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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

Spotting Bald Eagles in Alaska

Spotting Bald Eagles in Alaska

During the crew tour “Bering Sea Crab” in Ketchikan I had the chance take some amazing photos of the famous bald eagles.

Recent Posts

Ryndam Takes on Zaandam in Alaska

Ryndam Takes on Zaandam in Alaska

Last week while in Juneau, the crews of the Ryndam and Zaandam played a soccer match at Juneau-Douglas High School. My tigers were the winners 3-2! Iona is the Crew Purser on board Ryndam

Ryndam Crew Enjoys Teambuilding Course

Ryndam Crew Enjoys Teambuilding Course

Apart from the obvious pleasure of being away from the ship for a while, the Saga Teambuilding Course is definitely recommended for all crew. The fun and joy that comes out in all of us while playing silly games and crossing some boundaries while climbing up high poles and balancing on a tight-strung rope quickly…   read more of “Ryndam Crew Enjoys…”

Video: Around Glacier Bay in Half a Minute

Editor’s note: Today Holland America Line has five ships in Alaska and one on the way: Amsterdam is at Juneau, Ryndam is at Skagway, Statendam is cruising the Inside Passage, Zaandam is cruising Galcier Bay, Zuiderdam is cruising Tracy Arm and Westerdam is en route to Glacier Bay from Seattle. We’ve been saving this post…   read more of “Video: Around…”

Cruise Diary: Monday, May 4

Cruise Diary: Monday, May 4

On board ms Ryndam in San Diego Yesterday was a busy day. We anchored offshore of Catalina Island during the night, and tenders started running into port promptly in the morning.

Cruise Diary: Saturday, May 2, 2009

Cruise Diary: Saturday, May 2, 2009

On board ms Ryndam at Long Beach, Calif. Wednesday and Thursday were sea days, which meant sipping a spicy Bloody Mary on deck, playing Skip-Bo with new friends, shopping for a long-sleeved sweatshirt (we’re headed north to Canada in few days) and generally just relaxing, having fun and letting the marvelous crew on Ryndam take…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”