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On May 28, 2011 the 112-guest mega yacht SeaDream I will depart from Hamburg, Germany, for an 11-night voyage concluding in Bergen, Norway. This is the start of her northern-summer season in the Baltic, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean, SeaDream reported.
SeaDream I will have just come out of a 20-day drydock, getting a little extra pampering and tender loving care. The drydock work included laying new carpeting in all public areas, Suites and Staterooms. The Golf Simulator was upgraded. A new Jacuzzi was installed. New cushions for all the chairs at the outside dining area. New upholstery for all the Balinese Beds on Deck 6 and for the seating areas around the Top of the Yacht Bar. All staterooms will be freshly wallpapered and the woodwork will be sanded and re-varnished. The hull was pressure washed and repainted and the tenders have also been upgraded.
SeaDream’s President Bob Lepisto said: “Maintenance at regular intervals of time is the key to providing these vessels a long and efficient life at sea. Much of the work being done is not necessarily visible, and that includes changing out air conditioning units, steel and pipe work, upgrades to galley equipment etc.”
Together with sister vessel SeaDream II, SeaDream I is rated the ‘World’s Best Small Ship Cruise Line’ according to the Berlitz Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships 2003-2011. Each vessel has just 56 staterooms; a crew of 95 and the two yachts are the only locations at sea to be certified members of the Thai Spa Association.
Voyage-only fares are inclusive of open bar, complimentary champagne, wines with lunch and dinner, use of recreational and water sports equipment (subject to local conditions) and gratuities.
For more information call 800-707-4911 or email [email protected].