Re: David Shermet
- Ruth I agree completely with your well written impressions of David. I found his style to be
refreshing and enjoyed our brief interactions with him.
We look forward to seeing him again on the Regatta next year. Hopefully he will still be
--- In OceanaCruiser@yahoogroups.com, "cwassant" <cwassant@y...> wrote:
> I am so sorry that David as Cruise Director didn't work for you.
> Mine was one of the recent posts praising David, following our
> 3/30 transatlantic aboard Regatta. Of course this in no way
> claims to invalidate your experience, but we found David to be
> excellent in the position - and our Regatta experience includes
> both the exceptional Leslie Jon and John Paul. (Also, another,
> better left unmentioned, who has come and gone.) I remember
> that in my post (#27529) I referred to David's style as being a bit
> more "cerebral". Unlike JR - as well as the two CDs mentioned
> above - David is not as effusive or voluble; less "gushy", with a
> lower instant-intimacy factor. And, unlike the others, David is not
> from the entertainment world. For us this was not a negative in
> any way: simply a different and interesting stylistic approach. His
> was a "killer" Trivia (Yes!!!) and we greatly enjoyed his MC-ing of
> all Regatta's events. A divergent opinion - but when is that ever
> lacking on this board? :-)
- According to Shani who was onboard the Regatta last week before taking
over from Peter (Peter was a poor Cruise Director on our 11/05 Regatta
Cruise), David (who is one of the best) is currently on Insignia.