Seabourn Christens First Function-Constructed Expedition Ship

Seabourn formally named its first purpose-built expedition cruise ship, Seabourn Enterprise, throughout its maiden voyage to the white continent, Antarctica. Broadly hailed as probably the most luxurious expedition cruise ship ever constructed, the ship shall be crusing in Antarctica this winter, adopted by expedition cruises from Brazil to the Arctic. 

Visitors onboard served because the official godparents through the naming ceremony, which happened within the quick ice within the Weddell Sea, a outstanding a part of Antarctica nestled behind the Antarctic Peninsula.   

Seabourn Enterprise Formally Named

Seabourn formally named its latest cruise ship, the expedition vessel Seabourn Enterprise, throughout her maiden voyage to Antarctica, on November 20. Captain Stig Betten parked the ship within the sea ice within the Weddel Sea in Antarctica, permitting visitors to discover the polar sea earlier than coming again onboard for the ceremony. 

“We’ve eagerly awaited Seabourn Enterprise’s maiden voyage to Antarctica because the second the ship debuted earlier this yr,” stated Seabourn President Josh Leibowitz. 

“The extraordinary continent encapsulates precisely what we hope to convey to visitors who sail aboard our new ship: journey, discovery, and awe-inspiring marvel. With the great thing about the Antarctic panorama and surroundings within the background, it really was the right place to call probably the most luxurious expedition ship, Seabourn Enterprise,” he continued.

Photograph Courtesy: Seabourn

World adventurer, mountaineer, and polar-explorer Alison Levine serves because the official godmother of the ship, finishing up her ceremonial duties nearly, whereas the 200 visitors onboard function honorary godparents. The naming was made official by breaking a bottle made out of ice towards the ship’s hull.

The primary cruise to Antarctica isn’t the primary cruise for the posh expedition cruise ship. The vessel sailed on her maiden voyage in July from Tromso, Norway. Seabourn selected Antarctica for the naming ceremony because the southernmost continent represents all the pieces for which the ship is meant.

Throughout their time in Antarctica, visitors can have the possibility to expertise all the pieces the continent affords by means of mountaineering excursions and zodiac cruises led by a crew of 26 wildlife consultants, scientists, historians, and naturalists. Visitors may also go kayaking and even go under the waterline by means of one of many two expedition submarines onboard. 

12 months Stuffed with Exploration

On her maiden Antarctic season, which runs by means of February 2023, Seabourn Enterprise will sail on 11- to 22-day voyages to Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands that may provide up-close encounters with untamed wilderness and wildlife.

In March and April 2023, Seabourn Enterprise will embark on a collection of seven- to 12-day expedition voyages in Brazil and the Amazon, adopted by two itineraries to the British Isles and Iceland in Could. 

Between June and August 2023, Seabourn Enterprise will discover the Arctic with a collection of 14- and 15-day voyages to Greenland and Iceland. On August 27, 2023, the ship will embark on a 23-day journey throughout the Northwest Passage.

Seabourn Enterprise is a purpose-built Extremely-Luxurious Expedition cruise ship constructed with crusing by means of ice in thoughts. The 200-million greenback, 264-passenger cruise ship options all-balcony oceanfront suites and has an open-bridge coverage the place visitors can see the officers at work. The vessel is all-inclusive, with complimentary champagne, spirits, wine, and caviar. 

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