Fred Olson - Boudicca

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MV Boudicca was built in 1973 at the Hietalahti shipyard in Finland at a cost of $22 million and named Royal Viking Sky, the ship has sailed under 10 different names including her current name Boudicca which she acquired after coming into service in 2006 with Fred Olson cruise lines, the ship also received an extensive refit at this time including redesigning of public rooms to match the rest of the Fred Olson fleet, extra cabins increasing her total occupancy from 536 to just under 900 passengers, the vessel also received new engines.

On board there is a good selection of cabins from single and twin inside cabins approximately 140 square feet in size to the 550 square feet Premier Suite.

some of the ships facilities include Swimming Pools & Jacuzzis, Sauna and Steam Rooms, a well-equipped fitness centre, Arts and Crafts Room, shops selling everything from post cards to fine jewellery, cabaret and music in the Neptune lounge, The Observatory lounge with its large panoramic windows offering stunning views of the ever changing vista and a fully equipped Internet Room.



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  Cross-icon
Babysitting service  Cross-icon Video games room  Cross-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  Cross-icon



Ship Specifications  (based on her 2005 rebuild not her original 1973 specs)



  • Size: Small
  • Length: 679 feet
  • Beam: 82 feet
  • Speed:  22 Knots
  • Tonnage: 28,388
  • Decks: 8
  • Crew: 329
  • Passengers: 888
  • Maiden Voyage: 1973 (as Royal Viking Sky)
  • Christened:  
  • Godmother:


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