Built in 2005 - refurbished 2014 - 30 277 tonnes - 178 m/594 ft - 824 passengers - 386 crew
Built by the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France for Renaissance Cruises as
MS R Five.
Between 2002 and 2004 she sailed for Pullmantur Cruises before entering service with her current owners in 2005.
On 30 November 2008 while sailing on the Gulf of Aden the
Nautica came under attack by Somalian pirates, but was able to escape without any injuries to passenger or crew