Costa Classica

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Costa Classica is a cruise ship operated by Costa Cruises. She was built by the Italian based Fincantieri Shipyards In 2001.the Classica received a major refurbishment in 2005 Elegant rooms, attention to detail and warm and relaxing colours make Costa Classica a very comfortable ship and one of the most loved ships in the Costa fleet. Some of her onboard feature include 2 swimming pools, jogging track, beauty and fitness centre, shopping centre and photo shop, library with Internet access, card room, medical centre, conference room, roman catholic chapel, teens club, 700-seat two deck high Colosseo theatre has the atmosphere of a 15th century auditorium. 



Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  Cross-icon


 Ship Specifications



  • Size: Medium
  • Length: 722 feet
  • Beam: 102 feet
  • Speed: 18.5 knots
  • Tonnage: 52,926
  • Decks: 13
  • Crew: 617
  • Passengers: 1,680
  • Maiden Voyage: 1992 
  • Christened: 7 june 1991
  • Godmother: Emilia Costa

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Infamous Captain's

Captain E.J. Smith - captain of the RMS Titanic died when the ship hit an iceburg and sank in 1912.

Captain Joseph Hazelwood

- was the negligent captain of the Exxon Valdez during its 1989 oil spill.

Edward Teach (Blackbeard) - was the notorious English pirate captain of the Queen anne's Revenge, killed in battle 1718

Francesco Schettino - Captain of the Costa Concordia at the time when she ran aground and partially sank on the night of 13 January 2012 near Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, Italy.

David Lewry - was the Captain of the herald of free enterprise car ferry which capsized on the 6 March 1987 after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge with her bow doors still open, causing the deaths of 193 people.

Mauro Balomaga - was the captain of the MV Rena container ship that  ran aground near Tauranga, New Zealand On 5 October 2011 resulting in an oil spill and 88 of her containers to fall in to the sea,the captain was jailed for 7 months for his part in the disaster.

Captain James Hook - is a fictional character from the popular novel and movie peter pan,  known for wearing a hook after his right hand was eaten by a crocodile.