I know Italy's way of investigating is different, but from most reports I would say there was negligience here. If the master of the vessel was off as claimed, within the first couple of life boats then he darn well did abandon his charges and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Dec. 13 - Windstar sailing yacht. Wonderful!!
Just completed - Celebrity Reflection, Nov. 22 (learning to sail solo) followed by Independence of the Seas Nov. 30.
Celebrity Constellation - March 17 followed by Celebrity Reflection - March 22 (done)
44 cruises - too many to list however cruiselines are in no particular order:
and some unknown tub
Yes, I'm a Royal Chump and proud of it.