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The Sunbed Sets On P&O’s German Empire

by | 10th, March 2008

A CRUISE ship captain is being probed by race relations chiefs for upsetting Germans – by banning TOWELS on sunbeds.

SAYS Captain Christopher Wells: “We don’t want that kind of Germanic behaviour.”
Those aboard the Oceana cruise ship can only agree. There will no submersibles in the swimming pools, penalty shoot-outs on the poop deck or repatriation of bed chairs by the laying on of towels.

But some people on P&O’s 77,000-ton Oceana liner are displeased. Some people have no sense of humour. As the Sun and Mail note, He has been reported him to the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

A P&O spokesman says Capt Wells had “apologised unreservedly” to passengers. He has, er, since promoted to command the Queen Mary 2…

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