Missed Item From The Past Week - Windstar Cruises Star Pride Maiden Arrival in NYC.
|Windstar Cruises Star Pride Arrives In NYC|
Windstar Cruises Star Pride arrived in New York for her maiden arrival a full 12 hours late due to an unexpected overnight in Newport, Rhode Island. The Star Pride encounter a malfunction in her engine cooling system which caused the ship's engines to shut down temporarily. Stranded near Martha's Vinyard the engines were eventually restarted and she pulled into Newport for a Coast Guard inspection.
Clearing the inspection, she sailed from Newport at 7:00 AM on 9/8 and sailed 13 hours to New York arriving on Saturday (the same day) at 8:30 PM. After backing into passenger ship terminal, she disembarked her passengers and embarked her departing passengers well into the wee hours of the morning.
Expected to sail from New York at 8:00 AM, it wasn't until 9:00 AM that she cast off and began her New England/Canada Cruise.
The Star Pride will sail a series of New England / Canada Cruises from Boston before returning to New York in late October.
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