Regatta-class cruise ship

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Regatta-class cruise ship
Regatta Stockholm.jpg
Regatta in Stockholm, Sweden, August 2007
Class overview
Builders: Chantiers de l'Atlantique
Built: 1998–2000
Planned: 4
Completed: 4
General characteristics
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 30,277 GT

The Regatta class is a class of cruise ships that are owned by Oceania Cruises.

The Regatta class ships were built in 1998–2000 for Renaissance Cruises as a part of their R class.[1] They have a gross tonnage of 30,277 and can accommodate a maximum of 824 passengers in 343 cabins.[2]

When Oceania Cruises was founded in 2002,[3] they took three of the R-class ships: R One which they rechristened MS Insignia, R Two which they rechristened MS Regatta, and R Five which they rechristened MS Nautica. Oceania referred to these collectively as the Regatta Class.

Beginning in April 2012, Insignia began what was initially announced as a two-year lease to Hapag-Lloyd, who is currently operating the ship as MS Columbus 2. It Returned To the fleet In 2014.

Ship Built Entered service
for Oceania
Flag Notes
MS Regatta 1998 2003  Marshall Islands Previously R Two, last refurbished in 2011
MS Insignia 1998 2003  Marshall Islands Previously R One and Columbus 2, leased to Hapag-Lloyd, last refurbished in 2014
MS Nautica 2000 2005  Marshall Islands Previously R Five, last refurbished in 2010
MS Sirena 1999 2016  Marshall Islands Previously R Four, Tahitian Princess, and Ocean Princess.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boyle, Ian. "Oceania Cruises". Simplon Postcards. Retrieved 2008-03-19.
  2. ^ Ward, Douglas (2006). Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships. Singapore: Berlitz. pp. 354–355, 421–422, 514–515. ISBN 981-246-739-4.
  3. ^ "Oceania Cruises' M/S Regatta is Christened in Barcelona, Spain" (Press release). 26 June 2003. Archived from the original on 2007-06-06. Retrieved 25 June 2007.

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