Two women riding a personal watercraft encountered tense moments after almost being hit by a cruise ship Saturday at Port Canaveral, and a deputy is being hailed a hero for saving their lives.
The two spring-breakers, 19-year-old Skylar Pentasuglia and 20-year-old Allison Garrett, both of Princeton, West Virginia, were riding a personal watercraft when one of them fell off, tried to get back on and ended up flipping the watercraft. 
As the two tried to right the craft, the wind pushed them into the Port channel and directly into the path of the outgoing cruise ship Carnival Magic, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
“Due to the narrow width of the Port’s channel, there was very little room to maneuver the ship; however, Port Canaveral Harbor Pilot Capt. Doug Brown slightly veered the ship when (SeaPort Security Marine Deputy Taner Primmer) steered his boat into the path of the ship and quickly …