Captain Minnie Takes the Helm of the Disney Wish

by Apr 10, 2021Outside the Parks0 comments

Captain Minnie Mouse is already making wishes come true for the newest addition to the Disney Cruise Line fleet! Today it was unveiled that this beloved character will come to life for the first time through whimsical artwork on the bow of the Disney Wish.

The bow’s elegant filigree art, a hallmark of Disney Cruise Line vessels, includes an intricate scrollwork pattern reminiscent of the classic ocean liners of the 1930s. And the portrait of Captain Minnie on the Disney Wish adds just the right amount of Disney whimsy to the design!

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The magic of Captain Minnie also came alive today as we reached a significant construction milestone for the Disney Wish marked by the traditional keel laying ceremony. During a ship’s construction, when the first block, or section of a ship, is lowered into the building dock, a newly minted coin is placed under the keel for good fortune. The coin created for the Disney Wish features none other than… you guessed it, Captain Minnie!

The newest captain (in her bold red jacket!) made her splash aboard Disney Cruise Line in 2019 as part of a collection of initiatives aiming to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the cruise industry. And with Captain Minnie at the helm of the Disney Wish, our hope is to continue inspiring girls and young women around the globe!

Disney has been teasing out details about the Disney Wish since they first revealed the fleet expansion, and we know you are all are itching to know more. You’re ready for the grand reveal, right? Well, you didn’t hear it from us, but the big news is on the horizon. Stay tuned!