daggers - Answered a Question by mccarthy (20 Oct 07 14:09)

We sailed on the Artemis last July 2007 round the med the boat is old and tired, needs a refurb launched 1984, it shuddered all round the med and the age group was mostly 70 to 80 did not like it at all, just been on the century (celebrity) similar size boat and it was fantastic much better than p.& o. more value for money.

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Yates - Answered a Question by mccarthy (16 Oct 07 16:10)

We cruised on the Artemis last August, the age group ranged from 20s to 80s, we are late 50s. Enjoyed every minute of it, would say fewer younger end then older. It's a lovely ship and food was fantastic. Very relaxing holiday, maybe quieter than other ships as there are no childre.

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Hunter - Answered a Question by mccarthy (20 Oct 07 19:50)

We had a wonderful cruise on Artemis last year. She is a little tired in places due to her age. however the atmosphere & entertainment is first class. we would certainly like to revisit her. Mary & Jim Hunter .. Colwyn Ba.

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