America's Cup Delays Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Gem Departure.
|Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Gem Sailing From New York to Florida and the Bahamas|
It was quite unusual that the Norwegian Gem had two tug boats to help her from the pier and then hold her in position while the race completed. The race was occurring about 2 miles down river from the Norwegian Gem, where 100+ boats had the lower harbor impassable.
The Norwegian Gem sat in position for about 20 minutes awaiting clearance and then proceeded on her 7-dayFlorida and Bahamas cruise