Learn from a Legend


Ever wondered what it takes to reach the top in your favourite sport? Find out with our exclusive Legends at Sea programme, which brings top-flight pro athletes on board to share the wisdom amassed during their glittering careers

A winning goal in the final seconds, lifting the trophy from a global competition or smashing a world record… Sport is about incredible moments achieved by champions, and we’re delighted to welcome some of those champions on board.

Exclusive to P&O Cruises, the Legends at Sea programme sees top-flight professionals from a variety of sports including football, rugby, cricket, tennis, gymnastics and athletics join us on board selected cruises through 2019. You can learn from the best, get to know the athletes and pick up a few tips and tricks along the way. Who knows? It might even inspire the next generation of sporting superstars.

Fifteen athletes from a variety of sports will be joining us on board, including:

Geraint Jones MBE

If you remember the 2005 Ashes, you’ll recall wicket-keeper Geraint Jones MBE making one of the greatest catches of all time. During an illustrious professional career, he played most famously for Kent and made 85 appearances for England

Jason Robinson OBE

As a 2003 Rugby World Cup winner, England captain and five-time Lion’s tourist, Jason Robinson OBE is a rugby legend. He earned 51 caps for England and remains the only English men’s player to score a try in a Rugby World Cup final

Stuart Pearce MBE

Legendary player and manager Stuart Pearce MBE is a longstanding star of English football, most famously with Nottingham Forest. Since hanging up his boots, he’s enjoyed a high-profile coaching career

There are a number of ways for you and your family to get up close and personal with the Legends:

Open Q&A sessions: These sessions give you the opportunity to ask the Legends your burning questions and find out what it’s like to represent your team and country.

Coaching sessions: Free coaching for children, adults and families, as well as private coaching for children.

Hosted dinners: The chance to hear stories from your sporting hero in an intimate dinner setting.

Meet our Legends at Sea on board