2017 Pearl Seas PEARL MIST Canada New England Fall Folliage

2017 Pearl Seas PEARL MIST Great Lakes & Georgian Bay

2017 Princess CORAL PRINCESS Panama Canal, Southern Caribbean & Central America

2017 Pearl Seas PEARL MIST Cuba

2016 Silversea SILVER WHISPER New York, Bermuda, Antigua, Dominica, St Lucia, Grenada, Barbados

2016 Pearl Seas PEARL MIST Fall Folliage Montreal to New York

2016 Pearl Seas PEARL MIST Great Lakes Toronto to Chicago

2016 Panama Relocation Tour – Panama City to Boquete

2016 Advance Trading Spring Meeting – Trump Plaza, Panama

2015 – 2016 Princess OCEAN PRINCESS St Martin, Dominica, Barbados, Trinidad, French Guiana, Santos, Natal, Rio, Ilhabela, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Puerto Madryn, Falkland Islands, Ushuaia, Punta Arenas, Chacabuco, Puerto Montt, Santiago, La Serena, Arica, Pisco, Lima, Salaverry, Puntarenas, Panam Canal, Santa Marta, Curacao

2016 Princess OCEAN PRINCESS St Martin, St Kitts, St Vincent, Tobago, Barbados, Martinique, Antigua, Virgin Gorda

2015 Silversea SILVER WHISPER Bridgetown, Barbados; Bequia, St Vincent & Grenadines; St Georges, Grenada; Kralendijk, Bonaire; Oranjestad, Aruba; Willemstad, Curacao; Bridgetown

2015 Silversea SILVER WHISPER Bridgetown, Barbados; Castries, St Lucia; Roseau, Dominica; Gustavia, St Barts, Philipsburg, St Maarten; Road Town, Tortla; Ft Lauderdale, Florida

2015 American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers Spring Convention – Westin Playa Bonita, Panama City

2015 Princess CARIBBEAN PRINCESS London (Southampton), England; Brussels/Bruges (Zeebrugge), Belgium; Copenhagen, Denmark; Copenhagen, Denmark; Helsingborg, Sweden; Oslo, Norway; London (Southampton), England

2015 Princess CARIBBEAN PRINCESS London (Southampton), England; Barcelona, Spain; Corsica (Ajaccio), France; Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy; Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy; Genoa, Italy (for Milan); Marseille (Provence), France; Gibraltar, Great Britain, London (Southampton), England

 Princess CARIBBEAN PRINCESS Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Bermuda (West End); Glasgow (Greenock), Scotland; Dublin, Ireland; Cork, Ireland (Cobh – For Blarney Castle); London (Southampton), England

Booking Information

For booking information please contact RichardDetrich@yahoo.com. A repertoire of lectures on file allows me to sometimes be available on short notice. All lectures are 45 to 60 minutes.


• Real Estate Agent, Troop Real Estate, Ventura, CA
• Web Consultant during rebranding for Apex Fitness (24 Hour Fitness), Camarillo, CA
• Director of Ecommerce, 24 Hour Fitness, Pleasanton, CA
• Owner, Just Cruising, Westlake Village and Camarillo, CA
• Pastor, Westlake Village, CA Littleton, CO, Milwaukee, WI, Bronx, NY

• AB, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
• MDiv, Westminster Seminary, Holland, MI
• PhD [Cum Laude], California Graduate School of Theology, Glendale, CA
• MBA, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA MBA

Panama Canal Day: An Illustrated Guide to Cruising The Panama Canal
The New Escape to Paradise: Our Experience Living and Retiring in Panama

Let The Adventure BeginLet The Adventure Begin!  This was pre-recorded for cabin TV, to welcome guests when they step on board, to give them a preview of what lies ahead, to introduce myself and my role on board, and entice them to attend my onboard destination lectures. This was for a 64-day cruise around South America that would visit 29 ports!

More Lecture Videos

Ports About Which I’ve Lectured

Some of my General Interest Talks

“More Than Johnny Depp: The History of Piracy”
“Coffee: The Elixir of Life”
“Gold, Exploration & The New World”
“The Age of European Discovery”
“Escape to Paradise: Living & Retiring in Panama”
“Spirits of The Americas” [Tequila & Rum]
“The Arab Slave Trade”
“Sugar and Rum”
“Sugar & The African Slave Trade”
“Magellan & Circumnavigation”
“James Cook & The Age of Exploration”
“De Lesseps & The Great Canals”
“Vanishing Rainforests”
“Voyages That Changed The World”
“Magellan & Circumnavigation”
“The Black Sea”
“The Great Lakes”
“James Cook & The Age of Exploration”
“Great Explorers of the Mediterranean”
“It’s All About The Worm –Tequila”
“Ancient Aegean Explorers & Seaports”
“Erotic Imagery in Ancient Civilizations”