Prince Harry took new girlfriend Camilla Thurlow on a luxury yacht vacation


Someone (who will remain nameless) asked me seriously if I wanted to go on a cruise with them. For real. No disrespect to all of the people out there who like cruises and such, but that sounds like hell to me. Being stuck in the middle of the ocean with all kinds of gross viruses – ugh. There are so many stories about people getting severely ill on cruise ships. But then again, if I ever did go on a ship, it would be a peasanty vacation because I couldn’t afford a yacht vacation. I’m so obviously NOT royal. Prince Harry decided to see his new romance with Camilla Thurlow had “sea legs” – they went on vacation on a luxury yacht with some friends.

All at sea! Prince Harry and his new girlfriend Camilla Thurlow took their romance to the open waters this past weekend, embarking on a cruise together, Us Weekly can exclusively reveal. Thurlow, 25, joined the redheaded royal, 29, for a vacation on a luxury yacht, which began on Saturday, Aug. 23, in Saint-Tropez, France with a few friends. They are traveling with pal Ben Goldsmith and his model financée Jemima Jones.

“This trip’s partly to celebrate Harry’s 30th birthday which is just weeks away,” a source explains to Us. Prince William’s younger brother will celebrate his milestone 30th on Sept. 15. “It’s also because he deserves some time off work to relax and recharge his batteries.” Harry has been busy organizing the Invictus Games, held Sept. 10 through 14.

After he was first seen kissing Thurlow at a nightclub in July, Harry chose to bring his new love interest along for his time off. “They stayed in touch via text after the first night they kissed,” a second source tells Us, about the couple who was spotted locking lips in London.

“It’s a sign that he’s really smitten with Camilla that he feels comfortable to invite her away with friends he’s known for years,” the first insider adds to Us.

The group of pals will be traveling in style, as the impressive liner boasts a luxe master suite, six other bedrooms, an on-deck jacuzzi, gym, swimming platform, and helipad.

After he unwinds, the young royal may be considering what’s ahead for him in his personal life. A third source tells Us Weekly that Harry “is keen to settle down” and “thinking about what he wants in life.” This reflective period follows Harry’s split from longtime girlfriend Cressida Bonas this past April.

Now, his goals could include a future with Thurlow, who is a former Miss Edinburgh and works as a projects officer for The Halo Trust, a UK nonprofit which was once a project close to the heart of Harry’s late mother, Princess Diana. Kensington Palace had no comment on the romantic getaway.

[From Us Weekly]

I’m sure there will be Will & Waity defenders yelling, “SEE? Harry goes on vacation too, you never say anything about HIM.” Well, Harry has a job (he still works for the military, although it’s reportedly just an office job) AND he keeps a steady schedule of charitable commitments. When Harry goes on vacation, it feels like he’s genuinely earned it. That being said… I would not want to go on a boat with a new boyfriend. It feels like a relationship test. One that I would fail as soon as I got some terrible virus and started puking off the poop deck. I hope Camilla passes the test.


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  1. Easi says:

    All I can imagine is that poor girl having to poop with harry in the next room.

  2. GiGi says:

    I’ve said it before, I’ll say it now: he’ll marry this one. I don’t know anything about her, but I think “it’s time” and if she’s amenable… it will happen. I say they date for a year and are engaged for a year. He’ll be married before he’s 32.

  3. GoodNamesAllTaken says:

    The part about her being a beauty queen turns me off a little. Other than that, she seems well-rounded.

  4. LAK says:

    I’m right there with you Kaiser. Yachts, hot tubs….yuck virusy yuk. I don’t care how luxurious it may be.

  5. InvaderTak says:

    She has the same name as his step mother. That would be an issue for me. I’d need a nick name.

  6. DavidBowie says:

    He sure moves on quickly.

  7. Abbott says:

    Had anyone seen photos of her yet? If they’ve been dating a few months, he seems to be keeping her underwraps. Royal gossip peeps, when do you think we’ll see shots of this young lady?

  8. HoustonGrl says:

    I NEVER thought Harry looked like his dad until I saw that last picture.

  9. bettyrose says:

    Boat holidays are what these people do, yes? How many pictures have we seen of girlfriend Kate backflipping of yachts in teeny weeny bikinis?

  10. Elizabeth says:

    It’ll be fun having two Camillas in one family…

  11. Reece says:


    She seems like a good fit but I’m still waiting. Relationships can go either way.

  12. nico says:

    Harry needs to leave these girls alone and get with an older Kentucky girl.

    BTW-That older Kentucky girl being me, of course.

  13. CynicalCeleste says:

    Or maybe he picked up a scottish girlfriend as a PR move in advance of the referendum. cynical, i know, but someone had to say it.

  14. aquarius64 says:

    Harry’s got a new girl…..big whoop.

    She’s going down the same dating path as his last ones. I wouldn’t bet the house that she’s going to get the ring and a HRH. The press got ginned up about Cressida and look how that panned out.

  15. Bridget says:

    Umm, who goes on a vacation 2 weeks before the massive event they’re responsible for putting on? Or am I just doing events wrong and this isn’t supposed to be the busiest part? It must just be us plebs that wait until after the event to celebrate.

  16. wow says:


    She probably won’t last either…another party girl that they are trying to package as “the one”. And although I like Harry, I don’t that feel he’s a great catch at this point either. Hes still known to have that wandering eye and need s to get that drinking and passing out all over the place under control first. Age doesn’t utomatically means maturity and working for a charity doesn’t mean you are a good fit.

    But I Iike Harry when he’s dating. It’s fun to read all the speculations.

    • Sharon Lea says:

      Thanks for posting that link Sassy. She’s pretty. I wish him the best and hope he marries his true love.

      IMO – If this becomes a little more serious, then he will marry her. I have a little bit of intuition, and pick up his ’3rd’ lady would become his wife.

  17. CoCo says:

    Wow I just realized his gfs’ names’ begin with the letter C : Chelsy…Cressida…Camilla

  18. Gilda says:

    And once again Beatrice is the matchmaker.

  19. Pager90 says:

    Palace and Harry’s friends have denied the story.
    Palace has told two British Royal Reporters that Harry is not in St. Tropez and he is not dating Camilla. Harry informed friends he is not dating Camilla at all.
    Story is untrue.
    I Read Phil Dampier and another reporter ,they have it in their twitter threads.
    He’s not dating her and wasn’t in St.Tropez on holiday w her.