Seabourn has revealed the name for its second new ultra-luxury expedition ship as Seabourn Pursuit.
A sister-ship to the purpose-built Seabourn Venture, Seabourn Pursuit is earmarked to enter service in February 2023. The vessel is currently under construction in San Giorgo di Nogare, Italy.
“The name Seabourn Pursuit is truly fitting for a ship envisioned and designed to take expedition travellers 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 of 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 traveller. We are defining an entirely new category of expedition travel with Seabourn Pursuit and its sister ship, Seabourn Venture.”
Once delivered, Seabourn Pursuit’s first season of exploration will be in the Arctic. Her inaugural “Fire and Ice” voyage is scheduled for 4 April 2023, departing roundtrip from Reykjavik, Iceland. The itinerary will explore Greenland and Iceland.
The ship then continues onward by exploring the waters and landscapes of Greenland, Iceland and Norway throughout the spring and early summer. In August 2023, the Seabourn Pursuit will tackle the Northwest Passage, from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland to Nome, Alaska.
Itineraries for the Seabourn Pursuit inaugural season will go on sale in mid-December 2021.
Both Seabourn Pursuit and Seabourn Venture are designed and built for diverse environments to PC6 Polar Class standards and include modern hardware and technology that will extend the ships’ global deployment and capabilities. Each will carry two custom-built submarines, 24 Zodiacs, kayaks, and a 26-person expert expedition team whose role is to engage guests throughout each voyage.
Seabourn Venture is currently slated for delivery in March 2022.