The next generation of Seabourn ships is quickly on its way as the luxury line takes delivery of its new Seabourn Encore and lays the keel for its Seabourn Ovation sister-ship to follow. The official handover and keel laying ceremonies both took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, the former at Marghera and the latter at Sestri.
“We have been looking forward to this day for over two years. Seabourn Encore has become a stunning ship that will set a new standard in ultra-luxury cruising,” said Richard Meadows, president of Seabourn. “I am very proud of our partnership with Fincantieri, and it has been a great pleasure to work together to transform raw materials into this incredible vessel that will make a great addition to the Seabourn fleet.”
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Slightly larger than the Odyssey-class Seabourn Quest before her, the 600-guest all-suite Seabourn Encore will measure in at 40,350 gross registered tons designed by Adam D. Tihany, “to feel more like a luxury yacht.” His new design is already in place on the Quest for
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