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Old 07-20-2008, 07:22 PM
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About two years ago, we went on the Discovery Creuise out of Ft. Lauderdale to Grand Bahama Island in Freeport. I have talked to other people that has cruised on Carnival and Royal Carribean said that they had to go through a drill with the life jackets on the beginning of the cruise. Why didn't the Discovery Cruise line do that?
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It may be because Discovery is considered a ferry service. I am not sure of the exact rule though.

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Old 07-21-2008, 02:45 AM
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maybe it's because Discovery sails on what is called a "short international voyage". This also applies to most cruise ferries in European waters, hence no lifeboat drills are being made but safety videos and/or presentations are shown.
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