AZAMARA CLUB CRUISES

Azamara operate R-class ships considered by many to be the perfect classic ship. These are hugely popular and sought-after ships. Known as Renaissance Class ships, because they were made for Renaissance Cruises. R-Class ships are numbered one to eight. Renaissance was a company in Oslo, competing with Fred Olsen. Founded in 1989 it was family-owned by Fearnley & Eger Rederi. These ships are all 181 meters long, have a GT of 30,277GT and travel at 18 knots and all hold 684 guests. Children and babies are allowed on Azamara ships. Check their website for further details. Links are included here.

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  1. R One – Oceania Insignia (1998)
  2. R Two – Oceania Regatta (1998)
  3. R Three – Azamara Onward (Pacific Princess) (1999)
  4. R Four – Oceania Sirena (1999)
  5. R Five – Oceania Nautica (2000)
  6. R Six – Azamara Journey (2000)
  7. R Seven – Azamara Quest (2000)
  8. R Eight – Azamara Pursuit (Adonia) (2001)

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AZAMARA DRESS CODE: Appropriate attire on board Azamara Club Cruises® is always resort-casual; there aren’t any scheduled formal nights. However, guests should always feel comfortable wearing formal attire if they so desire, but please note, no tuxedo hire is available on board.

No bare feet, vest tops, caps, swimwear, shorts or torn/distressed jeans are allowed in the main dining room or speciality restaurants.

When visiting museums, mosques, temples and churches it is appropriate (and in many cases mandatory) to dress conservatively. Women should wear trousers or skirts that cover the knees. Bare shoulders and sleeveless tops and shorts are often not permitted for men or women.

  • Examples of resort casual attire:
  • Women: Casual dresses, blouses, skirts, trousers, jackets
  • Men: Trousers, shirts, polo shirts, sweaters, jackets/windbreakers.

SMOKING: Azamara ships have a designated smoking area, located on the starboard forward section of the pool deck. The smoking area is clearly marked. For our guests’ comfort and health, all other areas of the ships are non-smoking, including public rooms, restaurants, pool decks, staterooms and suites, verandas and halls.

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AZAMARA QUEST
AZAMARA QUEST POOL

690 Passengers | 408 Crew | – Cabins | 8 guest decks | 180m long | 25m beam | Speed 18.5 knots | Small pool | Jacuzzis | Restaurants | Bars | Cabaret Lounge | Fitness Centre | Spa | Card room| Library | 30,277GT | R- Class | Built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique | Launched 2000 as R Seven | Refurb 2016

Not too big, not too small. Club style cruising. Used for the TV show, Cruise Ship Adventures with Nigel Marven.

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AZAMARA JOURNEY

702 Passengers | 408 Crew | – Cabins | 8 guest decks | 180m long | 25m beam | Speed 18.5 knots | Small pool | Jacuzzis | Restaurants | Bars | Fitness Centre | Spa | Card room | Library | Cabaret Lounge | 30,277GT | R- Class | Built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique | Launched 2000 as R Six | Refurb 2021

Not too big, not too small. Club style cruising. Re-imagined staterooms include modern amenities, furnishings, and European linens. Plus the ship features a large number of staterooms and suites with balconies.

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AZAMARA PURSUIT

702 Passengers | 408 Crew | – Cabins | 8 guest decks | 180m long | 25m beam | Speed 18.5 knots | Small pool | Jacuzzis | Restaurants | Bars | Fitness Centre | Spa | Card room | Library | Cabaret Lounge | 30,277GT | R- Class | Built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique | Launched 2000 as R Six | Refurb 2018

Previously the much loved Adonia. Not too big, not too small. Club style cruising. Seven restaurants, cafes and lounges, a refreshing pool, sun-drenched decks, a revitalizing spa.

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Tender Ports and Tender Operation by lifeboat

If the destination port is not deep enough for your ship, or, it is too busy to park you at a berth (Dubrovnik is such a busy example), then you have to be ferried in.

Cruise insurance and helicopter rescue at sea. Expensive.

Insurance is always contractually required on a cruise. World ENTRY REQUIREMENTS change.

AZAMARA FLEET – take a look at them sail together

AZAMARA CRUISES have a fleet of four almost identical small classic ships. Four is the number it will have to stop at. Why?

How do you cruise so much? I want to cruise more.

How can you cruise more? I saw this on the SAGA site

AZAMARA & OCEANIA CLUB CRUISES chat group on Facebook

When we sailed into Bequia, I thought little of how special it was. Mega ships did not

David McArthur, concert pianist tells us of an attack by pirates.

Have you any idea how many grand pianos there are on a cruise ship?

Adonialast time in Guernsey and the ferry to Herm Island – she is going

The Adonia has been sold

Adonia sold, meet the AZAMARA PURSUIT

In the words of Cliff,

AZAMARA PURSUIT

702 Passengers | 408 Crew | – Cabins | 8 guest decks | 180m long | 25m beam | Speed 18.5 knots | Small pool | Jacuzzis | Restaurants | Bars | Fitness Centre | Spa | Card room | Library | Cabaret Lounge | 30,277GT | R- Class | Built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique | Launched 2000 as R Six | Refurb 2018

Previously the much loved Pacific Princess. Not too big, not too small. Club-style cruising. Seven restaurants, cafes and lounges, a refreshing pool, sun-drenched decks, a revitalizing spa. Fourth identical ship.

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