Scenic Takes Delivery of New Scenic Eclipse

Scenic Eclipse
Scenic Eclipse

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours took delivery of the first ship in its new Discovery Yacht series, the Scenic Eclipse, on July 26 from the Uljanik Shipyard.

Scenic Eclipse left the shipyard at 8:00PM on Saturday, July 27 for Valletta. Once registered there, the vessel will call at a few destinations prior to arriving in Reykjavik, Iceland, where it will begin its first scheduled cruise. The inaugural voyage is a 13-day discovery sailing via Greenland and Eastern Canada before arriving in Quebec on August 27. Once completed, it will land in New York City for its Christening by Godmother Helen Mirren.

In addition, Scenic released footage of the tests and trials of the Airbus H130 helicopters. The H130, which makes little noise in the sky, provides an aerial view of the natural world beyond the seas:

Features of the Scenic Eclipse include:

  • 114 all-verandah suites
  • 10 dining options – from Asian Fusion to French fine dining to a chef’s table to a poolside buffet
  • A 5,920 square foot spa with a gym and separate yoga and Pilates studio
  • Two six-guest helicopters and one six-guest submarine that can submerge nearly 1,000 feet
  • A theater for entertainment and lectures
  • Indoor and outdoor plunge pools
  • Butler service for all guests and an almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio
  • Zero-speed stabilizer fins, 50 percent larger than standard
  • Polar Class 6 ice class rating
  • Redundancies in propulsion, navigation, safety systems and food refrigeration
  • Bridge systems
  • A GPS dynamic positioning system allowing for stationary positioning without an anchor 

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