tanya - Answered a Question by James-wilson (19 Jan 09 11:48)

We had the same change - from port antonio to montego bay (with fred olsen braemar) - and quite welcomed the change as always wanted to see montego bay - how wrong we were!! montego bay is very dirty place - and nothing to do there - beaches-entrance to the beach 5 us dollars, public beaches - very very dirty...we wish we had took excursions to explore inland to the waterfalls or shared the minibus taxi with other 4-6 people..

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Brown - Answered a Question by James-wilson (19 Jan 09 22:27)

Hi ... I've just returned last week from the Caribbena on Boudicca. We were looking forward to Port Antonio with it's private beach in the port area. We have been there before. We were informed of the decision to go to Montego Bay 3 days before we were due to dock. The Captain said it was because of windy conditions that he changed the schedule. Sounds like its going to be windy for a long time?? We ended up on a 'Canopy Tour' ..... so yes changes are made quite late in the schedule.

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Baxter - Answered a Question by James-wilson (26 Jan 09 14:21)

The captain of the Boudicca said that the diversion was because of the very narrow channel entrance at Port Antonio coupled with strong wind predictions - in fact when we arrived at Jamaica, there was no wind and the sea was flat calm. Since this skipper has recently put a hole in the Boudicca's bow, we werckon he was just playing safe - probably he's on his final warning. Montego Bay is an awful venue - difficult to get off the docks, constant tormenting by locals, restricted sea access. I suggest you book an excursion or stay onboard.

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