Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn Ovation current position

Seabourn Ovation current location is at Caribbean Sea (coordinates 15.73238 N / -62.00689 W) cruising en route to AG SJO. The AIS position was reported 14 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn Ovation current cruise is 14 days, round-trip Gems Of The Caribbean. The itinerary starts on 11 Feb, 2024 and ends on 25 Feb, 2024.

Date / TimePort
11 Feb 21:00    Departing from Philipsburg St Maarten, Netherlands Antilles hotels
12 Feb 08:00 - 17:00    Tortola Island BVI, Road Town, UK Virgin Islands
14 Feb 08:00 - 17:00    Basseterre St Kitts, Port Zante
15 Feb 08:00 - 23:00    Roseau, Dominica
16 Feb 08:00 - 17:00    Iles des Saintes, Guadeloupe
17 Feb 08:00 - 18:00    Fort-de-France, Martinique
18 Feb 07:00 - 21:00    Bridgetown, Barbados
19 Feb 08:00 - 17:00    Bequia Island, Port Elizabeth, Grenadines
20 Feb 08:00 - 17:00    Fort-de-France, Martinique
21 Feb 08:00 - 18:00    Pointe-a-Pitre, Grande-Terre Island Guadeloupe
23 Feb 08:00 - 23:00    St Johns Antigua, RCI Royal Beach Club
24 Feb 08:00 - 17:00    Basseterre St Kitts, Port Zante
25 Feb 07:00    Arriving in Philipsburg St Maarten, Netherlands Antilles hotels

Specifications of Seabourn Ovation

Year of build2018  /  Age: 6
Flag state Bahamas
BuilderFincantieri (Sestri Ponente, Genoa Italy)
ClassMega Yacht
Building costUSD 380 million
Speed19 kn / 35 km/h / 22 mph
Length (LOA)210 m / 689 ft
Beam (width)28 m / 92 ft
Gross Tonnage40350 gt
Passengers532 - 638
Crew330
Passengers-to-space ratio63
Decks12
Cabins266
Decks with cabins7
Sister-shipsSeabourn Encore
Christened byElaine Paige
OwnerCarnival Corporation & PLC (via Seabourn Cruise Line Ltd)
OperatorSeabourn Cruises

Seabourn Ovation Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2024 Jan 21 14 days, round-trip Exotic Caribbean Isles Bridgetown
2024 Jan 28 7 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Bridgetown Philipsburg St Maarten $3899
2024 Jan 28 14 days, round-trip Gems Of The Caribbean Philipsburg St Maarten
2024 Feb 04 7 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Philipsburg St Maarten Bridgetown
2024 Feb 04 14 days, round-trip Exotic Caribbean Isles Bridgetown
2024 Feb 11 7 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Bridgetown Philipsburg St Maarten
2024 Feb 11 14 days, round-trip Gems Of The Caribbean Philipsburg St Maarten
2024 Feb 18 14 days, round-trip Exotic Caribbean Isles Bridgetown
2024 Feb 25 7 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Bridgetown Philipsburg St Maarten
2024 Feb 25 14 days, round-trip Gems Of The Caribbean Philipsburg St Maarten
2024 Mar 03 7 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Philipsburg St Maarten Bridgetown
2024 Mar 03 14 days, round-trip Exotic Caribbean Isles Bridgetown
2024 Mar 10 7 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Bridgetown Philipsburg St Maarten $3859
2024 Mar 17 7 days, round-trip Windward Island Jewels Bridgetown $4909
2024 Mar 24 7 days, round-trip Caribbean Gems Bridgetown
2024 Mar 24 21 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Miami Bridgetown $8999
2024 Mar 31 14 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Miami Bridgetown $6449
2024 Apr 14 24 days, one-way from Miami to Lisbon Miami $9944
2024 Apr 26 12 days, round-trip Canary Island Jewels Morocco Lisbon $6204
2024 Apr 26 22 days, one-way from Lisbon to Dover Lisbon $11474
2024 May 08 10 days, one-way from Lisbon to Dover Lisbon $6544
2024 May 08 21 days, one-way from Lisbon to Hamburg Lisbon $11814
2024 May 18 11 days, one-way from Dover to Hamburg Dover $6544
2024 Jun 08 14 days, one-way from Dover to Lisbon Dover $5524
2024 Jun 22 20 days, one-way from Lisbon to Barcelona Lisbon
2024 Jul 02 30 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $16404
2024 Jul 12 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $5949
2024 Jul 12 20 days, round-trip France, Italy Maltese Gems Barcelona $10369
2024 Jul 12 30 days, round-trip Best Of The Mediterranean Barcelona $17734
2024 Jul 22 10 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $5524
2024 Jul 22 20 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $9944
2024 Jul 22 30 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Monte Carlo Civitavecchia-Rome $14789
2024 Aug 01 10 days, round-trip Spain Moroccan Gems Barcelona $5524
2024 Aug 11 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Monte Carlo Barcelona $5354
2024 Aug 11 30 days, one-way from Barcelona to Monte Carlo Barcelona $14619
2024 Aug 21 10 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $5702
2024 Sep 29 11 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $4975
2024 Sep 29 21 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $8329
2024 Sep 29 31 days, round-trip Mediterranean, Spain Morocco Gems Civitavecchia-Rome $12749
2024 Oct 10 10 days, round-trip Spain Moroccan Gems Barcelona $4504
2024 Oct 10 20 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $8499
2024 Oct 10 30 days, round-trip Best Of The Mediterranean Barcelona $12579
2024 Oct 20 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $5247
2024 Oct 20 20 days, round-trip France, Italy Maltese Gems Barcelona $8499
2024 Oct 20 34 days, one-way from Barcelona to Bridgetown Barcelona $14355
2024 Oct 30 10 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $4504
2024 Oct 30 24 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Bridgetown Civitavecchia-Rome $9094
2024 Nov 09 14 days, one-way from Barcelona to Bridgetown Barcelona $5524
2024 Nov 09 21 days, one-way from Barcelona to Bridgetown Barcelona $8414
2024 Nov 23 7 days, round-trip Caribbean Spice Islands Bridgetown $4079
2024 Nov 23 17 days, round-trip Enchantment Of The Lesser Antilles Bridgetown $7904
2024 Nov 30 10 days, round-trip Gems Of The Lesser Antilles Bridgetown $4674
2024 Nov 30 21 days, round-trip Lesser Antilles In Depth Bridgetown $8924
2024 Dec 10 11 days, round-trip Lesser Antilles Isles Bridgetown $5184
2024 Dec 10 25 days, round-trip Captivating Antillean Treasures Bridgetown $12749
2024 Dec 21 14 days, round-trip Antillean Treasure Holiday Bridgetown $8924
2024 Dec 21 21 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Philipsburg St Maarten Bridgetown $11984
2025 Jan 04 7 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Philipsburg St Maarten Bridgetown $4334
2025 Jan 04 14 days, round-trip Exotic Caribbean In Depth Bridgetown $7819
2025 Jan 11 7 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Bridgetown Philipsburg St Maarten $4334
2025 Jan 11 14 days, round-trip Caribbean Gems In Depth Philipsburg St Maarten $7819
2025 Jan 18 7 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Philipsburg St Maarten Bridgetown $4334
2025 Jan 18 14 days, round-trip Exotic Caribbean In Depth Bridgetown $7819
2025 Jan 25 7 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Bridgetown Philipsburg St Maarten $4334
2025 Jan 25 21 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Bridgetown Philipsburg St Maarten $10794
2025 Feb 01 14 days, round-trip Jewels Of The Caribbean Sea Bridgetown $7649
2025 Feb 01 21 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Philipsburg St Maarten Bridgetown $10709
2025 Feb 15 7 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Philipsburg St Maarten Bridgetown $4164
2025 Feb 15 14 days, round-trip Exotic Caribbean In Depth Bridgetown $7564
2025 Feb 22 7 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Bridgetown Philipsburg St Maarten $4164
2025 Feb 22 14 days, round-trip Caribbean Gems In Depth Philipsburg St Maarten $7564
2025 Mar 01 7 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Philipsburg St Maarten Bridgetown $4164
2025 Mar 01 14 days, round-trip Exotic Caribbean In Depth Bridgetown $7394
2025 Mar 08 7 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Bridgetown Philipsburg St Maarten $3994
2025 Mar 08 19 days, one-way from Philipsburg St Maarten to Lisbon Philipsburg St Maarten $8244
2025 Mar 15 12 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Lisbon Bridgetown $5099
2025 Mar 15 24 days, one-way from Bridgetown to Monte Carlo Bridgetown $9604
2025 Mar 27 12 days, one-way from Lisbon to Monte Carlo Lisbon $5524
2025 Mar 27 19 days, one-way from Lisbon to Barcelona Lisbon $9349
2025 Mar 27 29 days, one-way from Lisbon to Monte Carlo Lisbon $13939
2025 Apr 08 7 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $4844
2025 Apr 08 17 days, round-trip Riviera Gems Mediterranean Magic Monte Carlo $9009
2025 Apr 08 27 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $13599
2025 Apr 15 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Monte Carlo Barcelona $5099
2025 Apr 15 20 days, round-trip Mediterranean Magic Tyrrhenian Treasures Barcelona $9179
2025 Apr 15 30 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $14024
2025 Apr 25 10 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $5099
2025 Apr 25 20 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Civitavecchia-Rome Monte Carlo $9434
2025 Apr 25 30 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $14449
2025 May 05 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $5354
2025 May 05 20 days, round-trip France, Italy Maltese Gems Barcelona $9859
2025 May 05 30 days, round-trip Best Of The Mediterranean Barcelona $14449
2025 May 15 10 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $5524
2025 May 15 20 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $9604
2025 May 15 30 days, round-trip Mediterranean Jewels, Spain Morocco Civitavecchia-Rome $14194
2025 May 25 10 days, round-trip Spain Moroccan Gems Barcelona $5099
2025 May 25 20 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $9179
2025 Jun 04 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $5099
2025 Jun 21 10 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $5099
2025 Jun 21 20 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $9604
2025 Jun 21 30 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Monte Carlo Civitavecchia-Rome $14534
2025 Jul 01 10 days, round-trip Spain Moroccan Gems Barcelona $5524
2025 Jul 01 20 days, one-way from Barcelona to Monte Carlo Barcelona $9944
2025 Jul 01 30 days, round-trip Malta, Morocco Mediterranean Barcelona $14619
2025 Jul 11 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Monte Carlo Barcelona $5524
2025 Jul 11 20 days, round-trip Mediterranean Magic Tyrrhenian Treasures Barcelona $9689
2025 Jul 11 30 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $14279
2025 Jul 21 10 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $5184
2025 Jul 21 20 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Civitavecchia-Rome Monte Carlo $9264
2025 Jul 21 30 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $13939
2025 Jul 31 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $5099
2025 Jul 31 20 days, round-trip Mediterranean Overture Rivieras Barcelona $9264
2025 Jul 31 30 days, one-way from Barcelona to Monte Carlo Barcelona $13854
2025 Aug 10 10 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $5184
2025 Aug 10 20 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Monte Carlo Civitavecchia-Rome $9264
2025 Aug 10 30 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $14109
2025 Aug 20 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Monte Carlo Barcelona $5099
2025 Aug 20 20 days, round-trip Tyrrhenian Treasures Mediterranean Jewels Barcelona $9434
2025 Aug 30 10 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $5354
2025 Aug 30 20 days, round-trip Tyrrhenian Treasures Mediterranean Jewels Monte Carlo $9859
2025 Sep 09 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Monte Carlo Barcelona $5524
2025 Sep 09 20 days, round-trip Mediterranean Magic Tyrrhenian Treasures Barcelona $10369
2025 Sep 19 10 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $5949
2025 Sep 19 20 days, round-trip Mediterranean Magic Tyrrhenian Treasures Monte Carlo $9944
2025 Sep 29 30 days, round-trip Mediterranean, Tyrrhenian Spanish Gems Barcelona $13769
2025 Sep 29 20 days, round-trip Tyrrhenian Treasures Mediterranean Jewels Barcelona $9179
2025 Sep 29 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Monte Carlo Barcelona $5099
2025 Oct 09 30 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Civitavecchia-Rome Monte Carlo $14024
2025 Oct 09 20 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $9179
2025 Oct 09 10 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo $5099
2025 Oct 19 30 days, round-trip Mediterranean Jewels, Spain Morocco Barcelona $14449
2025 Oct 19 20 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $9434
2025 Oct 19 10 days, round-trip Spain Moroccan Gems Barcelona $5099
2025 Oct 29 34 days, one-way from Barcelona to San Juan Barcelona $15214
2025 Oct 29 20 days, round-trip France, Italy Maltese Gems Barcelona $9859
2025 Oct 29 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia-Rome Barcelona $5354
2025 Nov 08 24 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to San Juan Civitavecchia-Rome $10369
2025 Nov 08 10 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Barcelona Civitavecchia-Rome $5524
2025 Nov 18 14 days, one-way from Barcelona to San Juan Barcelona $5949

Seabourn Ovation Review

Review of Seabourn Ovation

The 2018-built Seabourn Ovation cruise ship is among the newest in the Seabourn's fleet, and in the same class as the sistership Seabourn Encore (2016).

The vessel (IMO number 9764958) is currently Bahamas-flagged (MMSI 311000585) and registered in Nassau.

History - construction and ownership

Seabourn Cruises is a top-luxury (all-inclusive) company founded in 1986 and headquartered in Seattle WA. Seabourn operates on global itineraries, ranging from the 7-day Caribbean to 100+day Around the World voyages. Since 1998, Seabourn is fully-owned by Carnival Corporation - world's largest passenger shipping company. Seabourn is a signature travel brand and a major player on the premium-cruising market, competing for head-on with Silversea and RSSC-Regent Seven Seas.

Seabourn Ovation cruise ship

The 600-passenger ship Seabourn Ovation is a top luxury vessel with a surprising wealth of facilities. The new Ovation is 26% larger than the older Seabourn ships Odyssey, Quest, and Sojourn. She holds 34% more guests and has 6% less space per guest. The newest Seabourn ship features an additional deck and expanded public areas.

Seabourn Ovation cruise ship

Decks and Cabins

Seabourn Ovation staterooms (302 total) are all in Suite categories (13 grades). Like all Seabourn ships, Ovation is an all-suite vessel, but every suite aboard this Seabourn's vessel has a private veranda. All accommodations are thoughtfully appointed, designed as homes with a separate lounge room. The Owners Suites measure up to 1065 ft2 (including a veranda); four Grand Suites (two-bedroom) are up to 1,680 sq. feet private living space. Choose to stay in a Penthouse Suite (one of the 21) on uppermost decks, featuring up to 540 sq. feet each.

The boat has 12 decks, of which 10 are passenger-accessible and 7 with cabins.

By company's loyalty program "Seabourn Club", Silver Level and above passengers receive free Internet (limited and unlimited packages), free phone calls (20-30-40 min worldwide), complimentary Spa Massage, Day Pass for Spa Serene Area, free laundry (1 bag for every 7-days on the ship), plus discount pricing on onboard alcohol purchases (premium wines and spirits), future cruise booking discounts, luggage shipping service discounts, access to special offers and exclusive onboard events.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

Seabourn Ovation is operated with all-inclusive deals and provides the best choice of dining venues (all complimentary) and open-bar lounges. Guests dine when, where, and with whom they wish. The design of Ovation features contemporary spaces created by the Adam Tihany's company, including ship's Main Dining Room and the club-like Seabourn Square lounge area.

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Follows the complete list of Seabourn Ovation restaurants and food bars.

  • The Restaurant (main dining room with open-seating breakfast, lunch, and dinner; the dining amenities are top-luxurious; the Restaurant's dress code is "elegant casual" with optional "formal" dress on special nights.
  • Sushi Restaurant (replacing the traditional "Restaurant 2" on the Odyssey-class Seabourn ships)
  • Patio Grill (serves the pool area with grilled specialties, salads, and several side dishes; fresh pizza by the slice is offered throughout the afternoon)
  • The Colonnade (open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; its chefs cook in an open kitchen and guests can enjoy watching the food being prepared; the menu for dinner is differently themed each day; the restaurant has an aft Terrace and an outdoor seating area)
  • The Grill by Thomas Keller (the menu and ambiance are inspired by the classic American chophouse; a collaboration between designer Adam D. Tihany and 3-star Michelin chef Thomas Keller).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

The ambiance of Seabourn Ovation is relaxed, with sheer activities variety. Most sailings feature Seabourn's Caviar in Surf Beach Barbecue or Marina Days when you can go kayaking or sail right from the ship. Seabourn's service is ranked the best on the luxury cruising market - highly personalized and attentive. Tipping is not expected.

Additional amenities include Complimentary 24-hour Room-Service, Internet/WiFi Access, Laundry, Self-Serve Laundromats. Tipping/gratuities - tips are not expected or calculated in the price. Wedding parties on Seabourn ship Ovation are held in any of the public spaces (no dedicated chapel on board).

Follows the complete list of Seabourn Ovation lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens, and adults.

  • Living room (open-floor area serving as a lounge with a small seating area)
  • The Casino (with 1 roulette table, 3 gaming tables for blackjack and poker, 15 slot machines)
  • The Club lounge (disco & nightclub)
  • The Club Pool area (with one plunge pool flanked by two Whirlpools, served by The Club's bar)
  • Whirlpool (with an open-deck area with loungers)
  • Grand Salon (main show lounge for grand productions, featuring a 6-piece band; hosts guest lectures and presentations during the day)
  • Card Room (cards playing and bard games room)
  • 3 duty-free shops (The Boutique for fashion clothes, perfumes, and luxury cosmetics; The Seabourn Shop for Seabourn-logo merchandise; The Collection for brand watches and jewelry)
  • The Coffee Bar (patisserie & specialty coffee bar, serving Seabourn Square lounge area, which has a corner serving as the Library/Computer Centre)
  • Patio Pool (swimming pool, two Whirlpools, sunbathing area with loungers, private cabanas; served with drinks by Patio Bar; the pool deck also hosts barbecue parties)
  • Sky Bar (serves the Patio Pool's balcony level)
  • "Spa at Seabourn" (11,400 ft2 wellness area spanning on two decks, with outdoor relaxation deck area, Massage-Treatment Rooms, Steam Room, Saunas, Thermal Suite, glass-roofed Spa pool, Beauty Salon)
  • Fitness Center (panoramic-view modern gym)
  • Motion Studio (separate Aerobics Room)
  • Observation Bar (round-shaped observation lounge with grand piano)
  • Promenade; Outdoor relaxation areas (The Retreat, Sun Terrace, Spa Terrace)
  • The Retreat (multi-use, open-air relaxation area with a 9-hole Golf putting green and courts for deck games - Giant Chess, Shuffleboard).

Itineraries

Seabourn Ovation itinerary program is based on luxury voyages to exotic destinations around the world. In January 2017 were open for booking the new ship's inaugural itineraries. The European schedule (May-November 2018) included destinations in Northern Europe (Baltic Sea, Scandinavia, Russia), the UK, and the Mediterranean.

  • The 11-day Maiden Voyage was on May 5, 2018, leaving from Venice to Barcelona. The itinerary was along the Adriatic Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, with call ports in Croatia, Montenegro, Greece, Malta, Italy, France, Spain. Baltic cruises in 2018 were part of a series of 7-day itineraries between Copenhagen Denmark and Stockholm Sweden, with a signature call port St Petersburg Russia (3-day / 2-night stay). Seabourn Ovation also operated 14-day itineraries themed "Norwegian Fjords" and "British Isles".

In 2019, the ship operated on Asian roundtrips leaving from Singapore and Hong Kong China to ports in Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia.

Following the Coronavirus crisis, in early-April 2021 Seabourn announced that the brand restarts passenger shipping with the Ovation ship leaving on July 3.

  • The Eastern Mediterranean (Aegean Sea) mini-season was based on 7-day roundtrips to Greek Isles out of homeport Piraeus-Athens. B2Bs (14-day combo voyages) were also scheduled.
  • Itinerary 1 visited Agios Nikolaos (Crete), Rhodes, Mykonos, Nafplio, Limassol (Cyprus).
  • Itinerary 2 visited Patmos, Rhodes, Santorini, Spetses, Paphos (Cyprus). Bookings opened on April 12.

In July Seabourn opened for booking new Caribbean and Central America itineraries on Ovation (out of Miami Florida) scheduled for November 18, 2021, through March 27, 2022.

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Seabourn Ovation cruise ship is the line's second newest vessel providing all-inclusive "big yacht cruising" vacation experiences. Her sister as the design is Seabourn Encore (2016). The other fleet members are named Odyssey, Quest, and Sojourn. All Seabourn ships, as a sea vacation travel concept, continue to be widely acknowledged as the "game-changer" for the luxury ship travel industry. Traditionally for all ships in the Seabourn fleet, all passenger cabins (all are suites) have private verandas.

Compared to the line's three Odyssey-class (old) vessels, the Ovation ship is about 1/5th larger in size (34%), 1/3rd bigger as passenger capacity (26% at double occupancy), with 1 additional deck, re-designed venues, expanded public spaces, the biggest Spa at sea ever, new onboard programs.

On June 7, 2016, at the Fincantieri's shipbuilding in Sestri Ponente (Genoa) was held the vessel's steel cutting ceremony. The most special event was attended by Mr. Richard Meadows (Seabourn Cruises' President) and Mr. Raffaele Davassi (the shipyard's Director).

On December 2, 2016, in Genoa Italy was held the traditional keel laying ceremony. The most special event was attended by the new ship's assigned Captain Stig Betten (of Norwegian origin), and the shipbuilder's General Manager - Alberto Maestrini.

In January 2017 the ship's inaugural cruise itineraries were opened for booking. The 11-day inaugural cruise (Venice to Barcelona) leaves on May 5, 2018. The itinerary visits ports in Croatia, Montenegro, Malta, Greece, Italy, France, Spain.

The vessel was launched on September 1, 2017. In the period 1990-2017, the Fincantieri company had built a total of 78 cruise vessels, of which 55 between 2002-2017. Of all ships, 63 were ordered by Carnival Corporation. In 2017, Fincantieri had a total of 31 cruise vessels currently being built or in the design phase, of which 8 were for Carnival Corp.

On March 18, 2018, were completed the vessel's 4-day sea trials, during which officers and engineers tested all technical and mechanical systems. Ship's official delivery was on April 27, 2018. The ceremony was attended by Richard Meadows (Seabourn's President) and Giuseppe Bono (Fincantieri's CEO).

Ship's christening ceremony was on May 11, 2018, held in Port Valletta (Malta). Boat's godmother is Elaine Paige (English singer and musical theater actress). In 1995, she was awarded the OBE ("Order of the British Empire") by HM Queen Elizabeth II. The christening ceremony featured a live performance by Elaine Paige and a full orchestra ensemble performing on Pool Deck. Passengers and VIP guests witnessed the debut of Seabourn Cruises' new anthem “We Sail to See the Lives of Others” - performed live for the first time. The naming ceremony ended with a fireworks show in the harbour.

 

Inaugural itineraries 2018

The following tables show the ship's inaugural cruise itineraries in 2018. Prices shown are indicative, in USD, per person, and based on double-occupancy (Veranda Suite cabin).

11 nights / 12 days, Inaugural Mediterranean Cruise from Venice to Barcelona (from $8,000 pp)

Date / TimePort
05 MayDeparting from Venice, Italy
06 May 08:00 - 18:00Zadar, Croatia
07 May 08:00 - 23:00Dubrovnik, Croatia
08 May 08:00 - 15:00Kotor, Montenegro
09 May 08:00 - 23:00Corfu Island Greece
11 May 08:00 - 17:00Valletta, Malta
12 May 08:00 - 18:00Trapani, Sicily Italy
14 May 08:00 - 18:00Marseille, France
15 May 08:00 - 18:00Palamos, Spain
16 MayArriving in Barcelona, Spain

14 nights / 15 days, Inaugural Baltic Cruise from Amsterdam to Copenhagen (from $10,000 pp)

Date / TimePort
09 JunDeparting from Amsterdam, Holland
10 Jun 17:00 - 23:00Hamburg, Germany
12 Jun 03:00 - 13:00Kiel Canal
13 Jun 07:00 - 15:00Wismar, Germany
14 Jun 08:00 - 22:00Szczecin, Poland
16 Jun 08:00 - 17:00Stockholm, Sweden
18 Jun 09:00 - 18:00Turku, Finland
19 Jun 08:00 - 18:00Kuressaare, Saaremaa Island Estonia
20 Jun 08:00 - 17:00Visby, Gotland Island Sweden
21 Jun 08:00 - 17:00Klaipeda, Lithuania
22 Jun 08:00 - 17:00Nexo, Bornholm Island Denmark
23 JunArriving in Copenhagen, Denmark

14 nights / 15 days, Inaugural Norwegian Fjords Cruise roundtrip from Copenhagen (from $15,000 pp)

Date / TimePort
07 JulDeparting from Copenhagen
09 Jul 08:00 - 18:00Flam, Norway
10 Jul 10:00 - 20:00Alesund, Norway
12 Jul 08:00 - 17:00Svolvaer, Austvagoya Island Norway
13 Jul 09:00 - 17:00Tromso, Norway
14 Jul 11:00 - 21:00Honningsvag, Mageroya Island Norway
17 Jul 09:00 - 18:00Olden, Norway
18 Jul 08:00 - 18:00Bergen, Norway
19 Jul 08:00 - 16:00Stavanger, Norway
20 Jul 10:00 - 18:00Skagen, Denmark
21 JulArriving in Copenhagen

21 nights / 22 days Inaugural British Isles Cruise from Stockholm to Copenhagen (from $15,000 pp)

Date / TimePort
28 JulDeparting from Stockholm, Sweden
29 Jul 10:00 - 17:00Tallinn, Estonia
30 Jul 08:00 - 18:00Sankt Petersburg, Russia
02 Aug 08:00 - 17:00Helsinki, Finland
04 Aug 07:00 - 17:00Copenhagen, Denmark
05 Aug 08:00 - 18:00Gothenburg, Sweden
06 Aug 08:00 - 23:00Oslo, Norway
07 Aug 10:00 - 18:00Arendal, Norway
09 Aug 08:00 - 18:00Lerwick, Shetland Island Scotland
10 Aug 08:00 - 18:00Scrabster, Scotland
11 Aug 07:00 - 17:00Invergordon, Scotland
12 Aug 09:00 - 18:00Leith-Edinburgh, Scotland
14 Aug 07:00 - 23:00Newcastle, England
16 Aug 08:00 - 18:00Bremerhaven, Germany
17 Aug 07:00 - 17:00Kiel Canal
18 AugArriving in Copenhagen

(repositioning from Europe to Asia) 52 nights / 53 days from Piraeus-Athens to Hong Kong (from $23,000)

Date / TimePort
14 NovDeparting from Piraeus-Athens, Greece
15 Nov 07:00 - 17:00Nafplio, Greece
16 Nov 09:00 - 19:00Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece
18 Nov 08:00 - 23:00Haifa-Tel Aviv, Israel
19 Nov 07:00 - 15:00Ashdod-Jerusalem, Israel
20 NovSuez Canal
22 Nov 07:00 - 18:00Eilat, Israel
28 Nov 07:00 - 14:00Salalah, Oman
30 Nov 10:00 - 20:00Muscat, Oman
02 Dec 08:00 - 18:00Doha, Qatar
03 Dec 08:00 - 17:00Sir Bani Yas Island, UAE
04 Dec 07:00 - 17:00Dubai, UAE
05 Dec 08:00 - 17:00Sir Bani Yas Island, UAE
07 Dec 08:00 - 18:00Muscat, Oman
10 Dec 08:00 - 18:00Mumbai, India
13 Dec 07:00 - 16:00Mangalore, India
14 Dec 08:00 - 18:00Cochin, India
18 Dec 07:00 - 15:00Sabang, Pulau Weh Island, Indonesia
19 Dec 08:00 - 17:00Phuket, Thailand
20 Dec 09:00 - 18:00Georgetown, Pulau Penang Island, Malaysia
22 Dec 07:00 - 23:00Singapore
25 Dec 08:00 - 18:00Laem Chabang-Bangkok, Thailand
26 Dec 08:00 - 17:00Koh Kut-Kood Island, Thailand
27 Dec 07:00 - 20:00Sihanoukville, Cambodia
29 Dec 09:00 - 16:00Phu My-Saigon, Vietnam
01 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Da Nang, Vietnam
03 Jan 07:00 - 20:00Halong Bay, Vietnam
05 JanArriving in Hong Kong, China

Godspeed!