Dame Helen Mirren to be Godmother of Scenic Eclipse

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Dame Helen Mirren to be Godmother of Scenic Eclipse

Scenic Ocean Cruises has announced that Dame Helen Mirren will be the godmother for Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yacht™. The naming and christening ceremony will take place in New York City on 10 September, 2019.

Scenic Eclipse is a unique ship that requires an equally unique person to act in this role,” said Glen Moroney, Founder and CEO of Scenic. “We are delighted to welcome Dame Helen Mirren as Scenic Eclipse Godmother - her style, beauty and spirit of adventure are true to those embodied in the design and ethos of Scenic Eclipse. Combined with the international acclaim as one of the world’s finest actresses, Helen Mirren makes the perfect godmother to figuratively preside over the ship and bring good fortune.”

Dame Helen Mirren added: “I am very honoured to have been chosen as the Godmother to such a beautiful vessel as Scenic Eclipse. She will have many adventures and a wonderful life as she transports her guests in immaculate style and great safety to beautiful places.”

Dame Helen Mirren, Godmother Scenic Eclipse - photo credit Trevor Leighton

Dame Helen Mirren - photo credit Trevor Leighton

The maiden voyage of Scenic Eclipse is scheduled for August 15, 2019, departing Reykjavik Iceland on a 13-day discovery sailing, ending in Quebec on August 27. View Scenic Eclipse itineraries

Dame Helen Mirren has been nominated for, and won, many Academy Award for Best Actress for her roles in The Queen, The Madness of King George, Gosford Park, and many more. Her supportive efforts of charitable causes range from literacy and those assisting young people to refuge crises and stamping out poverty and injustice.

Scenic Eclipse


Scenic Eclipse

Scenic Eclipse features:

  • 114 all-verandah suites ranging in size from 345 ft² to 2,659 ft²
  • 10 dining options – from Asian Fusion to French fine-dining to Chef’s Table degustation
  • A 5,920 ft² spa with a well-equipped gym and separate yoga and Pilates studio
  • Two six-guest helicopters and one six-guest submarine capable of depths of nearly 1,000 feet
  • A state-of-the-art theatre for entertainment and lectures
  • Indoor and outdoor plunge pools
  • Butler service for all guests
  • An almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio

Scenic Eclipse Technology

And then there is the technology:

  • Innovative zero-speed stabilizer fins, 50% larger than standard to provide greater stability
  • The highest passenger ship ice class rating – Polar Class 6
  • Redundancies in propulsion, navigation, safety systems and food refrigeration
  • State-of-the-art bridge systems
  • GPS dynamic positioning system allowing for stationary positioning without an anchor

Scenic Eclipse in the Arctic

Scenic Eclipse in the Arctic

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has grown over its 33-year history to include award-winning, all-inclusive escorted tours that take participants to many of the world’s most fascinating destinations and, since 2008, truly all-inclusive, five-star river cruises in Europe, SE Asia, Russia and Egypt on its 15 Space-Ships.

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Scenic Eclipse cruises

 Scenic Eclipse features a whole range of voyages around the globe – from the Arctic to Antarctica and everywhere in between. View all Scenic Eclipse itineraries or view the highlights below.

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8 November 2019 for 19 days
£15,155 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah Suite

Highlights include
Callao • Valparaiso • Castro • Punta Arenas • Ushuaia

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8 November 2019 for 19 days
£12,155 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah Suite
£19,535 pp incl. flights / Spa Suite

Highlights include
Callao • Valparaiso • Castro • Punta Arenas • Ushuaia

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26 November 2019 for 12 days
£13,175 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah
£26,795 pp incl. flights / Owner’s Penthouse

Highlights include
Ushuaia • At Sea • Antarctic Peninsula • At Sea • Ushuaia

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29 December 2019 for 19 days
£19,215 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah
£20,565 pp incl. flights / Verandah Suite
£26,955 pp incl. flights / Spa Suite

Highlights include
Ushuaia • Falkland Islands • South Georgia Island • Antarctic Peninsula • Ushuaia

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5 April 2020 for 21 days
£7,775 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah
£7,995 pp incl. flights / Verandah Suite
£8,395 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah Suite

Highlights include
Buenos Aires • Ilhabela • Salvador De Bahia • At Sea • Lisbon

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25 April 2020 for 17 days
£37,320 pp incl. flights / Owner’s Penthouse

Highlights include
Lisbon • Gibraltar • Barcelona • Amalfi • Athens

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3 May 2020 for 9 days
£18,395 pp incl. flights / Owner’s Penthouse

Highlights include
Tarragona • Monte-Carlo • Amalfi • At Sea • Athens

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30 May 2020 for 12 days
£5,795 pp incl. flights / Verandah Suite
£5,930 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah
£6,715 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah Suite

Highlights include
Barcelona • Málaga • Porto • Cherbourg • Amsterdam

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10 June 2020 for 11 days
£11,625 pp incl. flights / Spa Suite
£22,295 pp incl. flights / Owner’s Penthouse

Highlights include
Amsterdam • Bornholm Island • Klaipeda • Helsinki • Copenhagen

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20 June 2020 for 15 days
£11,885 pp incl. flights / Verandah Suite
£12,095 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah
£12,245 pp incl. flights / Deluxe Verandah Suite

Highlights include
Copenhagen • Bergen • Torghatten • At Sea • Oslo

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