Pier 88, New York City

Photo from Barbara Ramsay Orr

  There is nothing in the cruising world quite so exciting as the christening of a brand new boat. The christening ceremony of the Scenic Eclipse was especially highly anticipated – not just because the ship is revolutionary and ultra-luxurious. Not just because it has two helicopters and a submarine. Not just because it is drop dead gorgeous. Those are all true and compelling reasons for excitement. But the reason we are all a bit giddy is …

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