Ancient Herculaneum ruins Naples, Italy

Trip Details

June 8 - 18, 2024
with Newt & Susan Crenshaw

From Rome to Malta
Aboard the Legendary

Our Trip Hosts
Newt & Susan Crenshaw

Newt & Susan have served the mission of Young Life in the Office of the President
for almost seven years and as Young Life volunteers for more than thirty- five, both in the US and abroad. The Crenshaws count it a privilege to serve alongside staff, volunteers and mission partners in welcoming all kinds of adolescents to know and follow Jesus. They delight in their four children, two daughters-in-law and three darling granddaughters, and are look forward to welcoming a fourth granddaughter in May.

Special Guests for the Journey

Tate & Brooke Johnston

Tate & Brooke have had the joy of serving with Young Life internationally since they moved to the UK to pioneer ministry there in 1999.  Currently, Tate directs YL in the city of London and Brooke serves as the Senior Vice President for the European division.  They live outside of London with their 2 teenage sons, Asher and Reuel.

Billy & Stephanie Boyle

Billy & Stephanie have served the mission of Young Life for more than 25 years. They started their official time with Young Life by moving to Portugal in January of 1999. Most recently, Billy served as the Field Senior Vice President for our Middle EurAsia Division before stepping into the Chief Operating Officer position. They have three wonderful daughters.

Sea Cloud II Deck

Sea Cloud II Library

Sea Cloud II Restaurant



The night of June 9 at the St. Regis Hotel in Rome or the InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace • Welcome Reception at the St. Regis Hotel on June 9 • Breakfast in Rome on June 10 • Private Lunch at Mirabelle Restaurant in Rome on June 10 • Seven nights SEA CLOUD II accommodation in stateroom assigned • All meals aboard ship—American buffet breakfast; lunch and dinner with complimentary wines and beer; daily afternoon tea with fresh pastries and tea sandwiches; and late-night snacks • The night of June 17 at The Phoenicia Hotel or the Hyatt Regency in Malta.


Comprehensive program of sightseeing tours and shore excursions with expert national guides as described in this brochure • Local transportation in deluxe air- conditioned motorcoaches and all entrance fees • Transfers between our hotels in Rome and the ship on June 10.


All tips to porters, baggage handlers, hotel staff, guides, and tour bus drivers. An all-inclusive gratuity for SEA CLOUD II’s sixty-member crew is included.


Free use of SEA CLOUD II library, onboard games, shared ship laptop for brief emails, and sports equipment--snorkeling gear, floats, banana boat, water skis, etc.


Our Trip Hosts, Newt & Susan Crenshaw and special guests • FCV Tour Manager handling daily touring arrangements • SEA CLOUD II's Cruise Director and Musician • Ship’s Physician providing medical services at no charge.


ravel Document Holder • Currency Advice • Packing Tips • Suggested Reading List • Luggage Tags • Printed Daily Programs • Abridged newspapers received on ship daily via satellite.


Roundtrip air transportation to Rome and from Malta • Taxi transfer from the Rome airport to hotels on the day of arrival and to the Malta airport on day of departure • Passport expenses • Accident/ baggage/ trip cancellation insurance • Items of a personal nature such as telephone, internet and fax tolls, bar tabs, personal laundry • Passengers making requests for special services that cause FCV or our local ground operators to incur additional expenses in time and money may be asked to bear the corresponding costs associated with any such individual out-of-the- ordinary requests.

Terms and Conditions


To confirm your space, please send a signed Reservation Form and a deposit of $2000 per person payable to:

Post Office Box 3592
Chattanooga, TN 37404


Due in full 185 days prior to departure


If written or emailed notice of cancellation is received from passenger 185 days or more prior to departure, all advance deposits will be refunded, less a per person administrative fee of $600.  If cancellation is 184-155 days before departure, the cancellation charge, as liquidated damages, is 35% of the tour cost; 154-90 days before departure, 50%; 89-40 days before departure, 75%.  The forfeiture for cancellations 39 or fewer days before our departure is the full cost of the tour less $600 per person.  If the sailing is sold out and the cancelled space can be resold by FCV prior to departure, the sum received for resale, less $750 per person, will be refunded. In fairness to all, no exceptions can be made to these terms. There are no refunds for early withdrawal once the tour has commenced.


Insurance programs are recommended and available to insure: (a) baggage valued up to $1,000; (b) accidental injury, illness or death from any cause; and (c) trip cancellation. Upon confirmation of your reservation, you will be sent information regarding such policies. We strongly recommend this protection for all of our passengers.


A detailed statement of limitations and exclusions of liability of Sea Cloud Cruises, FIRST CENTURY VOYAGES, and all trip hosts for loss of property, injury, illness, or death will be provided to all trip registrants and is available to prospective travelers upon request.

In the unlikely event that a dispute arises between the traveler and FCV, the traveler agrees that any dispute arising from or related to this agreement shall be settled by mediation and, if necessary, legally binding arbitration in accordance with the Rules of Procedure for Christian Conciliation of the Institute for Christian Conciliation (complete text is available at Judgment upon an arbitration decision may be entered in any court otherwise having jurisdiction. The parties understand that these methods shall be the sole remedy for any controversy or claim arising out of this agreement and expressly waive their right to jury and their right to file a lawsuit in any civil court against one another for such disputes, except to enforce an arbitration decision. Given the ever-changing health protocols surrounding Covid-19 concerns, the traveler agrees to abide by all health policies required by trip providers and domestic and international governments for safe participation in this trip.


Trip prices are based on exchange rates, fuel costs, and tax rates in effect as of February 2023, and are subject to change without notice to reflect fluctuations impacting FCV’s program component costs (currency and maritime fuel prices in particular). However, as a protective cap for FCV's passengers, in no case shall additional collections caused by such fluctuations exceed 3% of the advertised tour cost.


Please call Karl or Julie Johnson at (919) 381-5722 or email