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27-04-2019, 10:29   #16
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Would love to know how this trip is going?
I'm up since 6am not much sleep, the good news is the kids slept great. We are being hammered from the port side atm a lot of rolling. Some of the ceiling tiles have fallen out from the force of the waves. We should be in Dublin for 8pm

Tried to attach a screen shot but the wifi is too weak this is where we are now 28°28'10.8"N 81°26'53.4"W
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27-04-2019, 10:34   #17
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Haven’t been on a really bad crossing in years, maybe 8 years.

Glad ye are getting through.
It’s the chance we all take with the ferry each year.
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Never again. Helsinki to Talinn during a winter storm and it was 12-14m seas.
I would have missed that crossing for sure. Fair play for braving it. Any videos?
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Never again. Helsinki to Talinn during a winter storm and it was 12-14m seas.
I would have missed that crossing for sure. Fair play for braving it. Any videos?
Sure do will post later when home, the wifi is too weak
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Excellent. Love a good high seas video.
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27-04-2019, 10:55   #21
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Yes....take video!

Had a very rough experience on that route years ago.

It was so rough that there was no hot food/drinks served and it was too rough for crew to clean vomit off floors/decks!!! Everybody was confined to sitting.
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We have had to slow down again, captain just announced that we won't hit Dublin until 10pm now...

Plenty of people getting sick I'd say too much breakfast, some people are eating like we are going to run out of food lol
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reminds me of a North sea crossing from scandinavia decades ago... I was so ill they would not let me off until I had seen the port doctor as there had been a typhoid scare. shudders.
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God sounds like hell- usually on a plane with turbulence or bad weather they manage to pull out of it and it’s only temporary. A long ship crossing is relentless in rough weather like being stuck in a washing machine!
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I travel this route often and even with a 6 hour delay before I slept through most of the rougher stuff. Hope it eases off for you OP. I was on the WB Yeats a few weeks ago it was a choppy crossing but I thought the ship was very smooth.
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We have had to slow down again, captain just announced that we won't hit Dublin until 10pm now...

Plenty of people getting sick I'd say too much breakfast, some people are eating like we are going to run out of food lol
Wow, that'll make it 24 hours on board so? About 8 more than it should be I think? Hope there's no damage on the parking decks.

Don't know how anyone can eat on a sailing like that. Was on an awful crossing as a young lad on Sealink ferry from Holyhead which still haunts me lol, just wanted to keep the head down and eyes closed.
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Wow, that'll make it 24 hours on board so? About 8 more than it should be I think? Hope there's no damage on the parking decks.

Don't know how anyone can eat on a sailing like that. Was on an awful crossing as a young lad on Sealink ferry from Holyhead which still haunts me lol, just wanted to keep the head down and eyes closed.
Ha ha exact same happened to me circa 1990- first time ever on a ship, day trip to Fishgusrd! Was a major deal at the time! Sick as a dog on the thing. Was fine with sailing ever since really. Sammy Sealink ftw

Has the ship from Cherbourg managed to dock yet in Dublin?

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Plenty of people getting sick I'd say too much breakfast, some people are eating like we are going to run out of food lol
Had same experience on a booze cruise years ago over to holyhead. Sick was everywhere. Sink bowls full of it. I had to lay down outside a toilet, seen this lady walk out. Everything looked black and white except this bright red handkerchief this lady was holding. She looked ok ,then the handkerchief gets flung to her mouth and sick squirts out of the sides.

Jesus it was brutal.
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Tried to attach a screen shot but the wifi is too weak this is where we are now 28°28'10.8"N 81°26'53.4"W
That lat/long put you just outside Orlando, Florida.
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That lat/long put you just outside Orlando, Florida.
I knew it, he's a time traveller.
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