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Iamboatman Book Review: “Cruise Confidential: A Hit Below the Waterline”

UPDATE:  I guess the author liked my review (below).  You can also read it on his website:  http://lovebruns.com/Templates/Review_GoldringTravel.html. I just finished reading a very light, but interesting, book entitled: Cruise Confidential: A Hit Below The Waterline. One Crazy Year Working on Cruise Ships. It is probably worth a few hours to read it as it

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Yacht Brokerage and Legal Panel – American Superyacht Forum

As I previously wrote, I was on a panel in June at The Yacht Report’s American Superyacht Forum in Newport, Rhode Island. The panel discussion was on issues and concerns with yacht brokers.  The transcript of the panel discussion can be found here: http://www.synfo.com/Whitepapers/asf08/ASFDay2BrokerageForum.pdf For those of you that know me as a travel agent,

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American Superyacht Regatta 2008 Video

For any of you interested in a bit of silly at times, but also beautiful, video of the Regatta click on this link: http://www.synfo.com/SynfoTV/synfotvLargeScreen.asp?video=1196 As they say, Yachting: Steeped in Tradition. Soaked in Beer!

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Boat International USA 50 Largest US Owned Yachts – MSY Islander

Today I received the August 2008 edition of Boat International USA and it lists the 50 largest yachts with a United States owner. I, quite proudly, saw that the superyacht that I breathed, ate, slept and drank for almost five years of my life remains – after an incredible 18 years – on the list.

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The Seabourn Pride, Legend and Spirit – Long Range Plans

There has been in further inquiry about the plans for Seabourn’s current fleet of three small yachtlike ships with more than enough false rumors and innuendo that their end is near. The fact is, as I had previously posted, the triplets are part of Seabourn’s long range plans. Here are some truths: 1. The smaller

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American Superyacht Forum – America’s Cup Regatta

As I had mentioned, two weeks ago I fulfilled a dream of sailing on the 12 metre yachts that are the America’s Cup. It was all in fun and we had a blast. Here are some photos: Sometimes you just have to love your job…no matter how hard the work is!

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Seatrade Cruise Shipping Conference

Today I received my quarterly Seatrade Cruise Review and I was pleasantly surprised when the Supplement had a photograph of me on a panel (State of the Superyacht Industry) as the lead in to announcing the 2008 Conference in video and transcript will be available online at http://www.cruiseshipping.net/ later this summer. When it goes online

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Seabourn – Double Keel Laying

Seabourn and T. Marrioti held a double ceremony today commencing the laying of the keels for the two sister ships (still unnamed) to the Seabourn Odyssey. By laying the keels for ships to be delivered in 2010 and 2011 Seabourn is making a strong statement that its 32,000 Gross Registered Ton ships that are 650

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