Ths DIS is a great place to ask Disney Cruise Line questions and share tips.
Dreams Unlimited Travel - The official sponsor of the Disney Cruise Forums Dreams Unlimited Travel - the official sponsor of the Disney Cruise Forums  

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Cruise Line > Disney Cruise Line Forum
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read



Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
Old 08-27-2014, 07:26 PM   #1
psimon
Will travel for turkey legs!
Welcome to the money pit
 
psimon's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Southern New Jersey
Posts: 1,772

Question Fantasy sea rescue on Aug 16 Western Car. cruise?

Has anyone seen or heard anything about the Mayday rescue on Aug 21 on the way to Castaway Cay? Haven't been able to find anything.

Thanks...


---Paul back in Southern NJ.
__________________
and (Grandma & Grandpa) 8/14 DCL Fantasy 7N Western and BLT, 8/13 Hawaii/Aulani and DL/VGC, 8/12 DCL Dream 5N / BLT, 8/11 AKL-K, 11/10 AKL-K, 11/09 AKL/BCV, 11/08 OKW, 11/07 OKW, 11/06 OKW, 11/05 DL, 11/04 OKW & DCL, 11/03 RPH OKW, Dolphin, 11/02 DCL 7D EASTERN, 11/01 OKW, 11/00 OKW, 11/99 SoG, 11/98 SoG, 11/97 SoG, 11/96 BI, 11/95 WL, 11/94 PO-R, 11/93 YC, 11/92 Poly, 11/91 Poly, 09/90 Poly, 12/89 GF, 08/88 Poly, 11/87 Poly, 11/86 Poly

psimon is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2014, 08:23 PM   #2
Belle'sMommy
Earning My Ears
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: California
Posts: 13

A lady who is on my sailing in a couple of weeks was also on that sailing. (She's a travel agent)

She said that the Fantasy captain and crew received (or received word of) a distress call.
They rescued a man on a small fishing boat near the smaller Bahamas southern islands. She said the crew was obviously very, very prepared for such an occurrence, did a fantastic job, and then things were back to normal before a lot of people even knew what had happened.
__________________


Visited: Disneyland, WDW, EuroDisney
Married at Polynesian in WDW
First Disney Cruise: Fantasy - September 2013
Belle'sMommy is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 08-28-2014, 02:31 AM   #3
SillyInventor
Mouseketeer
 
SillyInventor's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Amsterdam, NL
Posts: 280

The crew has to be well prepared as picking up unknown people in the middel of the ocean can incur major safety and legal risks. So it's not surprising this kind of actions goes smoothly.
__________________
SillyInventor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2014, 07:15 AM   #4
ptcbass
DIS Veteran
 
ptcbass's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 808

There are a few videos out there of Disney rescuing people and it goes so smoothly that you would think that they do it everyday.
__________________


1995 CBR, 2000 OKW, 2005 POP, 2008 ASSp, 2010 Pop and POR, 2014 POR and DCL Dream, 2015 Dream
ptcbass is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2014, 11:14 AM   #5
Stitch'sCousin
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 853

We were on that cruise and they did the rescue really efficiently. We watched from deck 11 and they came in slowly before launching the rescue boat from deck 4 which was closed to passengers. It was all over in a few minutes and then we were back on our way to Castaway Cay.
Stitch'sCousin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2014, 12:43 PM   #6
psimon
Will travel for turkey legs!
Welcome to the money pit
 
psimon's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Southern New Jersey
Posts: 1,772

We were on that cruise as well. We went to WDW after the cruise so I wasn't paying much attention to the disboards. (Who has time while at WDW?) That's why I was looking to find out more details.

---Paul back in Southern NJ
__________________
and (Grandma & Grandpa) 8/14 DCL Fantasy 7N Western and BLT, 8/13 Hawaii/Aulani and DL/VGC, 8/12 DCL Dream 5N / BLT, 8/11 AKL-K, 11/10 AKL-K, 11/09 AKL/BCV, 11/08 OKW, 11/07 OKW, 11/06 OKW, 11/05 DL, 11/04 OKW & DCL, 11/03 RPH OKW, Dolphin, 11/02 DCL 7D EASTERN, 11/01 OKW, 11/00 OKW, 11/99 SoG, 11/98 SoG, 11/97 SoG, 11/96 BI, 11/95 WL, 11/94 PO-R, 11/93 YC, 11/92 Poly, 11/91 Poly, 09/90 Poly, 12/89 GF, 08/88 Poly, 11/87 Poly, 11/86 Poly

psimon is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:20 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.