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From the photo it looks like her stern lines gave way.
Am I missing a link to this photo?
Independence OTS May '15, Eastern and the corner aft, Allllllllllll Right!
Freedom OTS May '14, Back with the best cruise buddies, EVER!
Independence OTS Dec '13, Crusin' with my Baby cuz we wanna
Carnival Breeze '13, Cruisn' from Miami again, with a twist
Freedom OTS May '12, 30th Anniversary Cruise
Explorer OTS May '11, Sailing past Lady Liberty for the first time
Freedom OTS Dec '10, Old Man's 50th b-day and first JS
Freedom OTS May '10, Back again on a corner aft
Adventure OTS Oct '09, Celebrating my wife's big 5 - Oh my goodness birthday
Liberty OTS May '09, Cruisn' from Beautiful Miami, without our buddies
Majesty OTS Dec '08 Getting away before our busy season
Mariner OTS May '08 Goin' crusin' with the best cruisemates on the seas! Season III
Enchantment OTS Dec '07 Cruising because we wanna!
Enchantment OTS July '07 The We Gotta Get Away One More Time Before Bowling Season Cruise
Majesty OTS July '07 The PCDS Cure Cruise
Mariner OTS May '07 The Best Cruising Friends Cruise, SEASON II
Enchantment OTS Aug '06 The Let's try it again cruise
Mariner OTS May '06 The best cruising friends cruise
Sovereign OTS Aug '05 The lack of air conditioning cruise
Explorer OTS May '05 The Maho Beach and Trunk Bay cruise
Mariner OTS Aug '04 The cruise we took with our son for HIS honeymoon
Sovereign OTS May '04 The Mom & Dad Cruise
Voyager OTS June '03 One of the best cruises
Sovereign OTS Nov '02 The get away cruise
Enchantment OTS Aug '02 The shortest cruise in history
Sovereign OTS Aug '01 The one that got this whole mess started
John Heald posted this on his FB page from Butch, the cruise director on the Breeze:
At approximately 6:20 this evening a very quick, but very strong storm passed over the port in Venice. The wind gusts were over 70 knots. Immediately we stopped the embarkation process. Two mooring lines broke and the captain immediately ordered the release of the other lines. The captain maneuvered the ship at an angle in the port to avoid and damage to the ship. I made several announcements of the emergency address system with the advisement of the Captain keeping our guests informed of the situation as of now(7:55pm) we are back safely alongside the pier and securing the gangways again to continue embarkation and pax movement into the port of Venice. Everyone is safe and happy! Getting ready for the welcome aboard show."
Wow...we got off the Breeze that morning and the rain was just starting around 8:30am. We had a flight at 7pm that night, but caught an earlier flight at 12:30pm. We are thankful we missed all of that excitement.
I can tell you the 12 nights leading to that were the calmest seas we have encountered on any cruise. It was unbelievable.
Glad no one was hurt.
Happened to us on the Pride last year in Pt Canaveral, winds at 90knots, all the mooring lines broke but 1, anchor broke w/ the sudden drop so we were stuck there all night and missed a stop in Nassau. Had tugs pushing against us all night keeping us straight. Was pretty wild & something we will never forget.
Can't wait to see how many poeple come on here after they get home & rant about wanting their money back.