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Zuiderdam

Zuiderdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,916
Crew Members:
817
Gross Tonnage:
82,305 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
24 knots
Dedicated:
December 2002
Godmother:
Journalist Joan Lunden

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Captain’s Log: Jan. 9, 2010

Captain’s Log: Jan. 9, 2010

Aboard Zuiderdam. Today we are in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica and we are here together with our little sister the Amsterdam. This photo was taken on her approach with the Pilot Boat in the foreground. Puerto Limon is the place in Costa Rica where Columbus first set foot during his 4th voyage to the new…   read more of “Captain’s…”

‘Zippidydam’ Wins Zuiderdam’s ‘Floaters’ Competition

‘Zippidydam’ Wins Zuiderdam’s ‘Floaters’ Competition

Mariner Lynn Hardey sent us this note and photo of her most recent creation, “Zippidydam,” that she built while cruising on Zuiderdam. We featured her previous creation — “Halraiserdam” — on the blog back in November. The “Zippidydam” won the Whatever Floats Your Boat contest and floated beautifully, as usual. There were four boats and…   read more of “‘Zippidydam&#8…”

Steel Drum Band Makes Magic on Zuiderdam

Steel Drum Band Makes Magic on Zuiderdam

Shane Einsphar, Zuiderdam’s cruise director, sent us this interview and photo with guest entertainers Island Magic. According to Shane, the band has been on Zuiderdam all season and has been “blowing audiences away.” They play classical music on steel drums, and some popular and Broadway music as well. Shane Einsphar: How did the group get…   read more of “Steel Drum Band…”