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1 minute ago, eeyoreworld said:

Sadly I doubt there is any overtime, I know because my hard working husband is a ship's Captain. He's scheduled for his time away and if in port or at sea, he works 12-18 hours per day with no days off for weeks at a time (and certainly no overtime) until it's time for his leave. No such thing as the European working time directives when you work at sea. He works for one of the companies with better conditions as well!


see my response above 😊

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2 hours ago, beachmad123 said:

just looked for you  £54.00p

for 200 .

Hope that helps 

All ready for xmas and new year on Ventura then an overnight in S/Hampton before joining Aurora.

Think I will wait till we get to St Maarten, for "duty free "

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2 hours ago, hamish123 said:

All ready for xmas and new year on Ventura then an overnight in S/Hampton before joining Aurora.

Think I will wait till we get to St Maarten, for "duty free "

Wow, that's some trip. 

Have a fantastic time. 

Andy 

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2 hours ago, eeyoreworld said:

Sadly I doubt there is any overtime, I know because my hard working husband is a ship's Captain. He's scheduled for his time away and if in port or at sea, he works 12-18 hours per day with no days off for weeks at a time (and certainly no overtime) until it's time for his leave. No such thing as the European working time directives when you work at sea. He works for one of the companies with better conditions as well!

So, am I understanding this right? 

Your husband is a ships captain and you are taking him on a cruise for Christmas!! 

Talk about a Busmans holiday😊

Andy 

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7 minutes ago, AndyMichelle said:

So, am I understanding this right? 

Your husband is a ships captain and you are taking him on a cruise for Christmas!! 

Talk about a Busmans holiday😊

Andy 

Yes, that's right Andy! I need to get my sea fix in too! 😄 

Edited by eeyoreworld

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4 minutes ago, eeyoreworld said:

Yes, that's right Andy! I need to get my sea fix in too! 😄 

The things us men do for our loved ones!! 

If Michelle took me to 'work' for Christmas, divorce would be on the cards... 😊

I hope you both have a fantastic time, Merry Christmas. 

Andy 

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It seems like its took ages sitting here, bet it feels ever longer for those on board.

 

Of course there are upsides, but I bet they're (mostly) glad to be home.

Edited by Monorail Orange

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1 hour ago, AndyMichelle said:

Wow, that's some trip. 

Have a fantastic time. 

Andy 

Yes its something we try to do each year, since we both retired, although we had our Caribbean xmas cruise on the Oriana cancelled a couple of years ago, because of engine problems, so I can empathise with others in the same boat, so to speak.

 

Look out for me and Phil on the karaoke.!!

 

Clive 

 

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5 minutes ago, hamish123 said:

Yes its something we try to do each year, since we both retired, although we had our Caribbean xmas cruise on the Oriana cancelled a couple of years ago, because of engine problems, so I can empathise with others in the same boat, so to speak.

 

Look out for me and Phil on the karaoke.!!

 

Clive 

 

We will do Clive. 

Whats your karaoke song of choice? 

Andy 

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14 minutes ago, AndyMichelle said:

We will do Clive. 

Whats your karaoke song of choice? 

Andy 

Wide variety,! to include, Neil sedaka, some Tom jones, Elvis, Dean martin, etc, etc,. but probably song of choice would be " Don't "

by Elvis.

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22 minutes ago, hamish123 said:

Wide variety,! to include, Neil sedaka, some Tom jones, Elvis, Dean martin, etc, etc,. but probably song of choice would be " Don't "

by Elvis.

Oh excellent, I look forward to singing along. 

Andy

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7 minutes ago, AndyMichelle said:

Oh excellent, I look forward to singing along. 

Andy

Great,! off to bed now, early start in the morning.

See you soon.

Clive

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Welcome back to those whose return was delayed

Bon Voyage, Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all those joining today; have a wonderful cruise 

 

Please look after Ventura.  Don’t let her break again.  We have our 2020 cruise to look forward to

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11 hours ago, AndyMichelle said:

The things us men do for our loved ones!! 

If Michelle took me to 'work' for Christmas, divorce would be on the cards... 😊

I hope you both have a fantastic time, Merry Christmas. 

Andy 

😂 Have a lovely Christmas and a great trip on her for the new year, we will be ready for some healthy living by then after being 'next meal' focused on our trip! 

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16 hours ago, eeyoreworld said:

Yes, that's right Andy! I need to get my sea fix in too! 😄 

Tell him ,no backseat driving.

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On ‎12‎/‎16‎/‎2019 at 10:14 PM, AndyMichelle said:

Oh excellent, I look forward to singing along. 

Andy

Hey Andy,a little known fact.Elvis was a Hammer.He wanted to record Claret and Blue Suede Shoes but the Colonel changed it cos 'e was Chelsea.

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4 hours ago, brian1 said:

Hey Andy,a little known fact.Elvis was a Hammer.He wanted to record Claret and Blue Suede Shoes but the Colonel changed it cos 'e was Chelsea.

Thank you very much... Said like Elvis of course... 

Andy 

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On ‎12‎/‎18‎/‎2019 at 4:24 PM, AndyMichelle said:

Thank you very much... Said like Elvis of course... 

Andy 

Hu,hu hu.I think that's how you spell it,lol.

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Just in case anyone is watching a shipping movements website this afternoon - 

 

Captain told us yesterday that the software update for the thrusters was successful but that the software engineers would like to do one last test before they disembark tomorrow.  Soooo, Ventura will be doing a 360 degree turn - pirouette, as he said - between 3&6 this afternoon.

 

Much as we might wish to be heading back to the Caribbean, Southampton remains our destination!

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4 minutes ago, eddie11 said:

Just in case anyone is watching a shipping movements website this afternoon - 

 

Captain told us yesterday that the software update for the thrusters was successful but that the software engineers would like to do one last test before they disembark tomorrow.  Soooo, Ventura will be doing a 360 degree turn - pirouette, as he said - between 3&6 this afternoon.

 

Much as we might wish to be heading back to the Caribbean, Southampton remains our destination!

 

<sarcasm>

P&O software engineers doing testing after some system changes? Perhaps they could move straight onto the website after they've signed it off 😃

</sarcasm>

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