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The FLOATin' 2018 Event

All Aboard!
All Aboard!

FLOAtin' 2018 took place on board the Carnival Triumph cruise ship as we sailed from New Orleans, LA, to Cozumel, Mexico.

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The gang's all here!
The gang's all here!

Before heading out to Mexico, many of the FLOATers gathered together in NOLA to meet and greet the night before departure. Here, instructors Tommy and Scott DeLorenzo hang out several of the cruisers in a local establishment.

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Ah, Cozumel....
Ah, Cozumel....

Tammy Corzine and her husband enjoy the warm Mexican sun during a shore excursion.

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Look! It's Philomena!
Look! It's Philomena!

FLOAT's official mascot, Philomena, got in on the fun in Mexico too!

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Lovely Ladies of FLOAT
Lovely Ladies of FLOAT

Two of FLOAT's production team, Dawn Girtman and Alexa Rivera, enjoy some welcome downtime all dolled up for dinner onboard the ship.

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NOT how you do towel animals...
NOT how you do towel animals...

Is this Barbara's example of "letting her hair down"? FLOATin 2018 was all about fun!

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Mugging for the camera
Mugging for the camera

Patty Sorell, featured in the front left, is one of only two people who have attended every single FLOAT event to date. And yes, she was on board the Triumph for FLOATin 2018!

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Soup's On!
Soup's On!

The evening meal was a great time for all of us to get together and catch up on the fun of the day!

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Not the only mascot on board...
Not the only mascot on board...

Philomena wasn't the only mascot on the Carnival Triumph....their popular towel animals were featured onboard as well for these great photo ops!

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Awwwww....how cute :)
Awwwww....how cute :)

Jill and Scott Shortreed pose for a photo at dinner one evening onboard the Carnival Triumph

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A "Triumph-ant" Return
A "Triumph-ant" Return

Nadia Azar, former FLOAT instructor, returns to the balloon world and joined the jolly bunch on board the Triumph

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One Last Pose
One Last Pose

All of FLOATin's family and friends join in for a big group photo at the final dinner meal onboard the Carnival Triumph

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