Navigator of the Seas Arrives in Miami with New Look

By ,   March 1, 2019 ,   Cruise Industry

Royal Caribbean’s newly refreshed Navigator of the Seas arrived into her new year-round home, Miami FL, with US$115 million features.

The transformed 3,386-passenger ship debuts new adventures and RCI favorites for all ages, such as The Blaster, Riptide, To Dry For, a reimagined poolscape, elevated dining and nightlife.

Beginning today, March 1, Navigator is due to sail 5- and 9-night Caribbean itineraries through May. The ship will then had to The Bahamas with 4-night weekday and 3-night weekend cruises, including visits to the line’s private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Navigator Of The Seas cruise ship

New features aboard Navigator of the Seas, currently not available on other RCI ships, include:

  • In addition to "Perfect Storm", a new water coaster (trademarked as "The Blaster") and a new headfirst mat racing slide (trademarked as "Riptide") were also installed. Both names were trademarked by RCI in September 2018.
  • The Blaster aqua coaster has length 244 m (800 ft) - ranking it the longest at sea 2-person raft slide.
  • The Riptide mat racing waterslide features a transparent tube.
  • Also new for the fleet is "To Dry For" - new blow-dry bar (specializing in quick beauty fixes/hairstyling) and also serving champagnes and wines by the glass. "To Dry For" was trademarked in July 2018.

Ship’s 2019 drydock refurbishment Royal Amplified (January 5 - February 23) was a USD 115 million project.