ Wind Star on a Live [...]

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Cruising the San Juan Islands and Alaska by Land and Sea

Next week marks the start of a whopping 17 days of Live Voyage Reports here on From the Deck Chair, as we sail the San Juan Islands aboard the gorgeous Schooner Zodiac and travel to Alaska to escort a stunning 12-day journey [...]

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Every Sunday, I write an article on cruise travel and its related destinations in The Province, one of the most-read newspapers in Vancouver and British Columbia. The tricky part is that I never quite know what word allotment I’m going to get. With that in mind, I wanted to run the full, 600-word piece [...]

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Cruise3Sixty Vancouver continued today at the Vancouver Convention Centre West building, under the watchful gaze of Holland America Line’s Zuiderdam, which was in town to embark guests on another weeklong roundtrip journey to Alaska.

For press, today was mainly a day to reconnect with colleagues and discover new partnerships on the tradeshow floor, [...]

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Cruise3Sixty Vancouver kicked off in a big way today, with CLIA President & CEO Christine Duffy delivering the keynote speech. In a nutshell: the industry is experiencing unprecedented growth. The first of three “General Sessions” held between 8am and 10am, however, will likely be best remembered for Norwegian Cruise Line [...]

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It’s time once again for the annual Cruise 3Sixty conference and trade show, put on by the Cruise Lines International Association, or CLIA. And this year, it’s more accessible than ever – at least, somewhat selfishly, for me: it’s being held right in the heart of downtown Vancouver, at the new [...]

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Earlier this week, I discovered an exciting new kind of cruise destination almost entirely by accident – and it left my heart racing. It’s no ordinary journey; in fact, it’s a journey that is (sadly) out-of-bounds to many readers. But if you’re eligible to visit Cuba, the opportunity to circumnavigate that country from the comfort [...]

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Last year, I wrote an article about a handful of classic cruise ships that have fascinated me for years that are on my “must-sail” bucket list. Today, I thought I’d add a few more ships to that list. These aren’t ships you might automatically think of cruising aboard (or that you even recognize), but [...]

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If you’re looking for the ultimate cruise vacation, you might want to flip the calendar to January, 2015. That’s when ultra-luxury line Silversea will send their intimate, 382-guest Silver Whisper on a stunning 115-day voyage that encircles the world and calls on five continents, 30 countries and 50 unique destinations all [...]

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