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Sea Cloud II
A 5 star luxury sailing vessel


As a majestic 94-passenger windjammer the Sea Cloud II was crafted with the same attention to detail and design that has made her sister ship, the legendary original SEA CLOUD, a world famous craft. She is additionally cruising the Northern Europe region to destinations such as Scandinavia, Russia, and Scotland. In ports, the passengers will land ashore by using the ship's tenders. The Cruise Director provides a daily program each evening informing you about the next days activities.

Both, SY Sea Cloud and SY Sea Cloud II, are indeed a glamorous meeting place; corporate clients include the cream of economy. While the original Sea Cloud was born at a time of great wealth in 1931, Sea Cloud Cruises' vision for Sea Cloud II was to build a sailing vessel in the 21st Century, combining the enjoyment of sea travel of an earlier time with modern-day comfort. As she began her maiden voyage under full sail in February 2001, everyone on board recognised that Sea Cloud II's luxurious ambience, spaciousness and size had never been known before on sailing vessels. This exciting maritime experience is enhanced with the most modern navigational system and strict adherence to the highest safety standards. 

Just as on the original Sea Cloud, no expense has been spared in the design and decoration of the suites and cabins. You can choose between the regal Junior Suites on Promenade Deck or the Deluxe Cabins on Cabin Deck. The Owner's Suites on Lido Deck are what all owners' suites should be – spacious with attention to detail, large closets and decorative fireplaces.

You can usually find me on the ship's deck. It is a magical place! It is where early risers savour the sunrise. At “Happy Hour” this is the most beautiful spot as the sunset bathes us in an incomparable golden glow. And in the evening, it's where the more romantically inclined - like me -  watch the deep red sun disappear into the ocean.

Afterwards passengers meet informally in the large Dining Room where assigned seating is not required. For the Welcome and Farewell dinners, dress is festive and the atmosphere enchanting, as the kitchen and dining room staff pamper guests with their creative presentations. Dinner aboard Sea Cloud II is an “event”. The menu has a touch of Nouvelle Cuisine, enhanced by regional specialities. The elegant Lounge on Lido Deck is the central meeting-place for guests. That's where my lifestyle team and I always likes to gather for cocktails or the last drink at the bar, while appreciating soft piano music.



SEA CLOUD CRUISES
 Ballindamm 17; D - 20095 Hamburg
 T: +49 - (0)40 - 30 95 92 -0; F: +49 - (0)40 - 30 95 92 22
  info@seacloud.com
 
  www.seacloud.com
 

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* This special feature "Sea Cloud II" has been one of more than 300 Portraits, produced by Nathalie Gütermann for her TV-Shows 'Nathalie's Lifestyle' and 'Nathalie's Art of Living' that were broadcasted between 1990 - 2003 in Germany and in 15 countries world-wide. The content has been updated with actual information in 2004 for Nathalies-Lifestyle.com © 1990 - 2004. The reproduction or other use of any text, photographs, etc. needs the prior written permission of the Chief Publisher.


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