Aboard Pacific Princess: The Princess Cruises Love Boat

Aboard Pacific Princess: The Princess Cruises Love Boat

by Paul Curtis


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As one of the few smaller cruise ships with a worldwide itinerary, Pacific Princess has become a firm favourite with ship lovers in America, Europe, Africa, and Australasia. In homage to this perfect sized cruise ship, written by marine author Paul Curtis, here is the full story of how this fascinating vessel was transformed from the drawing board to reality.In addition to full details on her vital statistics, the companies that backed her and the people who sail on her, this book gives a wonderful impression of life aboard Royal Caribbean’s Pacific Princess. From pilotage to cuisine, here are all the facts to ensure the Pacific Princess is never forgotten.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780975726662
Publisher: Rose Publishing (CA)
Publication date: 03/29/2019
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Paul Curtis was born in Cornwall UK and began contributing photos and articles to newspapers and magazines while still at school. Before he turned twenty, he took a job aboard a cruise ship as a photographer. Over the next six years, Paul mostly worked out of New York on ten different cruise ships before swapping his camera for a microphone and becoming an entertainment officer aboard the original Queen Mary Transatlantic Liner now permanently berthed at Long Beach California,
Following the Mary's withdrawal from service, Paul moved to Australia. Here he entered the business world before returning to writing and eventually establishing a magazine and book publishing company. His main interests are all things that float on water, from paddleboards to ocean liners. His photography interests cover everything from the business and history of this industry to the pure joy of making creative images. His books include The Pacific Princess, The Mega Sisters and A History of Professional Photography in Australia. His book on the History of the Cunard Queens will be released in July 2019 by History Press.
In 2019, Paul revised and updated his book on the Pacific Princess and released it under the title Aboard the Pacific Princess and added a review of the entire Princess Cruises fleet.
He also updated and revised the Mega Sisters to add in new builds and the entire Royal Caribbean fleet and released it under the title, The Oasis Sisters.
In August, 2019, Paul tackles the issues of life at sea on small boats with the release of his new book, Better Things Happen at Sea.
He has a keen sense of humor and believes that even non-fiction can be fun!

Table of Contents

CHAPTER I: The Love Boat; CHAPTER 2: Transforming an R3 into a Princess; CHAPTER 3: Designing and Building; CHAPTER 4: About Ship; CHAPTER 5: A Carnival of Cruising; CHAPTER 6: Food, Glorious Food: CHAPTER 7: Ports of Call; CHAPTER 8: Pieces of Eight; CHAPTER 9: The Princess Fleet Round-Up

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