Passenger comfort and safety is of paramount importance to both Cruise and Maritime Voyages and All Leisure Holidays, and sincere apologies have been made to all the 657 passengers who boarded the 'Discovery' and lost out on this unique cruise.
A significant compensation package and full refund has been provided.
Owners and their technical manager's efforts are now focused on ensuring the 'Discovery' is in top shape for its next scheduled cruise on March 15."
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The whales have resurfaced near Sea Mills, Bristol and taken up permanent residence at Bennett’s Patch and White’s Paddock Nature Reserve.
Flowers in the South West have sprung up much earlier than usual due to the mild winter.
A fair amount of cloud - but the sun breaks through. A handful of showers towards the Somerset coast too.