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 Norwegian Wind

Norwegian Wind has been retired and is no longer in service

Originally built as the Windward in 1993, this ship was renamed Norwegian Wind in 1998 following a spectacular stretching operation carried out by Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany. The addition of the 131 ft. mid-section significantly improved the exterior appearance of this formerly rather "chubby" vessel.

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 Professional Reviews

Tom Ogg, 2002-05-20Alaska's Inside Passage

Getting to the Ship I found a good airfare on America West (several hundred dollars...read more

9users found this review helpful.
Tom Ogg , 2002-02-14Auckland to Sydney

Freestyling Down Under The setup: I was the group...read more

3users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • James King 37 1 Alaska

    Terrible Honeymoon thanks to Norwegian! We booked everything through NCL including airfare. NCL screwed up the airline tickets with the wrong departure time listed for our flight from...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Luanne Ramp 39 2 Alaska/Sawyer Glacier

    Here we are again! Our second cruise to Alaska in a year with NCL! The same ship too! We had such a great time last year, that we decided at the last minute to take advantage of a GREAT...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • It is my pleasure to make this report. We left Toronto, with great hopes of a good vacation. Airtransat flights both ways were perfect. The transfers on the buses to and from the...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Lisa M. Juraszek 38 1 Hawaii

    This was our first cruise, and overall, we were very disappointed. The ship, as a whole, was old, smelly and rather nondescript. We went on a 14 day Hawaiian cruise. We could, not,...read more

  • Dawn Shook 38 5 Hawaii

    Having done Hawaii (Oahu) in the spring of 2002, we were very anxious to get back. Unfortunally, we were very disappointed with NCL's Norwegian Wind. The embarkation was fine - we were...read more

  • Valerie and Kevin Sheppard This was our fifth and our last cruise. On Thursday, February 6, 2003 we witnessed something very disturbing. While onboard the Norwegian Wind,...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Elliot 21 n/a Inside Passage Alaska - Sawyer Glacier

    Elliot I surprised my mother and took her on the NCL Wind from 7/15/02 to 7/22/02. We did a round trip Cruise from Vancouver traveling through the inside passage and then...read more

  • Luanne Ram 38 First Cruise Alaska

    My husband and I were first time cruisers, and we loved the idea of free style cruising. We are not "dress up for everything" type of people, so that is one thing that...read more

  • Ellie 35 First Cruise Alaska/Glacier Bay/Inside Passage

    We were a bit hesitant about cruising with NCL based on some of the reviews we read about the Norwegian Wind before booking, but we decided to make up our opinions and are we ever glad we...read more

  • Tracy Hames 35 2 Inside Passage (Alaska)

    We really went on the cruise for the excursions and ports—not the ship. We booked three excursions immediately because we were afraid they might sell-out. We initially selected the Pilot’s...read more

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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1732
  • Builder:Chantiers de l'Atlantique
  • Full Capacity:2156
  • Inaugurated:1993
  • Space Ratio:29.3 / 23.5
  • Gross Tonnage:50,760gt
  • Crew:610
  • Length:754 ft. / 230 m