An icon of British maritime history, Cunard's flagship QE 2, berthed for the very last time today. Her engines were forever silenced as she reached her final destination of Port Rashid, Dubai where she will be converted in to a luxury floating hotel. With consideration to QE2's illustrious history, both past and present, I think her passing is worth a mention on the board.
Power & Motoryacht’s Editor-at-Large Capt. Richard Thiel, who steered the direction of the magazine as Editor-in-Chief for 25 years, passed away recently. Now Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike shares memories of his colleague and friend.
Read what he had to say here. ▶