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Ryndam

Ryndam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,260
Crew Members:
580
Gross Tonnage:
55,819 grt
Length:
719 feet
Maximum Speed:
22 knots
Dedicated:
October 1994; re-launched October 2004
Godmother:
Madeleine Arison

Latest Post

Ryndam Captain Helps Children In Need

Ryndam Captain Helps Children In Need

As a great birthday surprise, Captain Mark Rowden’s Ryndam Team organized to each buy him either a stuffed teddy bear, husky dog or orca whale. Forty-two crew members visited the captain to bring him a toy along with best of wishes for his birthday. Our Captain wanted to share the joy and love that he…   read more of “Ryndam Captain…”

Recent Posts

Cruise Diary: Packing Light

Cruise Diary: Packing Light

Ruby Turner was sailing on board Ryndam and this cruise diary is from the end of her voyage. Yes, it is possible. Three weeks on ms Ryndam’s Panama Cruise and my returning home picture shows all the luggage I needed. My one carry-on luggage piece plus an over-the-shoulder bag carried enough clothing for five formal…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Ryndam Officer Gets Down and Dirty

Ryndam Officer Gets Down and Dirty

This past week we were lucky enough to have a camera ready to capture one of the many times our Chief Officer, James Bradley, has rolled up his sleeves and helped with the never-ending task of maintaining the ship. James’ leadership style inspires his team; he demonstrates time and again that he is willing to…   read more of “Ryndam Officer Gets…”

NASCAR Fever on Ryndam

NASCAR Fever on Ryndam

The Ryndam has NASCAR fever. With the support of Captain Mark Rowden, we have increased the number of cars and the amount of tracks we have for the car-racing events held on board. Now we can race up to six cars at one time on both tracks. Utilizing one half of the Marshalling area once…   read more of “NASCAR Fever on…”

Cruise Diary: Ryndam’s Book Club

Cruise Diary: Ryndam’s Book Club

Ruby Turner was sailing on board Ryndam and this cruise diary is from the end of her voyage. Here’s the class photo of the very first “m/s Ryndam Book Club.” The book choice — “Like Water for Chocolate” — provided a great story line for lively discussions. Unlike most home book clubs where members share…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

A Captain of Many Talents

A Captain of Many Talents

Although it was raining outside, guests on board the Ryndam were treated to a wonderful cooking demonstration by our very own Captain Mark Rowden. Captain Mark has many hidden talents and one of them is his passion for cooking. He delighted the packed house in the Culinary Arts Center with his favorite recipes and pizza-making…   read more of “A Captain of Many…”

Cruise Diary: Cabo San Lucas

Cruise Diary: Cabo San Lucas

Ruby Turner is sailing on board Ryndam and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout her voyage. The unfolding beauty of cruising into Cabo San Lucas is something air travelers never get to experience. Cabo San Lucas, much like the Hawaiian or Greek Islands, should be first seen as small land formations on the horizon…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Cabo…”