| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:58 PM
“Here’s the biggest fable of the USA: Christopher Columbus discovered America. He never set foot on American soil. He found the Bahamas, and last I looked, the Bahamas wasn’t part of the U.S. So why is he getting credit? Now, 400 years...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Ante Up Magazine has planned a poker cruise going out of Miami from May 20-24.
The ship is Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas and stops at CocoCay, Bahamas; Nassau, Bahamas; Key West, Florida.
It's Ante Up's first sailing out of Miami, and The...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"THIS IS where they shot the film 'Thunderball' ... a James Bond movie. Sean Connery. My favorite, actually," says the fictional hero Alex Hawke, created by thriller writer Ted Bell.
I FOUND a paperback book, circa 2003, titled "Hawke" in a house I...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Fort Lauderdale-based yacht interior designer Patrick Knowles has gained a worldwide reputation for creating one-of-a-kind interiors for some of the most luxurious yachts.
The yacht interior design work created by his company is varied, and recent...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 3:51 AM
Vince and Debbie Poczik met on a sailboat ... honeymooned on a sailboat ... and even lived on a sailboat for almost a year.
And with both of them now retired, they are about to embark on a dream trip on their own 45-foot sailboat. Their plan is to...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Updated 6:27 p.m. May 29:
On Wednesday, Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. said it estimates the direct financial impact of the fire aboard Royal Caribbean International's Grandeur of the Seas (net of insurance) will be a reduction of $0.10 per...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Another month, another troubled cruise ship.
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas -- and its 2,224 passengers and 796 crew members -- saw their trip come to an abrupt end after the ship's aft mooring deck burst into flames not far from...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:21 AM
BALTIMORE (AP) — For the second time this year, a fire at sea has aborted a cruise ship. This time, aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas and the ship's 2,200 passengers were expected back in Baltimore on Tuesday after being flown on charter...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Norwegian Cruise Line offers a four-night Bahamas cruise on the Norwegian Sky for as little as $169 per person, based on double occupancy.
The Norwegian Sky sails out of the port of Miami on a Monday-Friday itinerary with stops in Great Stirrup Cay,...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:42 AM
WKMG-Channel 6's Tony Pipitone had a big surprise in his late Monday report about a girl's molestation on a Disney Cruise Line ship.
Disney had flown the suspect, a ship employee, to India after he confessed to Bahamian police.
"We have a signed...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Two men are reportedly in custody and police are searching for a third man in connection with the slaying of a sailor from Chicago who was working on a tall ship in the Bahamas.
The arrests in the fatal shooting of Kyle Bruner, 34, was reported by the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:18 AM
South Florida should be drenched in sun over the next few days - then possibly soaked with rain over the weekend.
Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with afternoon highs in the low 80s and evening readings in the low 70s. Thursday...