Crystal Endeavor Sails to Iceland for Inaugural Voyages

Crystal Endeavor, the first “Made in Germany” Polar Course 6 (Laptop6) luxurious expedition yacht for Crystal Cruises, cruised out of Stralsund with a whole vaccinated crew and is scheduled for a July 15 arrival in Reykjavík, Iceland, from where it will depart on its maiden voyage on July 17. A pier-aspect sail absent celebration was held at the MV Werften shipyard, in which the ship was built and constructed. 

Crystal Endeavor’s maiden voyage sails July 17 – 27, 2021 as portion of a sequence of 10-evening immersive voyages circumnavigating Iceland. The “Luxury Iceland Expedition” voyages sail spherical-vacation from the ship’s homeport of Reykjavík. The collection will be adopted by the 10-night “Journey of Vikings: Iceland & Norway” from Reykjavík to Tromsø, Norway departing September 5, 2021.

Additional autumn departures include the 13-evening “Norwegian Fjords & Scottish Isles Exploration” from Tromsø to London, departing September 15, 2021, featuring the fjords and UNESCO treasures of Norway and an overnight in Edinburgh, and the 11-night time “Breton, Bordeaux and Further than” from London to Lisbon departing September 28, 2021, and highlighted by two nights in the coronary heart of Bordeaux and an right away simply call in London.

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Crystal Endeavor, which is is the ninth ship in the cruise line’s fleet, was christened on June 26, in Stralsund with Manuela Schwesig, primary minister of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania as the ship’s godmother.

The ship, which has a Pc6 classification that allows it to sail in Arctic and Antarctic locations, has a a single-to-1 staff-to-guest ratio and accommodates just 200 visitors in 100 all-verandah, all-butler serviced suites. Onboard dining choices include Umi Uma—touted as the initial and only Japanese cafe on an expedition ship—and Prego, serving good Italian cuisine. There is also 24-hour room service and optional Classic Home experience.

Amid other facilities, the ship has the only casino on an expedition yacht, in accordance to Crystal a glass-coated, two-tale solarium, housing the Seahorse Pool and Jacuzzi the complete-services Crystal Lifestyle Salon & Spa with a conditioning centre and a wrap-about Promenade Deck. Expedition-distinct facilities will incorporate large-tech enrichments spaces, selected mud rooms, and an Expedition and Helicopter Lounge.

The ship’s marina has a fleet of Zodiacs, kayaks, snorkel equipment, and a six-guest submersible and two helicopters in decide on locations of the planet. Exploration products contains a remote operated car or truck (ROV) to see the sea at a 1,000-foot depth and a Gimble long-array camera mounted on the mast that can zoom in to view wildlife and landscapes over a mile away. Company can join in with the expedition guides in Palm Court and the Expedition Lounge who are functioning the tools to warn of sights they would like to see up shut.

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