My georgeous wife Anne at the bow of a Sydney ferry as we pass by the stern of the Royal Caribbean International Cruise ship "Rhapsody of the Seas" berthed at the Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) as we arrive at Circular Quay Ferry Terminal.
Name: Rhapsody of the Seas, Registry: Bahamas.
Builder: Chantiers de l’Atlantique Alsthom, France.
Owner/Manager: Royal Caribbean International Cruise Line.
Maiden Voyage: May 19, 1997
Gross Tonnage: 78,491, Cruising Speed: 22 knots, Passengers 2,435, Crew 765.
Dimensions: Length 279m (915ft), Breadth 32.20m (105.6ft), Draught 7.75m (25ft).
Number of Passenger Decks: 10
Number of Inside Rooms: 406, Number of Outside Rooms: 593