Cunard Queen Mary 2 no match for the weather

The majestic Queen Mary 2 cruise liner, expected to arrive in Durban on Saturday morning, would now only arrive on Sunday at about 6am, a spokesman said on Friday.

The delay is the result of “terrible” high winds in Cape Town.

Cunard Line Queen Mary 2 at sea And it is not known how long the crowd-pulling vessel, the Cunard Line’s flagship, will be in Durban because that too will depend on weather conditions and Cyclone Funso presently off Mozambique.

The delay is a disappointment for the lucky local people who had been invited on board for a tour and lunch on Saturday – and for the thousands drawn to the harbour just to see it.

Source: South Africa Independent Online
Photo credit: Brenton Geach, Sherry Laskin

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