James Cook

This luxury ship of Royal Spido is named after the English explorer James Cook. Both the appearance and comfortable furnishings of offer a special ambiance. The James Cook has two spacious saloons, connected by a large void. As a result, you can also enjoy excellent shows and/or presentations on the lower deck from the upper salon. The stately staircase forms a stylish connection between the two floors. Of course, the upper deck is also accessible by elevator. The ship is fully air-conditioned and the furnishings can be effortlessly adapted to the size of your party and the program. In short, the James Cook will transport you to a unique and atmospheric event. There are special facilities for the disabled, such as elevators (max 200 kg) and adapted toilets. Unfortunately, the skydeck is not wheelchair accessible.

A piece of history

James Cook (1728-1779), a farmer’s son, joined the English Navy and attracted attention through outstanding cartographic work. His abilities as a cartographer, as well as an astronomer, enabled him to enter the service of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific society in the United Kingdom. The Royal Society allowed him to undertake three major voyages. Apart from his great discoveries, James Cook can be said to have made, peacefully, more changes to the world map than anyone else.

Technical aspects

9.00 meter
55.00 meter
300 persons
In fleet since:
Max speed:
21.00 km/h