The Dates: Various Sailings departing between November 23, 2013 and May 10, 2014
Details: With MSC Divina now in Miami, the cruise line will be celebrating America's favorite pastime with a series of baseball-themed Caribbean cruises, which will pay tribute to the sport and its legendary players. On each cruise, players will partake in a number of activities with passengers, including a player-hosted trivia game, pitching contest, Q&A, storytelling sessions and hitting, fielding and base-running clinics. Dates include a seven-night cruise from November 23 -- starting at $579 -- welcoming former players such as Frank Howard (two-time, American league home run legend), Ferguson Jenkins (Texas Rangers hall-of-fame pitcher), Tommy Davis (National League batting champion, Los Angeles Dodgers), Kevin Seitzer (All-Star third baseman for Kansas City Royals, Milwaukee Brewers and Cleveland Indians) and Stan Bahnsen (New York Yankees star pitcher); a six-night cruise from January 12 -- starting at $499 -- with Ken Griffey, Sr. (Cincinnati Reds All-Star), Art Shamsky (New York Mets “Miracle Mets”) Cookie Rojas (All-Star shortstop, Philadelphia Phillies and Kansas City Royals) and Stan Bahnsen; a seven-night cruise from February 8 -- starting at $609 -- with Rudy May (starting pitcher for the Angels, Orioles, Expos, Yankees), Jim Fregosi (All-Star shortstop with the California Angles and manager for four teams), Amos Otis (All-Star, Gold Glove center-fielder for Kansas City Royals) and Stan Bahnsen; a seven-night cruise from March 15 -- starting at $649 -- with Bill Russell (Los Angeles Dodgers' star shortstop and manager), Ed Kranepool (New York Mets, major league record as pinch hitter) and Stan Bahnsen; and a seven-night cruise from May 10 -- starting at $779 -- with Gorman Thomas (Milwaukee Brewers American Leagues' Two Time Home Run King), Gary Peters (White Sox, 1963 Rookie of the Year and All-Star pitcher), Randy Hunley (Chicago Cubs, All-Star and Gold Glove catcher, set numerous records, invented the hinged catcher's mitt and Fantasy Camps) and Stan Bahnsen.
Details: Boston Red Sox fans now have the opportunity to relive key moments -- "Slaughter's Mad Dash," "The Impossible Dream" and Carlton Fisk's game-winning home run in the 1975 World Series -- on the Boston Red Sox fan cruise aboard Celebrity Silhouette. On January 12, passengers will sail the Caribbean for seven nights with Red Sox legends (Keith Foulke, John Tudor and more) as well as WEEI broadcaster Joe Castiglione. Stops include Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Labadee, where an exclusive Red Sox beach party will be held. Onboard, passengers will be able to engage in a number of activities with the legends, including two exclusive cocktail parties, a karaoke night and martini tasting. Fares start at $910 for an inside cabin.
Details:Windstar Cruises is offering its own view for the 2014 Formula One Grand Prix on May 21, 2014, with its Grand Prix of Monaco Voyage. Aboard the new Star Pride, passengers will cruise through the French Riviera and have a chance to snag seats for qualifying races on May 24 as well as the finals on May 25, which will be followed by a cocktail reception in Monte Carlo's Hotel de Paris. The cruise will be hosted by former Formula One pit reporter, John Bisignano, and will feature special Grand Prix-themed dinner events, a gift package and more. Departing from Rome, it will include stops in Portofino and Cannes. Fares start at $6,499 for an oceanview suite.