Great Rail Journeys Exclusive River Cruise Charters: First Departure Saving


2019 is a big year for Great Rail Journeys ( / 01904 527 180) as it’s launch season for their new chartered river cruise ships. To celebrate with its customers, the operator has announced an early booking offer.  A saving of up to £150 pp on the inaugural departures of their Danube and Rhine charter sailings is available for bookings made on or before 14th August 2018.

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Global Ship Manager Nordic Hamburg Selects KVH AgilePlans Program for VSAT Connectivity on its Vessels

Crew welfare, global coverage, and business flexibility of Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) cited as deciding factors

MIDDLETOWN, RI – June 19, 2018 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that global ship manager Nordic Hamburg has chosen KVH’s new advanced TracPhone® V7-HTS antenna equipment and the AgilePlansTM subscription-based Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) program to bring fast, global connectivity to its vessels. Installations for 13 vessels have been completed, with plans for an additional 12 through 2018.

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Rambler 88 Takes Line Honors in 51st Newport Bermuda Race

Leaving most of the fleet far behind in light winds, George David’s Rambler 88 crossed the finish line off St. David’s Lighthouse at 5:51:51 Eastern daylight time on Sunday evening. Earning line honors among the 169 boats racing in the 51st Newport Bermuda Race, the big gray boat’s elapsed time over the 635-mile course was 50 hours, 31 minutes, 51 seconds.

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The Cruising Association goes large at Southampton Boat Show

CA House London:

The Cruising Association, founded in 1908 and the largest British-based organisation catering exclusively to the needs of cruising sailors, returns to Ocean Hall at the Southampton Boat Show this year with a larger eye-catching 3m x 5m stand to welcome its members and attract even more cruising enthusiasts to discover the delights of cruising whilst flying the CA burgee.
A graphic depiction of the smart and larger CA Stand


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