June 28, 2013

Wind Star

The Wind Star is a sleek, four-masted sailing yacht accommodating 148 guests. With four decks and a gross tonnage of 5,350, the Wind Star feels like your own private yacht. Wind Star features wide open, teak decks-quite unusual for small ships. With over 10,000 square feet of open deck space, guests will find hidden nooks for private moments giving them a feeling of being on their own private verandah. All staterooms have ocean views, queen beds, flat-screen TV... Read more at Official Site | Sister Ship: Wind Spirit
Wind Star at Mykonos by neiljennings51
Wind Star at Mykonos, a photo by neiljennings51 on Flickr.

Wind Spirit by Empato
Wind Spirit, a photo by Empato on Flickr.
Wind Star by wittowio
Wind Star, a photo by wittowio on Flickr.

June 14, 2013

Vision of the Seas

MS Vision of the Seas is a Vision-class cruise ship operated by Royal Caribbean International, the last of her class. Her maiden voyage was on May 2, 1998, following which she sailed for a year in Europe before being moved to other routes. In summer Vision of the Seas is based in Northern European ports such as Oslo, Copenhagen or Stockholm to go on cruises to Norway, the Baltic Sea or the British Isles. During the fall the ship sails over the Atlantic ocean for the... Read more at Wikipedia
Sister Ships: Grandeur of the Seas, Enchantment of the Seas, Rhapsody of the Seas
Vision of the Seas by Tom Børslid
Vision of the Seas, a photo by Tom Børslid on Flickr.

Vision of the Seas by Andre Moura2010
Vision of the Seas, a photo by Andre Moura2010 on Flickr.
Vision of the Seas by Andy Tee
Vision of the Seas, a photo by Andy Tee on Flickr.

Tere Moana

Tere Moana has 45 outside cabins, eight of which sport balconies. Category B and C cabins are 194 square feet, and feature picture windows. The top-ship, 205-square-foot Category A cabins feature 93-square-foot verandahs. All cabins have temperature control, two twin beds that can form a queen, bathroom with full-size shower, bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, TV, CD/DVD player, safe, and stocked mini-fridge. Some cabins can accommodate three passengers. There are two open-seating... Read more at cruisecritic.com
Tere Moana at Funchal, Madeira, Portugal on April 2013. Photo © Funchal Everyday

Tere Moana by albireo2006
Tere Moana, a photo by albireo2006 on Flickr.

June 13, 2013

Seabourn Spirit

Seabourn Spirit is a German-built cruise ship completed in 1989. The luxury liner travels between Europe and Africa, and is owned by the Seabourn Cruise Line. In early 2005 it was rated the best small cruise ship by Condé Nast. In 2015, she will be departing the Seabourn fleet in April 2015, and will enter service for Windstar Cruises in May 2015. On 5 November 2005 at 5:50 am, while Spirit was underway 115 km off the coast of Somalia with 115 passengers the ship was... Read more at Wikipedia
Sister Ships: Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Legend

Seabourn Spirit at Funchal, Madeira, Portugal on April 2013. Photo © Funchal Everyday

Seabourn Spirit at Funchal, Madeira, Portugal on April 2013. Photo © Funchal Everyday
Seabourn Spirit by Buster&Bubby
Seabourn Spirit, a photo by Buster&Bubby on Flickr.
Seabourn Spirit - 2008 by Chris&Steve
Seabourn Spirit - 2008, a photo by Chris&Steve on Flickr.
Seabourn Spirit - On Board by Chris&Steve
Seabourn Spirit - On Board, a photo by Chris&Steve on Flickr.

June 8, 2013


MS Regatta was built by Renaissance cruises as an R class cruise ship, she is owned and operated by Oceania Cruises where she is part of their Regatta Class. She was built in 1998 by the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in St. Nazaire, France for Renaissance Cruises as R Two. Between 2002 and 2003 she sailed as Insignia before receiving her current name... Read more at Wikipedia
Sister Ships: Columbus 2, Nautica, Adonia, Azamara Journey, Azamara Quest, Ocean Princess, Pacific Princess
Regatta by albireo2006
Regatta, a photo by albireo2006 on Flickr.

June 7, 2013


MS Prinsendam (formerly Seabourn Sun and Royal Viking Sun) is a cruise ship for Holland America Line and is nicknamed the Elegant Explorer. She was launched in 1988 as the Royal Viking Sun for the Royal Viking Line, and was renamed "Seabourn Sun" when Seabourn Cruise Line acquired the ship in 1999. Shortly after, in 2002, Seabourn wished to concentrate on smaller vessels. So, in 2002, they transferred the ship to Holland America Line, where she was renamed the Prinsendam... Read more at Wikipedia
Prinsendam Tyne 060709 by silvermop
Prinsendam Tyne 060709, a photo by silvermop on Flickr.
Prinsendam by APK-2012
Prinsendam, a photo by APK-2012 on Flickr.