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OVERVIEW

Norwegian Sky has had an interesting career.   She was
intially conceived of as a ship for Costa Cruises.  
However, when the shipyard where she was being built
(Bremer Vulkan) went bankrupt, Costa decided that it did
not want to go through with the deal.  N
orwegian, however,
saw the ship's possibilities, purchased the still incomplete
ship and took her to the Llyod Weft yard to be finished.  It
also added a number of features to the ship, including
stateroom balconies.

After sailing for N
orwegian for five years, the ship was
transferred to N
orwegian's subsidiary line NCL America in
order to provide cruises around the Hawaiian Islands.  A
number of alterations were made including the addition of a
Hawaiian cultural center and the elimination of the casino
(since the ship would be sailing exclusively in Hawaiian
waters, it had to abide by Hawaiian gaming laws).  The
ship was re-named Pride of Aloha.

Four years later, N
orwegian decided to bring the ship back
into the main N
orwegian fleet.  The cultural center was
removed, a new casino added and the stateroom facilities
were enhanced as part of N
orwegian's Freestyle 2.0
program.  She also  reverted to her original name
Norwegian Sky.

Today, the Sky sails on short cruises to the Bahamas from
Florida.  She is the newest of the major cruise lines' ships
doing this type of itinerary.

Sky attracts young cruisers including young families.  She
is particularly popular with first time cruisers and with
European travelers who want to add a short trip to the
Bahamas to their Florida holiday.

The interior decor of the Sky is often traditional and
restrained.  Rooms such as Le Bistro, Captain Cook's Bar
and the Mark Twain Library are quite elegant.  There is
nothing over the top or gaudy.

The people who drive the ship love her and have nothing
but praise for her manuverability and seakeeping abilities.  
This is a particularly noteworthy inasmuch as the N
orwegian
fleet includes some of the most technologically capable
ships in the industry.         
NORWEGIAN
SKY
PHOTO TOUR AND
COMMENTARY
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CRUISE LINE
Overview........................................................Page One

Pools, Spa, Sports...........................................
Page Two

Shops, Children, Other Areas.........................Page Three

Entertainment..................................................Page Four

Bars and Lounges............................................Page Five

Dining (Complimentary venues)......................Page Six

Dining (Specialty Resturants).........................Page Seven

Exterior Photos...............................................Profile Page
Pools, Spa, Sports and Open
Decks is next.

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Right:  The Reception Desk.

Below: The
Shore Excursions Desk.
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Above:  The Atrium iat the center of
the ship soars from Deck 5 to Deck 11.

Below: Glass elevators transport
passengers through the Atrium.  
Above: The ship's senior deck officers
on the bridge wing docking the ship.
While Sky's art collection is not as extensive as on its larger
fleetmates, the ship does have some interesting pieces including
large murals that harken back to the ship's Hamaiian past.
NORWEGIAN SKY
Hotel Director Colin Lodge and Captain Peter Engwall of Norwegian Sky
Hotel Director Calvin Lodge and
Captain Peter Engwall
reception desk, Norwegian Sky cruise ship
Shore excursions desk, cruise ship Norwegian Sky
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