NCL Announced that the Norwegian Pearl will trade spots with the Norwegian Jewel out of New York for the winter 2012-2013 season. The Jewel will head down the coast and sail Caribbean out of Miami. The 2006 built Pearl will join the 2007 built Gem from the Big Apple.

The Pearl will do the 7-Night Bahamas and Florida routes along with three 12-day Caribbean’s. The Gem will do 9-Night Eastern Caribbean’s with 4 10-Night Canada & New England.

NCL also quietly added in that the Norwegian Dawn, being repo’d to my former home of Boston, will sail 7-night Canada and New Englands starting Sept. 21, 2012.