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  • Smooth sailing so far at Lido Boat Show

    Smooth sailing so far at Lido Boat Show
    After an international boat trip of his own, Ray Wilson was back selling at the Lido Boat Show on Saturday. The representative for Heritage Yacht Sales was pushing a pair of Catalina sailboats, ones he said could cruise around the world much like he...
  • Can't make my cruise because of a hurricane

    Can't make my cruise because of a hurricane
    Debra Weissman can't get to Seattle because of a hurricane. Her cruise line will only offer a 75 percent credit toward a future sailing, even though she bought insurance. Is that enough? Q: We booked a cruise to Alaska on Norwegian Cruise Line last...
  • What to do when your river cruise turns into a bus tour

    What to do when your river cruise turns into a bus tour
    It was supposed to be the vacation of a lifetime for Pat and James Frost -- a river cruise in France on the Viking Europe, from Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saone. The retired couple from Concord, Ohio, even added three days in Paris to round off their bucket-...
  • Go Away With ... Billy Campbell

    Billy Campbell stars as Darren Richmond on the AMC series "The Killing." Born in Charlottesville, Va., the actor resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and says he loves exploring Canada. "I go out to Vancouver Island, rent a cabin in Ucluelet, surf...
  • The joy of first-time cruising

    Sailing away from our port of embarkation, I join my fellow cruisers on deck to wave goodbye to Barcelona. As we gracefully float by a Disney ship docked at the next berth, its passengers wave happily to us. Insinuating that we're envious of not being...
  • Seniors on the Go: Look to April for best positioning cruise rates

    Seniors on the Go: Look to April for best positioning cruise rates
    Over the years, I've pitched "positioning cruises" as one of the top travel bargains you can find, and this year will be no exception. The best rates will be for sailings in April, with several starting in the range of $30 to $35 per person per night....
  • Letters: Giving the America's Cup its due

    Re "Team USA rides a comeback wave," Sept. 26 Congratulations to The Times for finally getting coverage of the America's Cup race on the front page. The only losers in this event are the people who didn't watch it. To see those 7-ton catamarans...
  • Un-Cruise concentrates on the little things, which are huge

     Un-Cruise concentrates on the little things, which are huge
    This year InnerSea Discoveries and American Safari Cruises became one company, Un-Cruise Adventures (un-cruise.com). So what, you might wonder, is uncruising? "In the late '90s, I returned from a world sailing trip with two kids and wife. We had 21/2...
  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
    Check out festivals and events in October across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • The Harbor Report: Predictions came true for Fleet 1 title

    The Harbor Report: Predictions came true for Fleet 1 title
    I really got it handed to me during last weekend's Harbor 20 Fleet 1 Championships. The winds were light, and I could not put the puzzle together to make it to the finish line before most of the competitors. No matter how I look back at the weekend,...
  • Navy announces revised sports schedule during government shutdown

    Navy announces revised sports schedule during government shutdown
    Navy's athletic department has released a list of events that will and won't be played this weekend as the government shutdown continues. As is the case with Saturday's home football game against Air Force, only non-appropriated funds and resources,...