Seabourn has held an intimate coin ceremony for the second of its two expeditions ships, Seabourn Pursuit, at the T. Mariotti shipyards in Italy where the vessel is being constructed. The coin laying ceremony is a maritime tradition at which the madrina places coins on the vessel, viewed as a symbol of good fortune for her sailings.
Seabourn’s Vice President of UK and Europe, Lynn Narraway, took the honours of Madrina at the event.
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“This is not just an expedition ship. This is a purpose-built, Seabourn ultra-luxury expedition ship created to take guests to some of the most remote places in the world,” Narraway said.
Natalya Leahy, President of Seabourn said she was proud of Seabourn’s team and grateful to the T. Martiotti shipyard for their partnership in building the ship.
“We are counting the days until Seabourn Pursuit can take our extraordinary guests to the most out-of-the-ordinary destinations that only a few ever visit in their lifetime,” Leahy added.
Seabourn Pursuit‘s first listed voyage with availability is scheduled to operate 17 September 2023 from Lisbon to Miami, the 12-day Atlantic Autumn departure while the first true expedition sailing is slated for 10 October 2023. Five other non-expedition sailings from 12 August to 17 September that were flagged in late January 2023, have either sold out or been withdrawn as none are showing as available any longer on Seabourn’s website.
Lead image: Executives from the T. Mariotti Shipyard with Seabourn’s Vice President of UK and Europe, Lynn Narraway, and Robin West (right), Vice President, Expedition Operations & Planning.