Sailing the Great Lakes

From the St. Lawrence Seaway to Chicago – Exploration in your Back Yard

While it's thrilling to travel to and explore foreign, exotic lands, sometimes we forget about the adventures in our own back yard. The Great Lakes make up the largest inland sea in the world. These five interconnected lakes hold 21 percent of the world’s fresh water and cover an area larger than the entire United …

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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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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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