"LIVE" from the Majesty / 06-21-2008

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#1
6,051 Posts
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Hello everyone! Today is the first day of my first "LIVE" report aboard Norwegian Cruise Line. I will be sailing on the MS Majesty to Bermuda for a 7 night cruise.

We will be docked at the Ordnance Island Pier in St George's, Bermuda from Monday to Thursday.

Those of you who have followed my "LIVE" reports with RCI, and HAL already know that I will provide daily comments and trip reports from this cruise.

I will also try to post "LIVE" pics daily (as long as I am able to maintain a valid wireless connection)

The MS Majesty is currently owned by (Cyprus based) Louis Cruise Line, and is under charter by Norwegian Cruise Line until Dec 2009.

It will be interesting to see what 2.0 Enhancements will be implemented on this ship while she is leased to NCL.

The NCL Majesty was purchased in 1997, from Majesty Cruise Line, and was stretched in 1999.

This will be the first of 10 cruises sailing from the port of Baltimore (Cruise Maryland), and then she will sail another 10 cruises from Philadelphia, before returning to Charleston, SC later this year.

So sit back, and relax. . .this should be a fun cruise ! I hope that my internet connection stays active. I should be getting to Cruise Maryland by about noon, and I will try to post several pics before sail away at 4PM.

The weather for today should be nice (hopefully no rain !)
I will be sailing with my brother today . . .(Mrs Radio will be sailing with me for my next Cruise in September)


Thanks for tuning in !

Radio




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#2
Dallas, Texas
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Lucky you! I can't wait to hear how wonderful your cruise is. I want to go to Bermuda too! Please tell us about the island as much as you do the ship. My sister says that Bermuda is beautiful!
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#3
1,774 Posts
Joined Jun 2004
Originally posted by Radio
Hello everyone! Today is the first day of my first "LIVE" report aboard Norwegian Cruise Line. I will be sailing on the MS Majesty to Bermuda for a 7 night cruise.
Very nice, thanks! We sail on the Majesty one month from today. I can't wait to read your Live From reports.
#4
Granbury, Texas
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Joined Aug 2005
I'd be surprise if NCL implements many Freestyle 2.0 perks that require hard goods. The 2.0 perks not requiring hard goods maybe. Golly, the Majesty didn't implement Freestyle 1.0 all that well, you might be asking too much of the old gal for 2.0......
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#5
Wilmington, DE
738 Posts
Joined Jul 2007
Radio,

See you in a few hours

Weather looks good for Bermuda, and it looks like it should be a smooth trip.
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#7
Annapolis, Maryland
177 Posts
Joined Mar 2003
Hi, Can't wait to hear everything we are going on 8-16. Please tell me about the parking. We have never gone out of Baltimore. I hope you have a great trip!
#9
PHILADELPHIA PA
229 Posts
Joined Dec 2001
Hi Radio looking foward to your reports we have not sail ncl for over 10 years maybe we will give it another try after reading your reports.
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PHILADELPHIA PA
229 Posts
Joined Dec 2001
Hi Radio looking foward to your reports we have not sail ncl for over 10 years maybe we will give it another try after reading your reports.
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#11
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Joined Sep 2000
Sometimes when I get up early. . . My brain doesn't cooperate with my typing. . . .

On my first post I labeled the ship Majesty of the Seas, when I should have typed Norwegian Majesty. . . . Oooops Sorry NCL . . .

(Maybe the Mods can correct it ?, The Cruise Critic Mod's are great, aren't they !)

I should be getting to the pier in about 1 hour. . . .


Thanks for tuning in. . .

Radio



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#12
NJ
689 Posts
Joined Aug 2004
I'm looking forward to your live reports. Enjoy your cruise!
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#13
Northern Virginia
129 Posts
Joined Mar 2006
Thank you, Radio! I am looking forward to your reports and hope they are favorable.

Last year in Bermuda (on Empress) I saw the NCL ship in St. George's and so envied the lucky people who were parked there for 3 days. I took the plunge and reserved the Norwegian Majesty cruise for 2009. Much as I love Grandeur OTS, I need more time in Bermuda than a one-nighter.

Have a great cruise!
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#14
Bermuda
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Joined Sep 2007
Originally posted by Radio

The NCL Majesty was purchased in 1997, from Majesty Cruise Line, and was stretched in 1999.
When Majesty was under Majesty Cruise Line it was called CROWN MAJESTY and she DID come to Bermuda on weekly basis during the 1990's.
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#15
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Hey Radio! Have a great time on your cruise to Bermuda. I was there a couple summers ago with NCL on the Dawn and I'll be very interested to read whether you have a good week or not....mine wasn't so great. Guess that's why I'm sticking with HAL for the time being. Enjoy Bermuda...it's a very nice but somewhat expensive island.
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#16
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See that she's taken well care of ... we're sailing on her in one week!!!
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#17
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Hi Radio!

Looking foreword to sailing with you to Bermuda! I know its one of your favorite ports and this cruise gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy.

Can't wait for your pictures and LIVE posts!!

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#18
Coral Springs, Florida
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I sailed the innaugural way back in the nineties and it was named the "Royal Majesty" never heard of it being the "Crown" Majesty. and i've sailed her like a dozen times since it first came to Boston and did the Bermuda run.

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#19
56 Posts
Joined Jun 2008
Originally posted by Radio
Hello everyone! Today is the first day of my first "LIVE" report aboard Norwegian Cruise Line. I will be sailing on the MS Majesty to Bermuda for a 7 night cruise.

We will be docked at the Ordnance Island Pier in St George's, Bermuda from Monday to Thursday.

Those of you who have followed my "LIVE" reports with RCI, and HAL already know that I will provide daily comments and trip reports from this cruise.

I will also try to post "LIVE" pics daily (as long as I am able to maintain a valid wireless connection)

The MS Majesty is currently owned by (Cyprus based) Louis Cruise Line, and is under charter by Norwegian Cruise Line until Dec 2009.

It will be interesting to see what 2.0 Enhancements will be implemented on this ship while she is leased to NCL.

The NCL Majesty was purchased in 1997, from Majesty Cruise Line, and was stretched in 1999.

This will be the first of 10 cruises sailing from the port of Baltimore (Cruise Maryland), and then she will sail another 10 cruises from Philadelphia, before returning to Charleston, SC later this year.

So sit back, and relax. . .this should be a fun cruise ! I hope that my internet connection stays active. I should be getting to Cruise Maryland by about noon, and I will try to post several pics before sail away at 4PM.

The weather for today should be nice (hopefully no rain !)
I will be sailing with my brother today . . .(Mrs Radio will be sailing with me for my next Cruise in September)


Thanks for tuning in !

Radio




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Dude, why dont you enjoy your cruise instead of being on the computer
#20
Lexington, Virginia
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Hey Radio - I have anxiously been waiting for your live reports! I have now officially switched channels and tuned into NCL!

Can't wait for your wonderful pictures! We want to go to Bermuda next summer, so any advice would be appreciated.

Bon voyage!!!
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