Sea Cloud Cruises has introduced that it’s now taking agency bookings for its latest ship, the Sea Cloud Spirit. Sea Cloud CEO Daniel Schäfer introduced that, following cautious inspection of the present standing of the new-build, the corporate is satisfied that “the Sea Cloud Spirit shall be delivered on time.”
“In the interest of our guests, we wanted to be sure she would be delivered on time before starting official bookings,” Schäfer mentioned.
The ship’s inaugural voyage is scheduled to depart August 29 from Lisbon to Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy. The cruise line has prolonged the deadline for the ship’s early reserving low cost to January 31.
Marking the primary new-build for the road because the Sea Cloud II in 2001, the Sea Cloud Spirit is a three-masted yacht that can maintain 136 friends. Like its sibling vessels, the Sea Cloud and the Sea Cloud II, the Sea Cloud Spirit will goal to supply a non-public yacht-style, “casually elegant” crusing expertise. The 453-foot-long, absolutely rigged ship has roughly 13,500 sq. toes of sail space—twice the dimensions of the present U.S. Coast Guard coaching ship, the Cutter Eagle. Since crusing isn’t attainable on a regular basis, the newly constructed ship can be outfitted with two diesel-electric drives. Sea Cloud Cruises operates all of its ships with low-sulphur marine diesel, which reduces emissions versus heavy oil.
Upon completion, the Sea Cloud Spirit may have outside area, an unique wellness and spa idea and an inside design that goals to recall the fashion of a traditional yacht. Out of the 69 outer cabins, 25 may have their very own balconies and, in what Sea Cloud says is a primary for a crusing ship, there shall be an elevator connecting the varied decks. Guests on Sea Cloud Spirit may have the selection between wonderful eating within the restaurant and an off-the-cuff eating expertise on the lido deck. Like its sibling vessels, the meals idea will give attention to native contemporary meals and wine.
This article initially appeared on www.travelagentcentral.com.