Addison - Answered a Question by Brown (18 Oct 08 11:58)

We were on in July this year and engines were juddery when docking and turning. Not noticed this to the same degree on other ships.

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Aldrich - Answered a Question by Brown (28 Aug 08 18:25)

"The Vessel: I've heard a lot of the Galaxy showing her age, etc., but I can ensure you that it's simply not true. Since the refurbishment in late May/early June of 2008, the ship looks wonderful. It's in great condition, and looks nearly new. ".

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Stanbury - replied to Aldrich (30 Aug 08 10:41)

I totally agree, based on my Galaxy cruise in July 2008. I really couldn't fault the ship in terms of general condition and comfort, but then I'm no expert as I had never cruised before. I would be be very happy to cruise on Galaxy again; I hope she will remain accessible under new ownership.

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Wilba - Answered a Question by Brown (29 Aug 08 06:20)

We never experienced noisy shaky engines on Galaxy last year. In fact, we could have been on any one of many 'modern' vessels where noise, vibration, etc. was imperceivable.

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