Bruce gave a reasonable economic argument about why ships get under sail ASAP, but it is disappointing to rush out of port and then cruise at 12 knots to your next destination.
A Bad Day At Sea [with power] Always Beats A Good Day At Work
Alaska 2014 - haven't picked a cruise yet
Carnival: Glory 2004, Destiny 2008, Splendor 2009, Freedom 2011, Valor 2012
Celebrity: Summit 2011
Princess: Ruby 2010, Caribbean 2013