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#1
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Joined Jul 2000
We were notified this evening that the Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony are expected to meet at sea tomorrow morning at approximately 8:00 AM EST

We are supposed to be able to view the Symphony from the port side of the ship.

Keith
#3
Calabasas
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Joined Feb 2010
Will be watching;aak I just saw that it will be 5 am here on the Pacific coast. Will you be 2-3 hours ahead of us? If so it will be daylight and visible on camera, if not, out of luck here
#6
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Joined Jul 2000
The expected time is 8:00am est so for California that is 5:00 am.

It was in 2008 when we had a rendezvous with the former harmony at Milford sound. Given location this may be different but we are very excited about this.

I hope to take video as well bun not sure if I will be able to post that until we are home. Of course I will post photos.

Keith
#7
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Joined Jul 2000
Anne Marie just called me to say she could see a very small white dot from the front of the ship on the promenade deck which is the Crystal Symphony.

Keith
#8
Central Maryland
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Joined Mar 2009
I think I see Symphony on the Serenity bridge cam. It looks like looking from Symphony Serenity is obscured by the sun's reflections.

Roy
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#9
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Joined Jul 2000
We are with the Symphony.

A minute ago Cruise Director Gary Hunter came on the speaker and I asked us all to say Hi Symphony and then we played We Are The Champions For Them.

Keith
#10
Houston, Texas
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Joined Oct 2005
Each ship is now clearly visible on the other's webcam. I just saw a shot from the Symphony of Lido guy Clary's head from behind, looking at people on the deck of the Serenity with binoculars. Very cool!
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#13
211 Posts
Joined Oct 2002
Ahoy Serenity!, Prepare to be boarded!! What a great sight to see such a beautiful ship and you guys have a great sound system!

Safe travels and big hugs!

G
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#14
Memphis, Tennessee
534 Posts
Joined Jul 2009
Both ships were docked in the Turks a few years ago (right after the refurb of the Symphony). It was so much fun to watch the staff yelling across to each other. Some couldn't get off duty and had relatives on the other ship.

There was also a battle of the bands on land. Can't remember who won. Guests of each ship could tour the other ship. The captain said it was the first time the Serenity and Symphony had docked together. I think it had happened with the Harmony. And it might have happened since then. But a fun surprise.
#15
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Originally posted by gmarsh
Ahoy Serenity!, Prepare to be boarded!! What a great sight to see such a beautiful ship and you guys have a great sound system!

Safe travels and big hugs!

G
Safe travels.

We could hear you all loud and clear including Cruise Director Paul McFarland.

Enjoy!

Keith
#16
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Joined Apr 2002
Such a cool experience!! Thanks for the heads up, Keith!

I could see the back of Clarry's head, too, on Symphony!

What a great way to start the day!!

Ricki
#18
611 Posts
Joined Jan 2005
Originally posted by Keith1010
Safe travels.

We could hear you all loud and clear including Cruise Director Paul McFarland.

Enjoy!

Keith
Awesome Keith!!! Love the photo and can't wait to be onboard in 6 days. Look forward to meeting Paul.
that must have been so exciting!!!
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#20
fort lauderdale, fl, usa
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Joined Oct 2000
Originally posted by cpinstein
Both ships were docked in the Turks a few years ago (right after the refurb of the Symphony). It was so much fun to watch the staff yelling across to each other. Some couldn't get off duty and had relatives on the other ship.

There was also a battle of the bands on land. Can't remember who won. Guests of each ship could tour the other ship. The captain said it was the first time the Serenity and Symphony had docked together. I think it had happened with the Harmony. And it might have happened since then. But a fun surprise.
It happened in Barcelona a year or so ago. We were on the Serenity, and the Symphony was nose to nose with us (they were kissing). Guests were able to visit either ship, and it was great fun.