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  1. The Ferry Man

    Naviera Armas orders new cruise ferry.

    https://www.vesselfinder.com/news/13640-Rauma-Marine-Constructions-and-Tallink-sign-letter-of-intent-for-a-new-car-and-passenger-ferry?fbclid=IwAR28KFwFb_T8zR0dIHzUpMIQDz_ZNphVcTqNj2976rxSm3Fb8EY3FJOk7UQ Another possibility is Rauma Marine Constructions (I believe the yard that built the P&O Spirits) who have just announced the construction of another cruise ferry newbuild for Tallink
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    HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    That is my interpretation. I think it will go in front of the current "end" section at vehicle deck level.
  3. I think its a matter of relativity. Food will always be more expensive somewhere where you have a captive audience; Sometimes people won't think of the quality just the price - Sometimes I think it is also a bit of grass is always greener - prices just look more expensive compared to what your mind says other places are, especially with no way to compare. I do feel that BF is more reasonably price to other operators, and quality is good (breakfast compared to Dover Calais, I know where I would go). Planes are another level entirely - £3-4 for a very scrawny sandwich...
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    HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    That was my first thought, but P&O's Spirits have something similar, high glass window railings astern. Maybe stopping people flicking things onto the vehicle decks.
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    HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    It looks like glass railings, not sure why only the back section has them
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    HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    https://www.destinationhonfleur.com/en/news/all-power-to-honfleur View from the stern
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    HOVERTRAVEL: New Hovercraft

    Update: Back in service from 20:30
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    HOVERTRAVEL: New Hovercraft

    Looks to be more problems with the new craft - Service suspended yesterday at around midday, and seems like no service since!
  9. Numerous "tales" during the morning, first reported to be a "fast ferry" (to be fair Red Eagle is fast compared to yachts ), but appears to be that the Red Eagle collided with some moored yachts and a pole this morning during thick fog. https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/16906718.lifeboat-crews-rush-to-crash-involving-red-funnel-car-ferry-in-the-solent/
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    HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    Looks like the first section of vehicle deck is on now.
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    Wightlink port redevelopment & new G class

    I did wonder that myself - Last I heard was she needed docking, yet yesterday and today been over to IoW, although not sure if in pax operation.
  12. Any word on how the repairs/modifications/fixes are going on the Yeats? still on the same pier (then again so is the RORO on the other side)
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    Goodbye St helen

    Nice pics - good to see the two girls still looking in good condition. Love that the Needles poster is still onboard. How does their new route compare to Ports - IoW?
  14. https://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/local-news/huge-cruise-ship-crashes-yachts-1948047 Oops!
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    Commodore Goodwill

    I think maybe the funnel top being orange is related to the logo - the pink ribbon is at the top at the front (bridge roof) whilst further along the orange ribbon is on top (funnel).
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