Note to readers: This live blog was written mostly from Billy's perspective. He and Ric are both traveling on this Celebrity Edge preview cruise, and where noted below, Ric chimes in. For more information on how this sailing came to be, you can get context here.
We woke up bright and early hoping to board Edge earlier than normal since she didn’t sail the day before (she was in port for her naming ceremony). Our goal was to get there around 9:30, which turned in to 10:00, and that ended up being fine. There were four of us plus bags, so the usual plan of taking an Uber or Lyft didn’t work out as easily, as we’d have needed a larger car, which is an option with both services, but costs more than the ride for two normal rides -- so we got two cars and split up. read more