Yachts of Seabourn Launches Sojourn Yacht
Legendary British model Twiggy was on hand as Yachts of Seabourn launched the new yacht Seabourn Sojourn on the River Thames Friday, June 4. The 225-suite yacht was built by the T. Mariotti shipyard in Genoa, Italy and is the second of three new luxury cruising vessels joining Seabourn's fleet in three years. The ship puts a premium on personalized service and has a nearly one-to-one staff/guest ratio.
Most of the ocean-view suites have private verandas. The Grand Wintergarden Suites, offer over 1400 square feet of indoor and outdoor space that includes two bedrooms and bathrooms, a private, glass-enclosed solarium with tub and daybed. two bars and three flat-screen televisions.
On June 6, Sojourn began her maiden season from London, and will sail 12- to 14-day voyages during the summer to the Baltic, Scandinavia, Russia, Norwegian Fjords, and Scotland, as well as several Mediterranean voyages in the fall. Following a 12-day transatlantic cruise, the yacht will operate a series of Caribbean voyages in the winter from Fort Lauderdale. On Jan. 5, 2011, Sojourn will embark on a world cruise from Los Angeles to London via the South Pacific, New Zealand, around Western Australia, Indonesia and Southeast Asia, India, Arabia and the Mediterranean. Rates for the full 111-day world cruise begin at $49,995 per person, based on double occupancy.
For a limited time, Seabourn is offering two-for-one cruise fares with included round-trip air, or cruise-only fares featuring savings up to 65 percent. The promotion is valid for Seabourn voyages in Europe departing between June and November 2010. Nine-to-12-day voyages on the new Seabourn Sojourn in Northern Europe start from $4,999 per person, cruise-only or $6,400 with inclusive air.