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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

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Best Snorkeling Adventures in the Caribbean

Best Snorkeling Adventures in the Caribbean

Fall is in full swing, and if the cooling temperatures have you dreaming of balmy breezes and turquoise waters, then it’s time to pack your bags for the Caribbean. Holland America Line ships are starting to reposition from their summer homes, and when Nieuw Amsterdam arrives at Grand Turk in the Turks & Caicos Oct….   read more of “Best Snorkeling…”

Cruising the Caribbean Beyond 7 Days

Cruising the Caribbean Beyond 7 Days

Many cruises to the Caribbean are seven days, making them fabulous week-long vacations. Those itineraries tend to focus on one region, whether it be eastern, western or southern. Each area has beautiful islands to explore with plenty of time for fun, sun, sand and surf. But did you know that Holland America Line also offers…   read more of “Cruising the…”

Kudos to Ryndam’s Staff & Crew

Kudos to Ryndam’s Staff & Crew

Thanks to Keith Larby for sending in some photos of the ms Ryndam staff and crew! To see more of Keith’s photography visit his website. This is Angga, an assistant steward in the Lido on board ms Ryndam. He always stood in the same spot by the Lido saying “Washey Washey” he was always happy,…   read more of “Kudos to…”

Ryndam Sailing Into Dover, England

Ryndam Sailing Into Dover, England

Thanks to blog fan Aad Hoogesteger for sending in these beautiful pictures of Ryndam sailing into Dover, England. On Saturday June 8 we were in Dover. I woke up early to see Ryndam coming in. These are some of the pictures I took. Enjoy …

Are You Ready for Lunch?

Are You Ready for Lunch?

Thanks to Keith Larby for sending in some cuisine images and dining areas aboard Ryndam! To see more of Keith’s photography visit his website.

Ryndam Crew Member Wins 140th Anniversary Photo Competition

Ryndam Crew Member Wins 140th Anniversary Photo Competition

Congratulations to Ryndam’s Photo Manager Constantin Paduraru, the winner of the recent crew photo competition held in conjunction with HAL’s 140th anniversary. Paduraru’s photo (below) of Amsterdam was taken from Ryndam’s deck as the two ships crossed paths in Alaska in May 2010. The time was approximately 3:30 a.m. and the moon was starting to set. Paduraru managed to snap…   read more of “Ryndam Crew Member…”