New Lobsterbake Cruises Added for 2012

American Cruise Lines has just announced new Lobsterbake sailings on their New England Islands Atlantic coastal cruises. Guests on the June 17, 23; July 28 and August 18, 25 sailings will enjoy a complimentary lobsterbake while exploring Newport's Fort Adams. This classic New England feast includes succulent lobster, clams and mussels, freshly prepared right before …

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2011 Holidays Aboard Small Ships

Many people settle down with family during the holidays to catch up, and reconnect with loved ones. For a small group, the holidays are a perfect time to explore and experience the world. Small ship cruises have been busy this holiday season, exploring diverse areas of our world, from the southern reaches of Antarctica and …

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Former Cruise West Ships – Where are they now?

Back in the 90's and into most of the 2000's, Cruise West was a major player in the small ship cruising niche industry. Many of our clients fell in love with their Alaska experience and the ships. With the one-year anniversary of the Cruise West's demise approaching, we like to check in on the former …

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Cruise Report: American Cruise Lines – American Spirit – Day 6

Chesapeake Bay – St. Michaels, MD We arrived in St. Michales, MD last night and we are staying until the wee hours of Friday. We are docked in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. The largest collection of watercraft in existence - 76 boats scattered over 18 acres and 23 buildings. The American …

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Two Former Cruise West Ships Reappointed within 24 Hours

I just find it so interesting that two of the now defunct Cruise West ships have been re-appointed within the past 24 hours. Spirit of Yorktown - now Yorktown with Travel Dynamics International sailing the Atlantic Coast and Great Lakes more... Spirit of Endeavour - now Safari Endeavour with American Safari Cruises now sailing Alaska …

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Yorktown to Sail Great Lakes / Atlantic Coast for Travel Dynamics

Travel Dynamics International, a leading operator of high-caliber educational programs aboard small cruise ships, recently announced that they have acquired the Spirit of Yorktown from the now defunct Cruise West cruise line. The ship, renamed "Yorktown," will sail the Atlantic Coast, Canandian Maritimes and Great Lakes during the summer of 2012. The Yorktown is the …

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Cruise Report: American Cruise Lines – American Spirit – Day 5

Chesapeake Bay – Oxford, MD Woke up to glorious clear skies and a little less hot, not cool but less hot. We actually did not sail last night as I thought we would. Instead the plan was to stay docked and drive over to Oxford. After breakfast we were offered a bus tour over to …

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