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Seabourn Names Second Ultra-Luxury Expedition Ship

by Kimberly Inlander

Oct 21, 2021

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Seabourn recently announced the name of its second new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship: Seabourn Pursuit. The name reflects the passion of expedition travelers to seek out and explore natural wonders and destinations through activities around the globe.

 

“The name Seabourn Pursuit is truly fitting for a ship envisioned and designed to take expedition travelers into those places where they can see vast landscapes, diverse wildlife and remote regions of the world that may have been on their bucket list for years,” said Josh Leibowitz, president, Seabourn. “Seabourn Pursuit will navigate the most unexplored parts of the world in the highest level of comfort, safety and environmental protection available for the luxury traveler. We are defining an entirely new category of expedition travel with Seabourn Pursuit and its sister ship, Seabourn Venture.”

 

Construction on the new ship began in fall 2020 in Italy; it is scheduled for delivery in February 2023. Seabourn Venture will be delivered in March 2022. After delivery, Seabourn Pursuit will head north with a Fire and Ice voyage scheduled for April 4, 2023, departing round-trip from Reykjavik, Iceland.

 

Seabourn Pursuit and Seabourn Venture are designed and built for diverse environments to PC6 Polar Class standards. They include modern hardware and technology to extend the ships’ global deployments and capabilities, and will carry two custom-built submarines, 24 Zodiacs, kayaks and a 26-person expert expedition team each.

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