We have cruised the eastern car. on the Veendam a little over a year ago in an A cat. and truly loved her. We have also sailed on the Zaandam in Jan in an S cat. and are now spoiled! Now we have some friends who are interested in going with us in the fall and we are trying to decide if we should do the Veendam again or try the Maasdam. Big question...how does the Maasdam compare to the Veendam? Any advice would be appreciated.