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CARIBBEAN PRINCESS –

Capt. Marco Fortezze (May 1, 2017)

 

CORAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nicolo Binetti (May 20, 2017)

Capt. Michele Tuvo (May 28, 2017)

Capt. Andrea Poggi (November 11, 2017) per pre-cruise email

Capt. Dariusz Jarusz Balana (Jan. 2018) per pre-cruise e-mail)

 

CROWN PRINCESS:

Capt. Martin Stenzel (Aug. 2017)

Capt. Vincenzo Lubrano (December 9, 2017)

 

DIAMOND PRINCESS:

Capt. Graham Goodway (last report July 25, 2016) still on??

 

EMERALD PRINCESS:

Capt. Vincenzo Lugano (Oct. 8, 2017)

Capt. Martin Stenzel (December 20, 2017)

GOLDEN PRINCESS:

Capt. John Foster (May 19, 2017)

 

GRAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Ronald Wilson (Apr. 23, 2017)

 

ISLAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Mariano Manfuso (Jan. 4, 2017)

 

MAJESTIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Dino Sagani (July 2017)

 

PACIFIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (May 12, 2017)

Capt. Paul Slight (will be on November 23, 2017, per pre-cruise email)

 

REGAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (assumed command 1 Aug. 2017)

Capt. Tim Stringer (per emails will be back for 21OCT17)

 

ROYAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nick Nash (Sept. 2017)

 

RUBY PRINCESS:

Girogio Pomata (Oct 2017)

 

SAPPHIRE PRINCESS:

 

 

SEA PRINCESS:

 

STAR PRINCESS:

Capt. Stefano Ravera (Apr. 2017)

 

SUN PRINCESS:

Capt. Rikard Lorentzen

 

 

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The best Captain I remember was Captain Tony he was on The Ruby Princess in 2010. He would walk around the ship all the time and talk to all the passengers. I will never forget him he was a regular guy and a

Great Captain for Princess Cruises. He is retired now.

Tony

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CARIBBEAN PRINCESS –

Capt. Marco Fortezze (May 1, 2017)

 

CORAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nicolo Binetti (May 20, 2017)

Capt. Michele Tuvo (May 28, 2017)

Capt. Andrea Poggi (November 11, 2017) per pre-cruise email

Capt. Dariusz Jarusz Balana (Jan. 2018) per pre-cruise e-mail)

 

CROWN PRINCESS:

Capt. Martin Stenzel (Aug. 2017)

Capt. Vincenzo Lubrano (December 9, 2017)

 

DIAMOND PRINCESS:

Capt. Graham Goodway (last report July 25, 2016) still on??

 

EMERALD PRINCESS:

Capt. Vincenzo Lugano (Oct. 8, 2017)

Capt. Martin Stenzel (December 20, 2017)

GOLDEN PRINCESS:

Capt. John Foster (May 19, 2017)

 

GRAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Ronald Wilson (Apr. 23, 2017)

Capt. Diego Perra (Nov. 2017 per Pre-Cruise e-mail)

 

ISLAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Mariano Manfuso (Jan. 4, 2017)

 

MAJESTIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Dino Sagani (July 2017)

 

PACIFIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (May 12, 2017)

Capt. Paul Slight (will be on November 23, 2017, per pre-cruise email)

 

REGAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (assumed command 1 Aug. 2017)

Capt. Tim Stringer (per emails will be back for 21OCT17)

 

ROYAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nick Nash (Sept. 2017)

 

RUBY PRINCESS:

Girogio Pomata (Oct 2017)

 

SAPPHIRE PRINCESS:

 

 

SEA PRINCESS:

 

STAR PRINCESS:

Capt. Stefano Ravera (Apr. 2017)

 

SUN PRINCESS:

Capt. Rikard Lorentzen

 

 

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• DO NOT push the "Quote" button. It creates a copy that the next person cannot properly update.

• Do a "Copy" of ALL of the text, including these instructions, from the most Recently posted Princess Captains list.

• Go to the bottom left of the latest post and click the "Post Reply" button.

• Paste your copied text into the box that opens.

• Make your modifications to the list.

• Click "Submit Reply" button just below the list you are modifying.

• Confirm that everything is correct - you can edit for up to 20 minutes.

• If you are unsure how to do the above, just post your updates and the next person can update the list checking that they are adding all of the updates submitted since the last list was posted

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CARIBBEAN PRINCESS –

Capt. Marco Fortezze (May 1, 2017)

 

CORAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nicolo Binetti (May 20, 2017)

Capt. Michele Tuvo (May 28, 2017)

Capt. Andrea Poggi (November 11, 2017) per pre-cruise email

Capt. Dariusz Jarusz Balana (Jan. 2018) per pre-cruise e-mail)

 

CROWN PRINCESS:

Capt. Martin Stenzel (Aug. 2017)

Capt. Vincenzo Lubrano (December 9, 2017)

 

DIAMOND PRINCESS:

Capt. Graham Goodway (last report July 25, 2016) still on??

 

EMERALD PRINCESS:

Capt. Vincenzo Lugano (Oct. 8, 2017)

Capt. Martin Stenzel (December 20, 2017)

GOLDEN PRINCESS:

Capt. John Foster (May 19, 2017)

 

GRAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Ronald Wilson (Apr. 23, 2017)

Capt. Diego Perra (Nov. 2017 per Pre-Cruise e-mail)

 

ISLAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Mariano Manfuso (Jan. 4, 2017)

 

MAJESTIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Dino Sagani (July 2017)

 

PACIFIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (May 12, 2017)

Capt. Paul Slight (will be on November 23, 2017, per pre-cruise email)

 

REGAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (assumed command 1 Aug. 2017)

Capt. Tim Stringer (per emails will be back for 21OCT17)

 

ROYAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nick Nash (Sept. 2017)

 

RUBY PRINCESS:

Capt. Girogio Pomata (Oct 2017)

 

SAPPHIRE PRINCESS:

Capt. Heikki Laakkonen (as of October 16, 2017)

 

SEA PRINCESS:

 

STAR PRINCESS:

Capt. Stefano Ravera (Apr. 2017)

 

SUN PRINCESS:

Capt. Rikard Lorentzen

 

 

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• Make your modifications to the list.

• Click "Submit Reply" button just below the list you are modifying.

• Confirm that everything is correct - you can edit for up to 20 minutes.

• If you are unsure how to do the above, just post your updates and the next person can update the list checking that they are adding all of the updates submitted since the last list was posted

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CARIBBEAN PRINCESS –

Capt. Marco Fortezze (May 1, 2017)

 

CORAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nicolo Binetti (May 20, 2017)

Capt. Michele Tuvo (May 28, 2017)

Capt. Andrea Poggi (November 11, 2017) per pre-cruise email

 

CROWN PRINCESS:

Capt. Martin Stenzel (Aug. 2017)

Capt. Vincenzo Lubrano (December 9, 2017)

 

DIAMOND PRINCESS:

Capt. Graham Goodway (last report July 25, 2016) still on??

 

EMERALD PRINCESS:

Capt. William Kent (May 28, 2017)

Capt. Vincenzo Lugano (Oct. 8, 2017)

 

GOLDEN PRINCESS:

Capt. John Foster (May 19, 2017)

 

GRAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Ronald Wilson (Apr. 23, 2017)

 

ISLAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Mariano Manfuso (Jan. 4, 2017)

 

MAJESTIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Dino Sagani (July 2017)

 

PACIFIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (May 12, 2017)

Capt. Paul Slight (will be on November 23, 2017, per pre-cruise email)

 

REGAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Craig Street (Apr. 2, 2017)

Capt. Tim Stringer (departed 1 Aug. 2017)

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (assumed command 1 Aug. 2017)

Capt. Tim Stringer (per emails will be back for 21OCT17)

 

ROYAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nick Nash (Sept. 2017)

 

RUBY PRINCESS:

Commodore Giuseppe Romano (Aug 2017)

 

SAPPHIRE PRINCESS:

 

 

SEA PRINCESS:

Capt. Paolo Ravera (October 2016)

 

STAR PRINCESS:

Capt. Stefano Ravera (Apr. 2017)

 

SUN PRINCESS:

Capt. Rikard Lorentzen

 

 

How to Update Princess Captains List:

 

 

• DO NOT push the "Quote" button. It creates a copy that the next person cannot properly update.

• Do a "Copy" of ALL of the text, including these instructions, from the most Recently posted Princess Captains list.

• Go to the bottom left of the latest post and click the "Post Reply" button.

• Paste your copied text into the box that opens.

• Make your modifications to the list.

• Click "Submit Reply" button just below the list you are modifying.

• Confirm that everything is correct - you can edit for up to 20 minutes.

• If you are unsure how to do the above, just post your updates and the next person can update the list checking that they are adding all of the updates submitted since the last list was posted

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CARIBBEAN PRINCESS –

Capt. Marco Fortezze (May 1, 2017)

 

CORAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nicolo Binetti (May 20, 2017)

Capt. Michele Tuvo (May 28, 2017)

Capt. Andrea Poggi (November 11, 2017) per pre-cruise email

 

CROWN PRINCESS:

Capt. Justin Lawes (no later than Nov 8, 2017) per Patter on board.

Capt. Vincenzo Lubrano (December 9, 2017)

 

DIAMOND PRINCESS:

Capt. Graham Goodway (last report July 25, 2016) still on??

 

EMERALD PRINCESS:

Capt. William Kent (May 28, 2017)

Capt. Vincenzo Lugano (Oct. 8, 2017)

 

GOLDEN PRINCESS:

Capt. John Foster (May 19, 2017)

 

GRAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Ronald Wilson (Apr. 23, 2017)

 

ISLAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Mariano Manfuso (Jan. 4, 2017)

 

MAJESTIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Dino Sagani (July 2017)

 

PACIFIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (May 12, 2017)

Capt. Paul Slight (will be on November 23, 2017, per pre-cruise email)

 

REGAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Craig Street (Apr. 2, 2017)

Capt. Tim Stringer (departed 1 Aug. 2017)

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (assumed command 1 Aug. 2017)

Capt. Tim Stringer (per emails will be back for 21OCT17)

 

ROYAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nick Nash (Sept. 2017)

 

RUBY PRINCESS:

Commodore Giuseppe Romano (Aug 2017)

 

SAPPHIRE PRINCESS:

 

 

SEA PRINCESS:

Capt. Paolo Ravera (October 2016)

 

STAR PRINCESS:

Capt. Stefano Ravera (Apr. 2017)

 

SUN PRINCESS:

Capt. Rikard Lorentzen

 

 

How to Update Princess Captains List:

 

 

• DO NOT push the "Quote" button. It creates a copy that the next person cannot properly update.

• Do a "Copy" of ALL of the text, including these instructions, from the most Recently posted Princess Captains list.

• Go to the bottom left of the latest post and click the "Post Reply" button.

• Paste your copied text into the box that opens.

• Make your modifications to the list.

• Click "Submit Reply" button just below the list you are modifying.

• Confirm that everything is correct - you can edit for up to 20 minutes.

• If you are unsure how to do the above, just post your updates and the next person can update the list checking that they are adding all of the updates submitted since the last list was posted

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Wondering where the update for the Coral (Jan. 2018) went?

Captain Dariusz Jarusz Balana

This was in my pre-cruise newsletter

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On the Caribbean princess in January 2018, Captain is Mario Ciruzzi per email I got last week

Diane

Our table mates on the British Isles September cruise nicknamed him Captain Invisible. In 27 days I think we saw him 4 times.

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Captain Jon Paul Bryant, better know on his bridge announcements as "JB from the bridge", captained my September 25- October 18, 2017 cruise from Dover to Venice on the Pacific Princess.

He was highly visible, pleasantly sociable with a good sense of humor, and was an excellent communicator re: anything that affected the itinerary.

I'd love to sail with him again anytime.

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Capt Paolo Ravera is no longer on Sea Princess; he is currently captain of the Sapphire.

 

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We just returned from a b2b on Regal Princess with Captain Tim Stringer. For us, good captains can make such a difference. We so enjoyed his being our captain--personable, visible around ship talking with guests, kept us in touch with what was going on both at noon and when we were leaving ports as well as a few other messages. His service for Veteran's Day was touching, warm and so meaningful to all the people there. Would love to travel with him anytime. Thanks, Captain Stringer.

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CARIBBEAN PRINCESS

Capt. Marco Fortezze (May 1, 2017)

 

CORAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nicolo Binetti (May 20, 2017)

Capt. Michele Tuvo (May 28, 2017)

Capt. Andrea Poggi (November 11, 2017) per pre-cruise email

 

CROWN PRINCESS:

Capt. Justin Lawes (no later than Nov 8, 2017) per Patter on board.

Capt. Vincenzo Lubrano (December 9, 2017)

 

DIAMOND PRINCESS:

Capt. Graham Goodway (last report July 25, 2016) still on??

 

EMERALD PRINCESS:

Capt. William Kent (May 28, 2017)

Capt. Vincenzo Lugano (Oct. 8, 2017)

 

GOLDEN PRINCESS:

Capt. John Foster (May 19, 2017)

 

GRAND PRINCESS:

Capt. Ronald Wilson (Apr. 23, 2017)

 

ISLAND PRINCESS:

Capt. MIchele Tuvo (at least late 2017 and forward)

 

MAJESTIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Dino Sagani (July 2017)

 

PACIFIC PRINCESS:

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (May 12, 2017)

Capt. Paul Slight (will be on November 23, 2017, per pre-cruise email)

 

REGAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Craig Street (Apr. 2, 2017)

Capt. Tim Stringer (departed 1 Aug. 2017)

Capt. Fabrizio Maresca (assumed command 1 Aug. 2017)

Capt. Tim Stringer (per emails will be back for 21OCT17)

 

ROYAL PRINCESS:

Capt. Nick Nash (Sept. 2017)

 

RUBY PRINCESS:

Commodore Giuseppe Romano (Aug 2017)

 

SAPPHIRE PRINCESS:

 

 

SEA PRINCESS:

Capt. Paolo Ravera (October 2016)

 

STAR PRINCESS:

Capt. Stefano Ravera (Apr. 2017)

 

SUN PRINCESS:

Capt. Rikard Lorentzen

 

 

How to Update Princess Captains List:

 

 

• DO NOT push the "Quote" button. It creates a copy that the next person cannot properly update.

• Do a "Copy" of ALL of the text, including these instructions, from the most Recently posted Princess Captains list.

• Go to the bottom left of the latest post and click the "Post Reply" button.

• Paste your copied text into the box that opens.

• Make your modifications to the list.

• Click "Submit Reply" button just below the list you are modifying.

• Confirm that everything is correct - you can edit for up to 20 minutes.

• If you are unsure how to do the above, just post your updates and the next person can update the list checking that they are adding all of the updates submitted since the last list was posted

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Where is Capt Todd McBain? We quite enjoyed him on the Diamond last April in Asia.

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Does anyone know what ship Captain Giorgio Pomata is on?

 

He was commanding Ruby Princess in early November. No idea if he's still there.

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Just received email to say Captain Gennaro Arma will be on the Diamond for our Japan cruise April 2018.

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Last week on the Ruby (January 27th) the captain was Paolo Arrigo. He was an out and about meet and mingle captain. Very personable, witty and funny. And extremely good looking!!!!!

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Where is Capt Todd McBain? We quite enjoyed him on the Diamond last April in Asia.

 

Yes, I would also like to know.

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Yes, I would also like to know.

 

According to a pre-cruise email, Captain Todd McBain will be on the Emerald Princess for a 12 day Alaska cruise from Los Angeles to Alaska and back to Los Angeles that leaves on April 27, 2018. Hope that helps

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Got an email from Captain Tuvo - we are sailing Star Princess 5/26/18 - Alaska NB. Don't know what the email signifies! Talking about filling out travel documents!

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Got an email from Captain Tuvo - we are sailing Star Princess 5/26/18 - Alaska NB. Don't know what the email signifies! Talking about filling out travel documents!

We used to get numerous precruise emails in the past, but they stopped a few years ago.Am the only one they stopped emailing?

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Got an email from Captain Tuvo - we are sailing Star Princess 5/26/18 - Alaska NB. Don't know what the email signifies! Talking about filling out travel documents!
Did you happen to get an e-mail saying who the Maitre D will be?

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Does anyone know what ship Captain Giorgio Pomata is on?

 

The email we got in mid January for our late March cruise on the Ruby is "from" Capt. Pomata. I assume this means he will be the Captain of the Ruby -- I know there was a captain change at the end of January, so thinking that is when Capt. Pomata came aboard

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We sail on the Star , April 25 th haven’t got any e-mails about Captain or any of the crew fi4st time no e-mails . I keep thinking it maybe too early

 

 

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The email we got in mid January for our late March cruise on the Ruby is "from" Capt. Pomata. I assume this means he will be the Captain of the Ruby -- I know there was a captain change at the end of January, so thinking that is when Capt. Pomata came aboard
Thank you!

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The email we got in mid January for our late March cruise on the Ruby is "from" Capt. Pomata. I assume this means he will be the Captain of the Ruby -- I know there was a captain change at the end of January, so thinking that is when Capt. Pomata came aboard

 

That's unfortunate. I think he is the least personable of all princess captains.

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That's unfortunate. I think he is the least personable of all princess captains.

 

 

 

Us and another couple are sailing on the Regal on April 15th and neither have received any emails!!!

 

 

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Wow! That’s crazy! I do know April 25 is Captain Tuvo on the Star.

 

 

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Did u see that on a web site ? We r going to be on the Star April 25th

 

 

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Did u see that on a web site ? We r going to be on the Star April 25th

 

 

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He had said so on the last cruise I went on with him as captain.

 

 

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Ooooh that’s awesome we haven’t met him yet , but we have heard that he’s really great

 

 

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That's unfortunate. I think he is the least personable of all princess captains.

 

Great 😜 He will be doing our vow renewal. I read in a recent Ruby review that the captain change seemed to have a negative impact on on the ship (b2b2b review). No worries, we have the rare suite this time, family/friends along and no way the Captain is going to ruin my trip

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