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TradeWinds Cruise Club/TradeWinds Experience

CPNY

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As a person who wears a big hat at the beach and gets a sun rash after 15 minutes in the sun, even with sunscreen, this type of vacation is not something I have even considered. I so admire and am jealous of those who can be in the sun enough to take a trip like that. I love a nice boat ride with my big hat and my long sleeves and long pants. I have to protect myself even early in the morning on a whale watch.

Friends joke with me after we have been on Maui for six weeks. Where is your tan? I don't tan. I burn and get a rash of little clear blisters that itch like chicken pox. I am always in the shade or protected.

I wish I could do one of these trips you all seem to enjoy.
My friend on the trip is afraid of the ocean and hates the sun, she did just fine.
 

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As a person who wears a big hat at the beach and gets a sun rash after 15 minutes in the sun, even with sunscreen, this type of vacation is not something I have even considered. I so admire and am jealous of those who can be in the sun enough to take a trip like that. I love a nice boat ride with my big hat and my long sleeves and long pants. I have to protect myself even early in the morning on a whale watch.

I always have covers on and wear a hat, even in the water. I don't try to tan, I try to avoid it. Why, I have had malanoma on my back cut out. So dermatologists says cover up and sunscreen on what you can't cover.

One of the reasons I love the 60s with the Biminis, so I have better shade options. But I still love tradewinds.
 

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I always have covers on and wear a hat, even in the water. I don't try to tan, I try to avoid it. Why, I have had malanoma on my back cut out. So dermatologists says cover up and sunscreen on what you can't cover.

One of the reasons I love the 60s with the Biminis, so I have better shade options. But I still love tradewinds.
I wore sunblock shirts most days. I got color but nothing like the burn I get in the Bahamas. I didn’t put much sunblock on either (not smart)
 

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I had one of the best trips with tradewinds that now I’m rethinking how I vacation. Of course the people I met made a huge difference. I made an elementary video of my tradewinds experience. Of course there is a TON that I didn’t include. As far as the sell, it was what I would consider hard comparing it to what others have told me to expect, But no big deal, I kind of enjoyed it and since I had a seller lined up before my trip I really didn’t mind the challenge.

This is the very first time I’ve put together a vacation video. The app I used was awful and I couldn’t get the video exported to a mp4 file so I had to upload a screen shot of the preview in the app. So please forgive the fact that it’s not uploaded in 4K like it was recorded in.

Here is a shorter version. Save yourself 5 minutes of awful video making lol anyone selling points?

 
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