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Maasdam

Maasdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,258
Crew Members:
580
Gross Tonnage:
55,575 grt
Length:
719 feet
Maximum Speed:
22 knots
Dedicated:
December 1993
Godmother:
Actress June Allyson

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Postcards from Curaçao

Postcards from Curaçao

Here are some photos of Maasdam at Curaçao. Star Flyer, a tall ship from the Star Clippers fleet, was departing while we were there so I snapped a photo of their ship as well.

Recent Posts

Barbados In Focus with Joanne

Barbados In Focus with Joanne

It’s taken me three attempts to get on the Barbados in Focus excursion and I finally made it, thanks to our wonderful shore excursion team. Thirty-one of us headed across the island with local photographer, Ronnie Carrington, who took us through 5 parishes of Barbados searching for photo ops. He was a wealth of information…   read more of “Barbados In Focus…”

Maasdam at Scenic Half Moon Cay

Maasdam at Scenic Half Moon Cay

Here are some pictures I was able to get of Maasdam at Half Moon Cay on March 11. Enjoy! Aad Hoogesteger is a cruise ship aficionado and regular contributor to the Holland America Blog.

Joanne’s Postcards from Gustavia

Joanne’s Postcards from Gustavia

One of the most chic islands in the Caribbean is French, of course. St Barts is a small arid island with beautiful beaches and wonderful cafes, restaurants and boutiques for very fashionable merchandise. It is also a huge draw for the yachting community with MAJOR boats in the harbor of Gustavia. I decided to see…   read more of “Joanne’s…”

Capturing the Beauty of Half Moon Cay

Capturing the Beauty of Half Moon Cay

Our private island consistently is voted the best private island among the cruise lines. Most of us, myself included, are so enamored with the water we forget there are lots of other things to look at. This stop I took the trail and photographed the different shapes and colors of the island. Next time I…   read more of “Capturing the…”