Sectional at Sea
with Christopher Rivera
& Guest Teachers
At Honors we love playing AND teaching bridge. We have become the largest duplicate bridge club and teaching club in the country. On this cruise you will experience the best of both. If you want Silver Points we have them. If you want lessons we have them. We look forward to meeting you!
THE HONORS EXPERIENCE
Christopher Rivera is an ACBL Accredited Bridge Teacher and tournament rated director. He is Assistant Head Director at Honors Bridge Club, the largest bridge club in North America. He learned to play bridge from his grandmother, who taught him valuable lessons in card play, but Goren style bidding, which he had to unlearn when he began playing bridge seriously. In addition to bridge, he plays many other card and board games. He has a degree in Physics from Lawrence University.
John Ramos learned bridge as a child and has been playing competitively for nearly thirty years. He's been a full-time teaching and playing professional for several years and currently manages the Beverly Hills Bridge Club, one of the top clubs in California. In 2008 and 2009, he won consecutive national championships in the Grand National Teams Flight A, first representing New York City, his original hometown, and then Los Angeles, his home for over a decade. In Open-Level national events, he has two top-10 finishes: 5th in the Keohane Swiss Teams in 2016, and 8th in the Roth Swiss Teams in 2009. He also placed 13th in the 2016 Kay Platinum Pairs, widely regarded as the best pair event in the country. John also played varsity tennis at Princeton University and still enjoys playing competitively today.
Giorgia Botta is an international bridge champion and world class teacher. Born and raised in Rome, Italy, where she learned to play bridge at the age of 12 from some of the greatest bridge players in the world, Giorgia now resides in New York City, where she has become one of the most respected and sought after teachers and professional players. She teaches and plays regularly at Honors Bridge Club, the largest bridge club in North America, as well as traveling internationally to teach and play bridge. Giorgia has a youthful exuberance and currency in the game that assures you excellent bridge instruction.
Enjoy a range of daily activities aboard our cruise.
Round trip Economy class air from major gateways or $300 air credit.
Daily ACBL sanctioned bridge playing with Silver Points.
Daily bridge lectures, lessons & Q&A.
Balcony,ocean-view or inside cabins.
Unlimited free Wi-Fi for all guests.
Multiple restaurants, diverse cuisine, open seating dining.
Choice of one O-Life option; beverages, ship credit or shore excursions.
Travel Insurance option.
Pre hotel at Westin Long Beach option