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Acknowledgements
Thanks to Guy Blanchout, Joe Canavan, Ferry Fantastic, M. Fournet, Mark Leiper, Scott Mackey, Mikael Nord, Andrew Orr, Bruce Peter, Richard Seville, Nigel Thornton, Nikos Thrylos, Neil Tierney, Sebastiaan Toufekoulas and Ewan Wood for their help and for the use of their material and pictures.
Mention should be made of the crews of the two ships, particularly of
Fantasia in her Alkmini A and Wawel days when locked doors were opened, lights switched on and the ISPS rules sanely interpreted. Thanks also to the Kockums Shipyard for the use of Zenobia pictures.
And my particular gratitude goes to the late Warren Platner for his help and for creating
Fantasia and Fiesta, as they were, the ultimate Cross-Channel ferries.
Bibliography
Designing Ships for Sealink (Don Ripley & Tony Rogan)
Designs '90 (Plus 2 Ferryconsultation)
Fantasia (complied by John Hendy)
Ferry Port Dover
(John Hendy)
The Ocean Ferryliners of Europe (Michael & Laura Murphy)
The Pan Am Building and the Shattering of the Modernist Dream (Meredith L. Clausen)
Ten by Warren Platner
(Warren Platner)

Fantasia Aims to beat the Tunnel
(article in The Naval Architect, May 1990)
Fantastic Fantasia! (article in Diesel Car, January 1995)
Windows on the Worl
d (article in Architectural Record, May 1977)
Zenobia: a twin-screw low-speed engined ro-ro from Kockum
s (article in The Motor Ship, December 1979)

British/European Ferry Scen
e, Cruise & Ferry Info, The Motor Ship, The Naval Architect, Sea Breezes, Shipping Today & Yesterday, Ships Monthly and Swashway over the period 1979-2006.
Fantasia (1990)
ex-
Fiesta (1988-1990), Tzarevetz (1981-1988), Scandinavia (1980-1981);
later
Stena Fantasia (1990-1999), P&OSL Canterbury (1999-2002), P O Canterbury (2002-2003), Alkmini A (2003-2004), Wawel (2004-)

Fiesta
(1990-1996)
ex
-Channel Seaway (1989-1990), Fantasia (1989), Trapezitza (1981-1989), Soca (1980-1981), Ariadne (1980);
later
Seafrance CÚzanne (1996-)
The Fantasia Story:
Part One: Freighter. Conversion. Sealink. Stena 1980-1998
Part Two: The P&O Years 1998-2003
Part Three: Leaving Home 2003-
Click for full-size image (Fantasia)
Click for full-size image (Fiesta)
The Ultimate Channel Ferry - On board Fantasia & Fiesta as built:
1: Decks 3 & 4 aft: The aft Bar, Playroom and Shopping Centre
2: Decks 3 & 4 amidships: The Main Lobby, Rock Box disco and Lay-By lounge
3: Decks 3 & 4 forward: The Speedy Gourmet restaurant and the Motorists' Haven lounge
4: Outside Decks and Vehicle Decks
The Fiesta Story:
Part One: Freighter to Fiesta 1980-1995
Part Two: Seafrance CÚzanne 1996-

Pictures of Seafrance CÚzanne laid up in Dunkerque, October 2009
Features:
Flying the Flag - Fantasia and Fiesta in marketing and advertising
Mission achieved? - Tracing Fantasia and Fiesta from architects' impressions to reality
Daring to be different
- A personal appreciation of Fantasia
Warren Platner - Interior Design Architect, Fantasia and Fiesta
Winning the Battle; Losing the War - Fantasia and Fiesta vs Pride of Dover and Pride of Calais
Forgotten Sister - The short story of Zenobia
Early years - Onboard the 'Challenger' class Ro-Ros
Deckplans
Fantasia General Arrangement Plan (1990) (large file)
Stena Fantasia (ex-Fantasia) Deckplans (1992 & 1994)
Wawel (ex-Fantasia) General Arrangement Plan (2005)
Seafrance CÚzanne (ex-Fiesta) Deckplan (2000)
Cutaway diagrams (Click on the images for full-size versions)
Moving on... On board Fantasia & Fiesta in their later careers:
Fantasia as Stena Fantasia & as P&OSL Canterbury - Onboard tour ( PAGE 1      PAGE 2      PAGE 3 )
Fantasia as Alkmini A -
Onboard tour ( PAGE 1      PAGE 2      PAGE 3 )
Fantasia as Wawel -
Onboard tour ( PAGE 1      PAGE 2      PAGE 3 )
Fiesta in the mid-'90s & as Seafrance CÚzanne -
Onboard tour ( PAGE 1     PAGE 2     PAGE 3     PAGE 4 )
Click for full-size image (Seafrance CÚzanne)