SEADREAM YACHT CLUB’S 2015 MEDITERRANEAN SEASON:
DESTINATION IMMERSING VOYAGESMIAMI, July 31, 2014 – SeaDream Yacht Club, delivering a “yachting, not cruising” experience, announces 2015 Mediterranean sailings exploring smaller ports and harbors. Created with travelers in mind who have already discovered popular calls such as Dubrovnik, Croatia, these itineraries satisfy a desire to explore beyond the major stops via luxurious mega-yacht. New voyages immerse guests in the cultures of Croatia, Greece and Italy calling on up to nine ports in a single country for select sailings and often including overnights. Both yachts arrive in the Mediterranean in May. “The yachting lifestyle is synonymous with summer in the Med and SeaDream Yacht Club is delighted to have both of our award-winning vessels offering itineraries in the region like no other,” shares Bob Lepisto, president of SeaDream Yacht Club. “On a single voyage, visiting eight ports in Croatia, nine in Greece or an astounding five in Sicily alone is possible. This mega-yacht experience paired with inclusive watersports from our yachts’ marina and highly-anticipatory service makes the adventure even more rewarding.” SeaDream Yacht Club’s 2015 Mediterranean season begins in May and features 40+ itineraries spanning the region. Country-focused voyages include: Croatia – Dubrovnik to Venice departs June 20 – 27, 2015. Croatian ports of call include Mljet, Hvar, Split, Sibenik, Rab, Opatija and Rovinj before disembarking in Venice, Italy. Greece – Istanbul to Athens (Piraeus) departs July 25-Aug. 4, 2015. Greek ports include Molyvos, Skopelos, Skiathos, Patmos, Paros, Santorini, Navplion (Mycenae), Hydra and Athens. Italy – Rome (Civitavecchia) round-trip departs July 29-Aug. 8, 2015. Italian ports include Costa Smeralda, Sardinia; Trapani, Marettimo, Porto Empedocle (Agrigento), Syracuse, Taormina (Mt. Etna), Sicily; Amalfi and Capri along with Bonifacio, Corsica. Another highlight for the 2015 season will be an exclusive 12-day sailing on SeaDream I visiting Turkey, Greece and Croatia. Departing Istanbul on Sept.11, guests will explore the ports of Kepez (Troy and Gallipoli), Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey; Mykonos, Santorini, Corinth Canal, Itea (Delphi), Parga, Greece; Hvar, Sibenik, Rovinj, Croatia; Piran, Slovenia; and concluding in Venice, Italy. With a maximum of 112 guests onboard, the chef welcomes guests to the local market in select ports to assist him in collecting fresh local seafood and produce for the evening meal. SeaDream continues to offer innovative dining, including an optional Raw Food menu and traditional Japanese menu. Ideal for the active traveler, both SeaDream I and SeaDream II are equipped with wave runners, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and many other watersports activities, all of which can be launched directly from the yachts’ Marina. With an emphasis on relaxed luxury, guests can take advantage of the SeaDream Spa, with the highest therapist-to-guest ratio at sea. Fully inclusive yachting fares begin at $3,999 based on double occupancy. For inquiries, contact a travel professional or SeaDream Yacht Club at 1-800-707-4911 or visit www.seadream.com. About SeaDream Yacht Club SeaDream Yacht Club has achieved the industry’s highest accolades for its two twin, casually elegant mega-yachts, SeaDream I and SeaDream II. With a maximum of only 112 guests and a 95-person award-winning crew, “It’s yachting, not cruising,” defines not only the size of the vessels, but the onboard lifestyle and anticipatory service. SeaDream Yacht Club provides a yachting experience visiting small harbors and ports around the world, many inaccessible by larger ships, on seven to 15-day voyages. An incredible array of services, activities, water toys, dining, wine, premium drinks and gratuities are available through SeaDream’s fully-inclusive fare. For more information, visit www.seadream.com or call 1-800-707-4911.
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