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sailing cruises Experience the sea beneath full sails

S EA C LOUD · S EA C LOUD

2020

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Dear Windjammer Friends and Fans! Anyone, who has once felt the passion for true windjammers, will forever remain in its grasp. We want to express our sincere gratitude for your unwaivering loyalty, and also for the fantastic feedback you bestowed on us again during the past year. This is our incentive to create new and unforgettable holidays for you also in the years to come. And of course, we feel the same enthusiasm for exceptional tall ships as you do! This is why it is a great pleasure for us to announce a truly special premiere for 2020: Because next year, the new

SEA CLOUD SPIRIT, a proud full-rigged ship with a sail area of some 4,100 square meters (44,100 square feet), will extend our fleet. Until such time, however, the SEA CLOUD and

SEA CLOUD II again entice with a varied programme full of highlights – for faithful windjammer fans as well as all newcomers to our cruises. A hearty welcome on board! Your SEA CLOUD CRUISES Team

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SEA CLOUD SPIRIT

A windjammer that sets new standards The new S EA C LOUD S PIRIT combines a romantic windjammer atmosphere and the most modern comforts. With her clear, classic outline, she follows the role model of her two elegant windjammer sisters. New in this concept are the generous number of cabins with balconies, the extensive sun deck with sunbeds, a gym with panoramic views, the exclusive spa and wellness area as well as the option to choose between an elegant menu in the restaurant and a relaxed dinner in the bistro on the lido deck in the evenings. Besides a sail area of 4,100 m2 (44,100 sq ft), she is equipped with two economic diesel-electric drives that reliably keep her on course even during calms.

The S EA C LOUD S PIRIT at a glance • Length overall: 138 m / 452.7 ft • Beam: 17.20 m / 56.4 ft • Passengers: max. 136 • Crew: approx. 85

Junior suite with balcony

• 69 outside cabins (22 junior suites and 3 owner suites with balconies; and 7 de luxe lido cabins with panoramic windows that can be opened) • Restaurant with 180° panoramic view, lido bar and bistro, lounge with Steinway grand piano, library, boutique, reception desk, hospital, lift • Sun deck with sun chairs/beds, swim platform, watersports equipment

Fitness area with sea view

• Wellness and spa area with two treatment rooms, Finnish sauna, steam bath, relaxation room, multisensory shower, various massages, beauty parlour, hairdressing salon, fitness area with latest cardio equipment and panoramic views

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More details: www.seacloud.com/en/spirit 5


Index The Sea Cloud’s unique history ....................................................................................................................................................................... Captivating windjammers – the sailing cruise experience .......................................................................................................................................

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Sea Cloud – the legend beneath white sails .....................................................................................................................................................

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Travel pages ................................................................................................................................................................................................. Destinations 2020: Lesser Antilles, Grenadines, British Virgin Islands, Western Mediterranean, Southern Spain, Adriatic Sea, Eastern Mediterranean, Morocco, Canary Islands Cabins, deck plan, technical data and sail diagram .........................................................................................................................................

Sea Cloud ii – luxury cruise meets sailing experience .......................................................................................................................................

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Travel pages ................................................................................................................................................................................................. Destinations 2020: Lesser Antilles, Grenadines, British Virgin Islands, ABC Islands, Central America, Costa Rica, Panama, Cuba, Western Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula, Morocco, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Atlantic Coast, Great Britain, North and Baltic Sea Cabins, deck plan, technical data and sail diagram .........................................................................................................................................

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Overview map of the cruising areas ..................................................................................................................................................................... Introducing: our destinations ............................................................................................................................................................................... Transatlantic fascination .....................................................................................................................................................................................

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Included services .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 138 Appealing added features .................................................................................................................................................................................... 139 Newsletter: details and advantages ...................................................................................................................................................................... 139 Collaborative partners: ELECT, FEINE PRIVATHOTELS and HanseMerkur .................................................................................................................... 140, 143 Wedding and honeymoon on board ...................................................................................................................................................................... 141 Private charters, jubilees, incentives ..................................................................................................................................................................... 141 Useful information .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 142 – 143 Travel and cancellation terms and conditions ........................................................................................................................................................ 144 – 145

Take our virtual 360° tour: www.seacloud.com/en/tour

Cruise calendar November 2019 15.11. – 25.11.2019 SCII-1936 Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Gomera, São Vicente, Santo Antão, Brava, Fogo, Santiago 25.11. – 06.12.2019 SCII-1937 Santiago, Pure sailing: the Atlantic crossing, Barbados December 2019 03.12. – 20.12.2019 SC-1940 Santiago, Pure sailing: the Atlantic crossing, Santo Domingo 20.12.19 – 03.01.20 SC-1941 Santo Domingo, La Romana, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, St Barths, Dominica, Bequia, Union Island, Grenada, St Lucia, Barbados 06.12. – 13.12.2019 SCII-1938 Barbados, Tobago, Grenada, Union Island, Bequia, St Lucia, Barbados 06.12. – 20.12.2019 SCII-193839 Barbados, Tobago, Grenada, Union Island, Bequia, St Lucia, Barbados, Îles des Saintes, St Barths, Antigua, Dominica, Barbados 13.12. – 20.12.2019 SCII-1939 Barbados, Îles des Saintes, St Barths, Antigua, Dominica, Barbados 20.12.19 – 03.01.20 SCII-1940 Barbados, Bequia, St Lucia, Union Island, Grenada, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba, Cartagena, Panama City (Colón) January 2020 03.01. – 14.01.2020 SC-2001 13.01. – 23.01.2020 SCII-2002 14.01. – 24.01.2020 SC-2002 23.01. – 05.02.2020 SCII-2003 31.01. – 07.02.2020 SC-2004 31.01. – 14.02.2020 SC-200405

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Barbados, Dominica, St Barths, British Virgin Islands, Îles des Saintes, Bequia, Union Island, St Lucia, Barbados San José (Puntarenas), Playas del Coco, Islas Tortugas, Quepos, Casa Orquideas, Coiba National Park, Pearl Islands, Passage Panama Canal, Panama City (Colón) Barbados, Bequia, Dominica, St Barths, Moskito Island, Îles des Saintes, St Lucia, Barbados Panama City (Colón), Bocas del Toro, Islas del Maíz, Roatán, Belize City, Lighthouse Reef, Cozumel, Cienfuegos Barbados, Tobago, Grenada, Union Island, Bequia, St Lucia, Barbados Barbados, Tobago, Grenada, Union Island, Bequia, St Lucia, Barbados, Îles des Saintes, St Barths, Antigua, Dominica, Barbados

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February 2020 05.02. – 17.02.2020 SCII-2004 07.02. – 14.02.2020 SC-2005

Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba, Jamaica, Santo Domingo, British Virgin Islands, St Barths, Anguilla, St Maarten Barbados, Îles des Saintes, St Barths, Antigua, Dominica, Barbados

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March 2020 13.03. – 23.03.2020 SC-2010 16.03. – 27.03.2020 SCII-2007 27.03. – 04.04.2020 SCII-2008

Barbados, Bequia, Union Island, St Lucia, Îles des Saintes, Virgin Gorda, St Barths (Bucket Regatta together with Sea Cloud ii), Anguilla, St Maarten St Maarten, British Virgin Islands, St Barths (Bucket Regatta together with Sea Cloud), Îles des Saintes, St Lucia, Union Island, Bequia, Barbados Barbados, Grenada, Union Island, St Lucia, Îles des Saintes, St Barths, St Maarten

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April 2020 21.04. – 28.04.2020 25.04. – 02.05.2020

Lisbon, Huelva, Cádiz, Málaga, Alicante, Valencia Nice, Sanary-sur-Mer, Imperia, Portovenere, Livorno, Elba, Rome (Civitavecchia)

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May 2020 02.05. – 06.05.2020 06.05. – 13.05.2020

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SC-2016 Barcelona, Collioure, Sète, Antibes, Nice SC-2017 Nice, St Tropez, Sanary-sur-Mer, Monte Carlo (2 day-VIP-Ticket Historique Grand Prix), Elba, Naples

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June 2020 09.06. – 15.06.2020 SCII-2018 London (Portsmouth) with overnight stay, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Hamburg 15.06. – 29.06.2020 SCII-2019 Hamburg, Sylt, Copenhagen, Gdansk, Visby, Stockholm, Åland, St Petersburg, Tallinn, Helsinki

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July 2020 03.07. – 10.07.2020 SC-2024 09.07. – 21.07.2020 SCII-2021 10.07. – 17.07.2020 SC-2025 17.07. – 27.07.2020 SC-2025A 21.07. – 31.07.2020 SCII-2022 27.07. – 03.08.2020 SC-2026

Thessaloniki, Skiathos, Mykonos, Naxos, Syros, Folégandros, Athens (Piraeus) Copenhagen, Bornholm, Gdansk, Klaipeda, Riga, Åland, Stockholm, Visby, Travemünde Athens (Piraeus), Mykonos, Astypalea, Folégandros, Milos, Elafonisos, Nauplion, Athens (Piraeus) Athens (Piraeus), Hydra, Elafonisos, Zakynthos, Saranda, Otranto, Dubrovnik, Rovinj, Venice Travemünde, Copenhagen, Aarhus, Oslo, Risør, Arendal, Stavanger, Edinburgh (Leith) Venice, Rovinj, Hvar, Korcula, Sibenik, Zadar, Trieste, Venice

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August 2020 03.08. – 10.08.2020 SC-2027 10.08. – 18.08.2020 SC-2028 16.08. – 29.08.2020 SCII-2025 18.08. – 25.08.2020 SC-2029

Venice, Piran, Ravenna, Zadar, Bari, sail through the Bay of Kotor, Dubrovnik Dubrovnik, Saranda, Corfu, Ithaka, Monemvasia, Nauplion, Athens (Piraeus) Dublin, Fishguard, Brest, Belle-Île-en-Mer, La Rochelle, San Sebastián, Santander, Avilés, La Coruña, Islas Cíes, Porto, Lisbon Athens (Piraeus), Mykonos, Astypalea, Folégandros, Milos, Elafonisos, Nauplion, Athens (Piraeus)

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September 2020 07.09. – 11.09.2020 SCII-2027 Barcelona, Collioure, Sète, Antibes, Nice 25.09. – 05.10.2020 SCII-2030 Malta, Syracuse, Otranto, Dubrovnik, Korcula, Zadar, Rovinj, Trieste, Venice

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October 2020 08.10. – 12.10.2020 SC-2035 19.10. – 28.10.2020 SC-2037 19.10. – 28.10.2020 SCII-2032 28.10. – 04.11.2020 SCII-2033 28.10. – 08.11.2020 SC-2038

Naples, Sorrent, Capri, Agropoli, Naples Malta, Syracuse, Lipari, Palermo, Sardinia, Mallorca, Valencia Naples, Livorno, Imperia, Antibes, Sanary-sur-Mer, Sète, Barcelona, Tarragona, Valencia Valencia, sailing together with Sea Cloud, Alicante, Málaga, Cádiz, Casablanca Valencia, sailing together with Sea Cloud ii, Alicante, Málaga, Cádiz, Casablanca, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria

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November 2020 04.11. – 14.11.2020 SCII-2034 24.11. – 28.11.2020 SC-2040 28.11. – 14.12.2020 SC-2041 30.11. – 09.12.2020 SCII-2036

Casablanca, Agadir, Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma, El Hierrro, Gran Canaria Gran Canaria, La Gomera, Tenerife, Gran Canaria Gran Canaria, Pure sailing: the Atlantic crossing, St Maarten Gran Canaria, Tenerife, El Hierro, Santo Antão, São Vicente, Fogo, Santiago

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December 2020 09.12. – 22.12.2020 SCII-2037 14.12. – 21.12.2020 SC-2042 21.12.20 – 05.01.21 SC-2043 22.12.20 – 04.01.21 SCII-2038

Santiago, Pure sailing: the Atlantic crossing, St Maarten St Maarten, British Virgin Islands, St Barths, Anguilla, Antigua, St Maarten St Maarten, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Bequia, Grenada, Carriacou, St Lucia, Îles des Saintes, Antigua, St Barths, Anguilla, St Maarten St Maarten, Anguilla, St Barths, Moskito Island, Santo Domingo, Jamaica, Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos

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Special offer cruises: Save up to € 1.500 / US$ 1,900 per person Taster cruises: sample on-board living or simply enjoy a break

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“First family yacht, then floating diplomatic palace, later on war vessel – the thrilling history of the Sea Cloud is better than any novel.” Szymon Kwinta Hotel Manager

THE SEVEN LIVES OF THE SEA CLOUD Money was not an issue when Wall Street broker Edward Francis Hutton

commissioned the “Hussar” in 1931. Concerning the interior of what at the time was the largest private sailing yacht in the world, he gave free reign to his wife, the glamorous Marjorie Merriweather Post. She furnished the four-master with a sure sense of style and carefully chosen antiques and thus gave the ship its distinctive character. At least nine months of the year, the Huttons spent at sea heading for the most exotic destinations.

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A new life under a new name But their life in the lap of luxury soon

the S ea C loud . And before the end

Marjorie excelled at socialising within

became clouded: In 1935, the affluent

of that year, Marjorie got married to her

the diplomatic scene. Besides the

couple got divorced, and Ed Hutton

old friend Joseph E. Davies. Henceforth,

Soviet notables, several crowned

signed the “Hussar” over to his ex-

the attractive socialite moved not only

heads, among others from the

wife. She had the previously black hull

in the circles of economic magnates

Swedish and Belgian royal dynasties,

painted white and also gave her yacht

but also became familiar with the world

happily accepted her invitations on

a new name: The “Hussar” became

of politics and diplomacy. When Davies

board. But when Davies was appointed

took on the position of U.S. ambassador

U.S. ambassador in Belgium in June

in Moscow in 1937, the S ea C loud

1938, the Sea Cloud had to bid the

was ordered to Leningrad as a floating

USSR farewell.

(and bug-proof) diplomatic palace.

A yacht’s war service Few guests only are aware of the

Sea Cloud to the Coast Guard for

significance of the small plaque that

the symbolic charter of one dollar –

is affixed to the face side of the

opinions differ whether this was from

wheel house: Each of the five brass

a patriotic sense of duty or due to

angles indicates six months of active

economic necessity. With demounted

war service for the USA. After the U.S.

masts and a grey coat of paint, the

entered the war in 1941, the Navy

erstwhile proud luxury yacht cruised

began to acquire private yachts to

between the Azores and Greenland as

reinforce the fleet; and Marjorie

a floating weather station.

and Joe Davies committed the

Back to new splendour After the end of the war, the

full sail, Joe said to Marjorie: “Well,

refurbishment of the S ea C loud

dear, there goes your baby.” But

was to take almost four years: Only

meanwhile, someone else also

in 1949, the windjammer, freshly

coveted Marjorie’s baby: Rafael

painted white again, received an

Leónidas Trujillo Molina, dictator of

entire set of new sails. When she

the Dominican Republic.

first appeared on the horizon under

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In 1955, Trujillo bought the ship and

turn around: The expensive heirloom

years of age, she was obsessed with

renamed it “Angelita”. Mostly, his

was renamed “Patria” and put up

the idea of an “Oceanic School” and

son Ramfis used the presidential

for sale again. Five years later, the

academic learning at sea. Although

yacht – for parties with Hollywood

Operation Sea Cruises Inc. under

“Oceanics” settled all unpaid invoices,

stars like Zsa Zsa Gabor and Joan

John Blue bought the ship. However,

John Blue retained the ship’s papers.

Collins. When Trujillo was shot

when the “Antarna” – that was the

Stephanie Gallagher set sail never-

dead on 30 May, 1961, a revolution

yacht’s new name – entered the U.S.

theless – and was now chased as a

unsettled his country. Carrying the

on the return journey from Naples,

“pirate”. In Panama, Blue finally came

dead body, part of the Trujillo clan

there was trouble with the authorities,

on board accompanied by attorneys

and enormous amounts of cash, the

and the “Antarna” was impounded.

and the police. Stephanie Gallagher

“Angelita” set sail for Cannes. But the

This was when Stephanie Gallagher

had no choice but to give up.

new government forced the crew to

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Renaissance of a dream yacht For eight years, the “Antarna” was

and gave her back her old name,

carried out the extensive overhauling

berthed unprotected in the port of

Sea Cloud . But the hardest piece

and alteration work; and eight months

Colón and exposed to the damp

of work was yet to come: Captain

later in 1979, the S ea C loud ,

climate. But she was not forgotten

Paschburg had to bring the yacht

now reflagged, went on her first

by the enthusiasts for proud sailing

home across the Atlantic. In 1978,

cruise. Since her latest refurbishment

ships. One such aficionado was the

he gathered 40 men and women and

in 2011, the windjammer not only

German Hartmut Paschburg, sea

together, they made the dilapidated

conforms to the up-to-date SOLAS

captain and economist. Together with

yacht seaworthy again, then sailing

regulations (Safety Of Life At Sea)

a group of merchants from Hamburg,

her back to Hamburg. The Howaldts-

but shines in new splendour – as

he purchased the luxury yacht –

werke-Deutsche Werft AG in Kiel

timelessly elegant as ever.

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Retirement for a “Queen of the Seas”


“Our ships never fail to inspire me, even after so many years on board. It is quite fascinating what great options these little yachts offer.”

Evgeny Nemerzhitskiy Captain

NOT A CLASSIC CRUISE Bigger, larger, farther – we happily leave that to others. The S ea C loud s follow a course of their own. Each of our cruises provides a unique holiday experience: For people like yourself, who value individuality and love the personal touch.

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THE SAILING EXPERIENCE

Setting the sails by hand On the two windjammers, the sails are still traditionally hoisted by hand – a tough job every time. Deftly, the sailors climb into the shrouds, release the heavy cloth, then vigorously tighten the ropes down on deck. There are no buttons that can simply be pressed: Almost an hour goes by before all sails billow in the wind.

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Feel the wind and the sea: Right up close to the elements The scent of salt in your nose, the sound of the waves in your head, and on your skin the touch of the wind that gets caught in the huge sailcloth above: On board a Sea Cloud, you get right up close to the elements. Here, the sea is always almost within your reach – not a dozen decks away!

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THE SAILING EXPERIENCE

In sync with nature Rather than fighting against it with engine power, we put the wind to good use – proving that great experiences and a positive environmental balance do not contradict each other. Whenever possible, the yachts run under sail. And if that means slight changes to the course due to weather conditions, the captain is happy to oblige.

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“Here, everyone soon finds their favourite spot: At the bar; in one of the comfy deck chairs; in the blue lagoon with a view of the sea and the sails; or on the bridge with an early-morning coffee.” Vicente Roldan (“Bebot”) Barkeeper

AS INTIMATE AS A PRIVATE YACHT Less orchestration, more character: With paramount courteousness and consideration, the crew creates a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere and yet provides impeccable service. In the small group of at most 94 guests, you are bound to enjoy the true private-yacht atmosphere on board.

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THE ATMOSPHERE


Arrive, unwind, savour: The perfect break from the daily grind From the tingling anticipation while filling your suitcase to the moment when you catch the first glimpse of your ship’s masts in the harbour – already the joyful expectation preceding this one-ofa-kind holiday is invaluable. Our windjammers are havens of tranquility in today’s hectic and stressful life. Leave all that behind – and enjoy utter deceleration on either of the S ea C loud s.

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THE ATMOSPHERE

Just like visiting close friends Whether looking out over the railings at sunrise or watching the sun set at the bar – in no time at all, you are bound to get talking to like-minded sailing aficionados from all over the world. The mutual experiences on board unite: Within just days under sail, everyone feels part of the S ea C loud family.

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TRUE SEAFARING PASSION Many of the around 60 crew members have been loyal to the S ea C loud s for 30 years and more. For these men and women, the two windjammers are much more than just a place of work – they call them their home. And that you can sense: Also as a guest, you will feel instantly at home on board.

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YOUR HOSTS


A wellattuned team For many crew members, working on “their� S ea C loud is like a dream come true. Whether in the engine room, on the bridge or in the restaurant – thanks to the passion for their job, they are completely in sync as a team. And as your proud hosts, they convey their enthusiasm in everything they do.

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Ihre gastgeber YOUR HOSTS


“We enjoy our shopping excursions to small markets and selected retailers in search of local specialties – and then pampering the palate of our guests with these delicacies.” Maik Albrecht Chef de Cuisine

OUR PLEASURE: SPOILING YOU With creativity and on the highest level, our chefs bring ever new, exclusive culinary delights to the table. And they like to complement their elaborate menus with local produce or fresh fish. The wine selection reflects the routes and never fails to impress with fine wines from the various regions.

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CULINARY DELIGHTS


Highlights for the palate Take a culinary journey of discovery: Whether breakfast or lunch buffet, an evening barbecue on deck or an elegant dinner in the restaurant – the S ea C loud s entice with their innovative and varied cuisine that combines classic, modern and maritime tastes, and caters to your personal requirements.

Relax and enjoy With the small number of guests on board, there is just a single sitting for every meal. Seating arrangements are not fixed, simply choose a table of your liking. In the evenings, stylishly casual is the suitable dresscode – merely for the Captain’s Dinner, you may opt for something a little more elegant. 28


CULINARY DELIGHTS

Many extras included A glass of champagne at embarkation, the S ea C loud chocolate on your pillow ... such little details turn your cruise into something truly special. Lots of extras are already included in the price: soft drinks, water and coffee specialties; during lunch and dinner also beer and selected wines chosen by the sommelier. 29


SAILING PROGRAMMES WITH DIVERSITY How intensive you want your windjammer experience to be, much depends on individual taste. This is why we propose to you cruises with varying focus, from short breaks to themed cruises with exciting onshore excursions – and, of course, the ultimate sailing adventure: the Atlantic crossing.

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Small ships, huge options Our cruises offer you a well-balanced mix of real sailing experience and exciting discoveries ashore. Our advantage as a “private yacht�: Besides well-known and -loved destinations, we mostly call at smaller, more individual ports. These you can also explore on your own initiative, independently of the organised excursions.

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Special themes, exclusive events Some of our cruises have a particular focus; others propose exclusive events. During these sailing trips, you will gain unique insights – whether you opt for the Music Cruise with Steinway pianists, one of our Culinary Cruises with well-known star chefs, or attend a private concert at a museum. A truly special highlight is also the annual “Sailing Together” cruise that offers the amazing experience of seeing our windjammers sail side by side. 34


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Get active on board Sailing theory, knot-tying lessons, a visit to the bridge or the engine room – there is plenty of opportunity for first-hand seafaring experiences. As a novelty, you can now also actively join in on deck, for example when sheeting in the lines, hauling the yards, and setting sail. If the weather allows, we stop for a swim in the open sea or take the zodiacs out and right around the ship for a photo session. Also wellloved and appreciated: the inspiring talks by the lecturer.

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Great Britain & Atlantic The capital cities London, Edinburgh and Dublin are not only home to time-honoured sites, they also enfold their visitors with happy, metropolitan charm. The Atlantic coast of France, Spain and Portugal provides a multi-faceted experience, including nature, art and culture, and a relaxed way of life. CANADA

Québec Montreal Toronto Chicago New York

Canaries & Cape Verde While Morocco invites you into a world of 1001 nights, the Canary Islands convince with their varied natural experiences and colorful city life. Further south are the Cape Verde Islands. Their location between Africa and the Caribbean has shaped landscape, traditions and customs in a fascinating way.

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Central America Miami Havana Cienfuegos Cozumel MEXICO

From mysterious Maya pyramids and tropical landscapes to bustling cities and the technological brilliance of the Panama Canal – Central America is home to a range of fascinating attractions. CUBA

Santiago de Cuba

Jamaica

Belize City BELIZE Roatán HONDURAS

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Santo Domingo

British Virgin Islands St Maarten St Barthélemy Antigua Dominica

Caribbean Sea

St Lucia Barbados

Aruba

NICARAGUA

Bonaire

San José

Curaçao Cartagena Colón Puntarenas COSTA RICA VENEZUELA Panama Canal Panama City PANAMA

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Pacific Ocean

Pearl Islands COLOMBIA

Santo Antão

Grenada Tobago

Caribbean & Cuba Tropical forests and bathing paradises make the Lesser Antilles, located between the British Virgin Islands and the Grenadines, a wonderful place for sailing. Cuba enchants with its retrostyle Caribbean flair.

Saõ Vicente Santiago Brava Fogo


FINLAND

NORWAY

Stockholm

Risør Arendal

SWEDEN

Tallinn Baltic Sea

North Sea

Edinburgh

Aarhus Copenhagen Sylt Travemünde Hamburg

IRELAND

Dublin ENGLAND

London

Portsmouth Atlantic Ocean

DENMARK

Brest Belle-Île-en-Mer La Rochelle

St Petersburg

ESTONIA

Visby

SCOTLAND

RUSSIA

Riga

MAP

Stavanger

Fishguard

Helsinki

Åland

Oslo

LATVIA

Klaipeda Bornholm Gdansk POLAND

NETHERLANDS

Rotterdam GERMANY Antwerpen Frankfurt BELGIUM

Paris FRANCE

Munich Zurich Venice

Trieste

Northern Europe

Rovinj Monte CROATIA Cultural cities and merchants’ Sanary- Carlo Ravenna San Zadar Avilés houses, picturesque skerries and sur-Mer Sebastián La Coruña Livorno Adriatic Korcula Sète Nice small fjords, imposing castles and the Santander Elba ITALY Sea Islas Cíes Collioure gold of tsars – this is Northern Europe Corsica Dubrovnik Civitavecchia at its very best. Barcelona Bari Porto Naples Tarragona Saranda SPAIN Sardinia Thessaloniki Capri Mallorca PORTUGAL Valencia Otranto TURKEY Skiathos Cagliari Lipari GREECE Lisbon Alicante Trapani Piraeus Palermo Sicily Málaga Huelva Zakynthos Mykonos Syracuse Cádiz Monemvasia Rhodes Malta Crete

Cyprus

Mediterranean Sea

Casablanca Madeira Marrakech MOROCCO Agadir Tenerife Lanzarote Gran Canaria

Western Mediterranean Whether it be “dolce vita” or “savoir-vivre” – the lifestyle on the coasts of Italy, Spain and France is one to cherish. Sunny islands, charming ports, quaint restaurants and historic locations provide the right setting for the Mediterranean way of life.

Cyclades & Adriatic In these two sun-kissed dream locations, our route takes us through fabled Greek islands and to the magnificent Baroque cities of the Adriatic, taking in colourful fishing boats, radiant white churches and red tiled roofs on the way.

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THE CARIBBEAN: LESSER ANTILLES & GRENADINES The Lesser Antilles dot the turquoise-coloured Caribbean Sea like a dazzling pearl necklace. Bordered by the Virgin Islands in the North and the Grenadines in the South, this dream destination offers a colourful mixture of natural wonders and joie de vivre.

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DESTINATIONS

Fascinating snorkelling spots The Tobago Cays and St Lucia are considered the Caribbean’s best diving and snorkelling areas. A unique world full of colour unfolds under water.

Famous haunts for sailors and yachts

Beautiful beaches and idyllic coves

Elegant and relaxed at the same

When the sun twinkles through the

time: The international sailing

palm trees and the toes are dipped

community meets on Virgin Gorda,

deep into the warm sand, it is

St Barths, Îles des Saintes and

obvious: Idleness can also be a lot

Bequia. Those who anchor their

of fun. The British Virgin Islands and

yachts here against the romantic

the Tobago Cays entice with tropical

Caribbean backdrop are adven-

dream beaches – and after a swim

turers, billionaires or bon vivants –

in the crystal-clear sea, a relaxed

or all of it at once.

beach barbecue is just the thing.

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DESTINATIONS

Pirates’ territories and colonial heritage Massive fortifications and picturesque facades: The traces of a past, during which colonial powers and pirates fought for the treasures of the Caribbean, are omnipresent.

Green islands and tropical paradises

Caribbean joie de vivre

Dense rain forest, deep volcanic

When in colonial times, African

lakes and roaring waterfalls:

and European languages, religions,

St Lucia, Grenada, Dominica and

customs and culinary traditions

Tobago are true natural beauties.

amalgamated, this created some-

When travelling inland into the lush

thing unique: the Creole culture.

green interior of these islands, you

Today, it stands for the colourful

can enjoy the tropical scent of

diversity of the sun-drenched

thousands of blossoms and spices.

Caribbean islands and a rather catching joie de vivre.

Find cruise dates on pages 63-71, 87-89, 100-105, 111-113, 133

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CENTRAL AMERICA: CUBA, COSTA RICA & PANAMA From the inscrutable depths of the rain forest to vibrant metropolises, Central America and Cuba are blessed with an amazing abundance of nature and culture. Ancient traditions and colonial influence merge to a fascinating picture.

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DESTINATIONS

Ancient Maya culture in Belize and Mexico Human sacrifice, astronomy, magical golden treasures – countless legends are told of the Maya culture. In Belize and Mexico, many of these secrets can be uncovered by travelling to their fascinating stone temples in the rain forest and on the coast.

The colourful flair of the ABC islands Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao flirt coquettishly with their colonial heritage. Besides the narrow houses with their Dutch gables, colourful divers’ paradises are also to be enjoyed here.

Cuba, an island full of temperament

Diversity in Panama and Costa Rica

Whether in the midst of Havana’s

The contrasts could not be more

hustle and bustle or in the little

extreme: While skyscrapers grow

colonial towns along the coast – life

higher and higher in the trend metro-

on Cuba has a rhythm of its own.

polis Panama City, a few kilometres

Beyond all clichés of rum, revolution

away, the untouched jungle still

and cigars, the Caribbean island

engulfs everything. With their volca-

has retained its very own endearing

noes, cloud forests and exotic fauna,

charm.

Panama and Costa Rica count among the most beautiful of nature’s paradises in Latin America.

Find cruise dates on pages 105-111 and 133

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THE WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN: SPAIN, FRANCE, ITALY Winding lanes and grand boulevards, magniďŹ cent cathedrals and Moorish palaces – the Western Mediterranean entices with enthralling history and appealing art, ebullient joie de vivre and fascinating nature.

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Full of flair: Italy’s coast and islands Looking out over the glistening turquoise sea, antique temple grounds and colourful villages on the cliffs, it is easy to give free reign to one’s longing for Italy.

Pure diversity: Spain and the Balearics

Enjoying the French joie de vivre

From 3,000 years-old Cádiz in

Between the Côte d’Azur and

Andalusia to modern Barcelona with

Occitania, the focus is on art, culture

its artful architecture: Numerous

and culinary delights. This is the

characterful ports line Spain’s sunny

French way of life “par excellence”:

southern coast. On Mallorca, one of

whether as delightful savoir-vivre,

the Balearic Islands, ethnic villages,

dreaming the day away in little

elegant shopping streets and the

painters’ villages, or with a stylish

varied nature offer fascinating

stroll along the elegant promenades

contrasts.

of luxurious ports.

Find cruise dates on pages 73-75, 82-84, 114, 124, 126-127

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SICILY, THE ADRIATIC SEA AND THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN From the magnificent palaces of Venice to the white villages of the Cyclades, from the majestic Etna to Dubrovnik’s brick red roofs, our windjammers go on an exciting journey of discovery between Sicily, the Adriatic Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Destinations

Island beauty in the Mediterranean: Sicily 3,000 years of cultural history, a legendary volcano, royal palaces and a divine panorama – sunny Sicily impresses as an island with a multitude of facets.

En route to fabled Greek islands

The treasures of the Adriatic Sea

In the legendary Aegean light, the

Along the Adriatic coast, the

fabulous Cyclades and Sporades

eventful history left truly impres-

present their brilliant blue and

sive traces. Where once Roman

white panorama. And among olive

emperors, the Byzantine and the

groves and pine forests, fine sandy

mighty, maritime republic of Venice

beaches, old monasteries and

ruled, one can today indulge in

antique sites, Greece shows itself

baroque opulence and stroll through

as a pure idyll.

charming old town centres.

Find cruise dates on pages 76-81, 125

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ATLANTIC COAST AND NORTHERN EUROPE Leaning casually against the railings of an elegant windjammer, you can enjoy entirely new perspectives of Northern Europe and the sunny Atlantic Coast. Whether Pintxos, fjords or the gold of the tsars – there is a lot to be discovered between Portugal and the Baltic States.

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Scandinavia’s summery nature Archipelagos and narrow fjords, colourful villages and cosmopolitan ports – Southern Norway, Denmark and Sweden welcome their guests with a Scandinavian zest for life.

The varied Atlantic Coast

The metropolises of the Baltic Sea

From the authentic culinary culture

Along old merchant routes, the

in Portugal and Northern Spain to

journey goes to the most fascinating

the art and delicacies of France;

Baltic cities. In Gdansk, Tallinn and

and on to traditional merchant

Riga, impressive merchants’ houses

towns like Antwerp, Rotterdam

still testify today to the Hanseatic

and Hamburg that are being

wealth of old. And in St Petersburg,

rediscovered as modern lifestyle

City of the Tsars, historic magni-

harbours – on the Atlantic Coast,

ficence meets up with today’s lively,

Europe really shows its full diversity.

young culture.

Find cruise dates on pages 115-123

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THE CANARY ISLANDS, MOROCCO AND CAPE VERDE As soon as the ďŹ rst autumnal clouds appear in the sky, one should follow the example of the migrating birds and leave for the South. Instead of grey rainy days, the Canaries, the Cape Verde Islands and Morocco offer a colourful kaleidoscope of new impressions.

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DESTINATIONS

The cultural diversity of Cape Verde Their location between Europe, Africa and America had a strong influence on the Cape Verde Islands: Their landscapes, music and culinary customs combine seeming contrasts in a fascinating way.

Pure variety on the Canaries

Morocco between trend and tradition

Heading for the Canary Islands on a

Fairytale royal city or young me-

windjammer, one can rediscover the

tropolis? Colourful spice market

sunny “islands of eternal spring” in

or multicoloured arts scene? Tea

a different way. Every day again, the

house or cocktail bar? Morocco

archipelago holds new surprises in

combines the magic of 1001 nights

store – be it surrealistic art, moon-

with modern trends to a truly

scapes or green cloud forests.

exciting whole. Not without reason, Marrakech is considered the trend destination of North Africa.

Find cruise dates on pages 84-85, 98,129-130

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SAILIN

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TRANSATLANTIC FASCINATION

At the end of November, when the hurricanes over the Atlantic have long dissolved, a very special cruise takes off from the Canaries or Cape Verde. After the ďŹ rst few nautical miles, you will soon realise just why the

S ea C loud s themselves are the most beautiful part of this adventure.

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What exactly are the trade winds? When, close to the equator, the sun is almost vertical in the sky, it shines straight down heating the air above the ocean surface. Once warm, this air rises and moves towards the poles London

Frankfurt Paris

New York

Atlantic Ocean

Zurich Rome

Lisbon

Azores

Mediterranean Sea

Casablanca

30°N Subtropical ridge

Gran Canaria

Miami Atlantic Ocean

Havana

Perfect sailing conditions At around 30° north and 30° south, the masses of air have cooled to such an extent that they sink again and

Santo Domingo St Maarten Caribbean Sea

Puerto Limón

on both sides of the equator.

Santiago

Barbados

ast th-ewind r o N de t ra

Pacific Ocean

return to the equator in the form of steady westerly winds, known as the trade winds. This is what carries the

Equatorial low-pressure trough

0° Equator

Sea Clouds across the Atlantic with constant force.

Sou

th-e ast tr a

de

win d

Follow the course of Columbus

Across the Atlantic under billowing sails

Sailing from the Old to the New World

We first head south until we reach

is the ultimate cruise experience and a

the trade winds, before setting a

dream come true for many sailing fans.

westward course that will take us

Sea Cloud and Sea Cloud ii

to the Caribbean. For about two

take the same route as Columbus did

weeks, the windjammers will

in 1492. But what he did not know

experience ideal conditions and

then: During the winter months, the

will frequently run under sail –

trade winds provide ideal sailing

even overnight.

conditions.

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Always something going on Exciting talks from selected experts, an entertaining Atlantic crossing ceremony or creative theme dinners: There is time for so many things on board – except for boredom.

Time for the ocean, time for you

The unique atmosphere on board

Escaping your daily routine for a

It is so easy to strike up a conver-

whole fortnight, enjoying the ulti-

sation with people who share the

mate sailing experience and true

same passion. On a Transatlantic

relaxation – the Transatlantic cruise

cruise, you will find yourself among

is the perfect voyage to rest your

sailing fans. The intensive cruise

mind. If you fancy an even more

experience soon creates close ties

intensive pamper programme, the

in this friendly, informal atmo-

Sea Cloud ii is the perfect ship

sphere. The captain, the officers

for you. Head to the fitness area or

and the deck crew are always

book a spa treatment or massage

happy to answer questions about

at an additional fee.

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Sea Cloud

The legend beneath white sails A self-assured grande dame, a stylish yet informal sailing icon and a generous host – the S ea C loud is a living legend. Built as a private luxury yacht, this ship combines extravagant charm with an authentic tall ship experience.

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Private yacht full of character With the careless confidence of an heiress to millions, Marjorie Merriweather Post generously furnished the

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Stylish, timeless, unique On the S ea C loud , each and every corner exudes an attitude to life of times long gone by. Where once the Post-Huttons enjoyed their glamorous family life, the atmosphere today is relaxed and personal. At most 64 guests will soon feel like a family on board: They dine on long tables in the oak-panelled dining room, get talking at the lido bar, or relax in the comfy “blue lagoon”. The 32 cabins could hardly be more different: Depending on your personal taste, you can stay in more luxury in one of the eight original cabins, choose one of the more modern outside cabins, or opt for maritime authenticity in one of the four former officers’ cabins.

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30°N Subtropical ridge

Atlantic Ocean Santo Domingo

Santiago

ast t h- e d Nor de win tr a VENEZUELA

Equatorial low-pressure trough 0° Equator

SAILING

dos t-Pa Once across the Atlantic – experience pure sailing between ssa the t Cape Verde Islands and the Caribbean: Santiago – Santo Domingo

For two whole weeks, the expansive ocean becomes the home of the S ea C loud . The currents of the trade winds propel the windjammer forward. Our wellrehearsed crew works seamlessly together as the white sails billow majestically in the breeze. On a Transatlantic cruise, you certainly experience one of the most authentic sailing adventures. And as we make our way to the New World, the worries of everyday life vanish as fast as the eastern shore.

Sea Cloud

17 nights 03 Dec. to 20 Dec. 2019 SC-1940 03 Dec. Praia/Santiago 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Praia. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 04 Dec. At sea (until 19 Dec.) 20 Dec. Santo Domingo/Dom. Republic 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

SAILING

Pure sailing adventure

Itinerary subject to change!

As you cruise across the Atlantic, you will for once be able to read your favourite book without distraction or allow your thoughts to roam as you gaze out over the horizon. The attentive crew intuitively meets your every need and the relaxed atmosphere is the perfect catalyst for a pleasant conversation. A lecturer accompanies the trip

The practice of gathering around a storyteller has provided voyagers with entertainment throughout history. Our lecturer has likewise prepared some exciting talks for our windjammer enthusiasts during their Transatlantic cruise.

Combine trips SC-1940 and SC-1941 (page 63), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Our travel tip: Santiago In order to be absolutely sure that your luggage will accompany you on the Atlantic crossing, we recommend that you arrive on Santiago at least a day in advance:

SAILING

Discover a haven of tranquillity

Combination:

Pre-cruise stay on Santiago from 02 Dec. to 03 Dec. 2019. One night bed and breakfast in a first-class hotel, hotel transfer from the airport, full-day island tour of Santiago including lunch. Surcharge: US$ 310 per person in a double room US$ 395 per person in a single room Minimum number of participants: 10 people

Cruise-only rates per person

SAILING

More than 500 years after Columbus, not just windjammer enthusiasts will be awestruck by this reenactment of his famous voyage. As the S ea C loud sails from Cape Verde to the West Indies, it brings the magic of those great adventures to life. All the voyagers on board will be left with unforgettable memories.

SAILING

Follow the course of Columbus

SC-1940

Category

if booked by 30 June 2019 from 01 July 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 10,165 US$ 11,165 US$ 12,525 US$ 14,665 US$ 16,025 US$ 16,265 US$ 19,565 US$ 21,815 US$ 24,025 US$ 14,465

US$ 10,895 US$ 11,895 US$ 13,255 US$ 15,395 US$ 16,755 US$ 16,995 US$ 20,295 US$ 22,545 US$ 24,755 US$ 15,195

SAILING

SAILI

NG

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Good bye, winter – follow Caribbean pirates’ routes to hidden coves, elegant ports and magnificent natural wonders above and in the water. The magical Maravillas caves

Stunning islands: St Lucia and Dominica

The Spanish name for this natural structure – Cuevas de Maravillas – means “Cave of Wonders”, and for good reason: Visitors to this incredible underground world cannot help but be amazed. With stunning lighting and echoes of cathedral architecture, the ceilings are lined with huge stalactites, while stalagmites protrude from the ground like Gothic pinnacles, and pre-Columbian Taino Indian ritual murals adorn the walls.

Although St Lucia is not considered a saint by everyone, the island is certainly the true queen of this idyllic realm. Even from a distance, its twin volcanic peaks, the Pitons, proffer a regal greeting to the approaching Sea Cloud. And once we have docked, the island welcomes us with its lush tropical scenery. Dominica, unofficially dubbed “Nature Island”, is proud of its unspoilt scenery. One of its national parks is even a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The British Virgin Islands – a sailor’s paradise

With more than 60 islands and reefs (of which just 16 are inhabited), the British Virgin Islands are a real dream destination. Fans of sailing from all around the world are drawn to their idyllic and tropically warm waters, and the quaint beach bars bring together everyone from luxury yacht owners to solo sailors. It is so easy to get used to the carefree lifestyle, and with your feet in the sand as you gaze out over green hills and the tranquil sea, you will soon forget about the stresses of everyday life back home. Luxury in a relaxed atmosphere on St Barths

Known for attracting a certain class of visitor, St Barthélemy has been a top holiday destination for the rich and famous from around the world ever since billionaire David Rockefeller discovered the island back in the 1960s. St Barths is all about quality not quantity, so you are more likely to brush shoulders with Hollywood stars than with tourists on its 22 white sandy beaches. In the capital Gustavia, houses with red roofs nestled into the green hills look just like rows of spectators in an amphitheatre, transforming the idyllic port into an impressive stage. As you walk along the luxurious promenade, you will be sure to pass by some spectacular yachts.

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A delight for all the senses: Grenada, the island of spice

There is a reason why nutmeg is immortalised on this country’s national flag. Since colonial times, nutmeg – along with cloves, cinnamon and ginger – has been one of the island’s most important export goods. If the aromatic fragrance of the tropics were to have a name, it would have to be “Grenada”. Snorkellers’ paradise in the Tobago Cays

For many, life under water is a fascinating world – one that becomes even more magical the closer you get. The Tobago Cays’ Horseshoe Reef is such a place. This horseshoe-shaped coral reef encloses four small islands that glow in rich shades of green. The sea, in contrast, embraces turquoise, emerald and every shade of blue. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Knowledge, entertainment and facts – our expert is on hand to give talks on a wide variety of specialist subjects. He will also be on board to answer any questions that you may have.


Santo Domingo

La Romana

Jost van Dyke

Virgin Gorda

Puerto Rico

Atlantic Ocean Anguilla St Barthélemy

Dominica Caribbean Sea St Lucia Barbados Bequia Union Island Grenada

Enjoy Christmas and the New Year cruising between the British Virgin Islands and the Grenadines: Santo Domingo – Barbados Sea Cloud

14 nights 20 Dec. 2019 to 03 Jan. 2020 SC-1941 20 Dec. Santo Domingo/Dom. Republic 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Santo Domingo. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 21 Dec. La Romana/Dom. Republic 06.00 13.30 Trip to the Maravillas caves.* 22 Dec. At sea 23 Dec. North Sound/Virgin Gorda 13.30 Excursion to “The Baths” or “Spring Bay” or snorkelling excursion.* 24 Dec. North Sound/Virgin Gorda 06.00 Sail through the Sir Francis Drake Channel. White Bay/Jost van Dyke 11.00 18.00 25 Dec. Cove Bay/Anguilla 13.30 19.00 26 Dec. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 08.00 27 Dec. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 06.00 28 Dec. Cabrits/Dominica 08.00 13.30 Walk in the national park.*

29 Dec. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 13.30 24.00 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or beach visit.* 30 Dec. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 18.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays.* 31 Dec. St George’s/Grenada 08.00 Island tour or hike to the Morne Gazo; transfer to the beach.* 01 Jan. St George’s/Grenada 08.00 02 Jan. Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 14.00 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion.* 03 Jan. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Cruise-only rates per person SC-1941

Category

if booked by 30 June 2019 from 01 July 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 9,395 US$ 10,195 US$ 11,295 US$ 13,095 US$ 14,185 US$ 14,395 US$ 17,095 US$ 18,985 US$ 20,795 US$ 12,895

US$ 9,995 US$ 10,795 US$ 11,895 US$ 13,695 US$ 14,785 US$ 14,995 US$ 17,695 US$ 19,585 US$ 21,395 US$ 13,495

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Dom. Republic


Jost van Dyke Virgin Gorda

Atlantic Ocean St Barthélemy

Caribbean Sea

Îles des Saintes Dominica

St Lucia Bequia

Barbados

Union Island

All beverages and shore excursions included!

Relax and unwind under white sails, en route to snorkelling paradises and sailors’ haunts: Barbados – Barbados Stunning islands: St Lucia and Dominica

Although St Lucia is not considered a saint by everyone, the island is certainly the true queen of this idyllic realm. Even from a distance, its twin volcanic peaks, the Pitons, proffer a regal greeting to the approaching S EA C LOUD . And once we have docked, the island welcomes us with its lush tropical scenery. Dominica, unofficially dubbed “Nature Island”, is proud of its unspoilt scenery. One of its national parks is even a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The British Virgin Islands – a sailor’s paradise

With more than 60 islands and reefs (of which only 16 are inhabited), the British Virgin Islands are a real dream destination. Fans of sailing from all around the world are drawn to their idyllic and tropically warm waters, and the quaint beach bars bring together everyone from luxury yacht owners to solo sailors. It is so easy to get used to the carefree lifestyle, and with your feet in the sand as you gaze out over green hills and the tranquil sea, you will soon forget about the stresses of everyday life back home. Colourful Caribbean underwater world

Eye to eye with parrotfishes, ocean turtles and damselfishes – the Tobago Cays and St Lucia are considered the best diving and snorkelling haunts in the Caribbean. The crystal-clear water with tropical temperatures offers metres deep views and invites to excursions through fascinating, colourful underwater worlds full of craggy coral riffs. A lecturer accompanies the trip

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11 nights 03 Jan. to 14 Jan. 2020 SC-2001 03 Jan. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD. 04 Jan. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 14.00 24.00 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or beach visit. 05 Jan. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 18.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays. 06 Jan. At sea 07 Jan. Cabrits/Dominica 08.00 13.30 Walk in the national park. 08 Jan. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 17.00 09 Jan. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.30 Snorkelling excursion. 10 Jan. North Sound/Virgin Gorda 08.00 13.00 Excursion to “The Baths” or “Spring Bay” or snorkelling excursion. Great Harbour/Jost van Dyke 18.00 22.00 11 Jan. At sea 12 Jan. Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 13.30 13 Jan. Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 14.00 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion. 14 Jan. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change!

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Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme Category

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

SC-2001 US$ 7,295 US$ 7,945 US$ 8,795 US$ 10,295 US$ 11,145 US$ 11,595 US$ 13,495 US$ 15,075 US$ 16,485 US$ 10,145

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services


St Barthélemy

Îles des Saintes Dominica

Caribbean Sea St Lucia Barbados Bequia

All beverages and shore excursions included!

Caribbean joie de vivre, splendid nature, secluded beaches and holiday flair à la Française: Barbados – Barbados Relaxed luxury on St Barths

Ever since billionaire David Rockefeller discovered the island for himself in the 1960s, St Barthélemy has been a favourite destination for the international jetset. You spend some time on one of the glorious beaches, then stroll along the luxurious promenade, and bring the day to a relaxed close enjoying a sundowner while gazing at the impressive private yachts in Gustavia’s harbour. The imposing granite formations “The Baths”

Hidden grottos, shallow pools and the sun peeking through rocks polished round by the sea and sand – on Virgin Gorda, nature has created a romantic water playground for adults: The impressive stone labyrinth “The Baths” is the perfect place to while away the hours between coconut palms and the turquoise sea. French flair on the Îles des Saintes

Roughly 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) off Guadeloupe, the Îles des Saintes rise green from the sea. Columbus, who set foot on them on All Saints’ Day in 1493, gave the “holy islands” their name. Terre-de-Haut is the most charming of the eight isles: Beneath the historical Fort Napoléon, you can take a relaxed stroll through the little town and enjoy the French flair of its bars, cafés and boutiques. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Knowledge, entertainment and facts – our expert is on hand to give talks on a wide variety of specialist subjects. He will also be on board to answer any questions that you may have.

SEA CLOUD

10 nights 14 Jan. to 24 Jan. 2020 SC-2002 14 Jan. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the S EA C LOUD . 15 Jan. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 14.00 23.00 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or beach visit. 16 Jan. At sea 17 Jan. Cabrits/Dominica 08.00 13.30 Walk in the national park. 18 Jan. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 17.00 19 Jan. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.30 Snorkelling excursion. 20 Jan. North Sound/Virgin Gorda 08.00 13.30 Excursion to “The Baths” or snorkelling excursion. 21 Jan. At sea 22 Jan. Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 13.30 23 Jan. Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 14.00 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion. 24 Jan. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change!

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Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme Category

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

SC-2002 US$ 7,345 US$ 7,945 US$ 8,695 US$ 10,075 US$ 10,845 US$ 11,285 US$ 12,995 US$ 14,395 US$ 15,695 US$ 9,945

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Virgin Gorda


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St Lucia

Barbados Bequia Union Island Grenada

Caribbean Sea

Tobago

All beverages and shore excursions included!

The many treasures of the Grenadines – majestic volcanoes, colourful reefs and the scent of nutmeg and vanilla: Barbados – Barbados Tobago: an island paradise

The small fishing village of Charlotteville is situated in Tobago’s idyllic Man-O-War Bay and can only be reached overland via a steep road which cuts through the rainforest. With the ship anchored in the town’s picturesque bay, you will have plenty of time to discover the island. Grenada – the island of spice

Although Grenada has been blessed with around 45 picture-perfect beaches, the country’s real treasure remains its lush, green island interior. Deep volcanic lakes, dense rainforests, waterfalls and small river courses form the primordial backdrop for the island’s sugar cane fields and spice plantations. Not surprising that the scent of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg hangs in the air wherever you go on Grenada. The magnificent Pitons of St Lucia

Gros and Petit Piton, the two famous volcanic plugs that tower over St Lucia, could have come straight out of a tropical storybook. They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offer a spectacular panorama as the SEA CLOUD sails closely alongside their slopes.

SEA CLOUD

7 nights 31 Jan. to 07 Feb. 2020 SC-2004 31 Jan. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the S EA C LOUD . 01 Feb. Man-O-War Bay/Tobago 16.00 02 Feb. Man-O-War Bay/Tobago 13.30 Excursion to the Argyle waterfall. 03 Feb. St George’s/Grenada 13.30 24.00 Island tour or hike to the Morne Gazo; transfer to the beach. 04 Feb. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 16.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 21.00 05 Feb. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 13.30 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or beach visit. 06 Feb. Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 14.00 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion. 07 Feb. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change!

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Colourful Caribbean underwater world

Eye to eye with parrotfishes, ocean turtles and damselfishes – the Tobago Cays and St Lucia are considered the best diving and snorkelling haunts in the Caribbean. The crystal-clear water with tropical temperatures offers metres deep views and invites to excursions through fascinating, colourful underwater worlds full of craggy coral riffs.

Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme

SC-2004

Category

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 5,155 US$ 5,555 US$ 6,095 US$ 7,055 US$ 7,595 US$ 7,895 US$ 9,095 US$ 10,095 US$ 10,995 US$ 6,955

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5

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Ten islands in a fortnight: Beat the winter blues with colourful underwater worlds, sunny beaches and the Caribbean zest for life. Tobago: an island paradise

French flair on the Îles des Saintes

The small fishing village of Charlotteville is situated in Tobago’s idyllic Man-O-War Bay and can only be reached overland via a steep road which cuts through the rainforest. With the ship anchored in the town’s picturesque bay, you will have plenty of time to discover the island.

Roughly 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) off Guadeloupe, the Îles des Saintes rise green from the sea. Columbus, who set foot on them on All Saints’ Day in 1493, gave the “holy islands” their name. Terre-de-Haut is the most charming of the eight isles: Beneath the historical Fort Napoléon, you can take a relaxed stroll through the little town and enjoy the French flair of its bars, cafés and boutiques.

A delight for all the senses: Grenada, the island of spice

There is a reason why nutmeg is immortalised on this country’s national flag. Since colonial times, nutmeg – along with cloves, cinnamon and ginger – has been one of the island’s most important export goods. If the aromatic fragrance of the tropics were to have a name, it would have to be “Grenada”. Snorkellers’ paradise in the Tobago Cays

For many, life under water is a fascinating world – one that becomes even more magical the closer you get. The Tobago Cays’ Horseshoe Reef is such a place. This horseshoe-shaped coral reef encloses four small islands that glow in rich shades of green. The sea, in contrast, embraces turquoise, emerald and every shade of blue. Stunning islands: St Lucia and Dominica

Although St Lucia is not considered a saint by everyone, the island is certainly the true queen of this idyllic realm. Even from a distance, its twin volcanic peaks, the Pitons, proffer a regal greeting to the approaching Sea Cloud. And once we have docked, the island welcomes us with its lush tropical scenery. Dominica, unofficially dubbed “Nature Island”, is proud of its unspoilt scenery. One of its national parks is even a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Relaxed luxury on St Barths

Ever since billionaire David Rockefeller discovered the island for himself in the 1960s, St Barthélemy has been a favourite destination for the international jetset. You spend some time on one of the glorious beaches, then stroll along the luxurious promenade, and bring the day to a relaxed close enjoying a sundowner while gazing at the impressive private yachts in Gustavia’s harbour. Beach paradise and pirates’ island: Antigua

The island is said to have exactly 365 fine sandy beaches, one for each day of the year. Nevertheless, in 1493 Columbus still passed Antigua by. Others were more interested: French and English conquerors fought pirates for hegemony until Admiral Nelson secured the island with a naval base. Its old fortifications can still be visited today. Idyllic sailing along the trade winds

In winter and spring the Caribbean trade winds offer perfect speeds and consistency and deliver wonderful air and water temperatures. The many hours spent out at sea are a real joy for the tall ship.


Antigua Atlantic Ocean Îles des Saintes Dominica Caribbean Sea St Lucia Bequia Union Island

Barbados

Grenada Tobago

All beverages and shore excursions included!

Immerse yourself into Caribbean diversity on the Lesser Antilles and the Grenadines: Barbados – Barbados Sea Cloud

14 nights 31 Jan. to 14 Feb. 2020 SC-200405 31 Jan. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the Sea C loud . 01 Feb. Man-O-War Bay/Tobago 16.00 02 Feb. Man-O-War Bay/Tobago 13.30 Excursion to the Argyle waterfall. 03 Feb. St George’s/Grenada 13.30 24.00 Island tour or hike to the Morne Gazo; transfer to the beach. 04 Feb. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 16.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 21.00 05 Feb. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 13.30 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or beach visit. 06 Feb. Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 14.00 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion.

07 Feb. 08 Feb. 09 Feb. 10 Feb. 11 Feb. 12 Feb. 13 Feb. 14 Feb.

Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 22.00 At sea Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 14.00 Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.00 24.00 Snorkelling excursion. St John’s/Antigua 13.30 19.00 Island tour with Nelson’s Dockyard or catamaran tour. Cabrits/Dominica 13.30 Walk in the national park. Cabrits/Dominica 06.00 Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Itinerary subject to change!

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Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme Category

SC-200405

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 9,795 US$ 10,555 US$ 11,585 US$ 13,395 US$ 14,435 US$ 14,995 US$ 17,285 US$ 19,185 US$ 20,895 US$ 13,215

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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St Barthélemy


St Barthélemy

Atlantic Ocean

Antigua

Îles des Saintes Dominica

Caribbean Sea Barbados

All beverages and shore excursions included!

Soaking up the winter sun – on the warm trade wind to the diverse archipelago of the Grenadines: Barbados – Barbados Idyllic sailing along the trade winds

In winter and spring the Caribbean trade winds offer perfect speeds and consistency and deliver wonderful air and water temperatures. The many hours spent out at sea are a real joy for the tall ship. French style on the ÎIes des Saintes

The ÎIes des Saintes give such a welcoming first impression, though the historical Fort Napoléon that towers over the main island is a reminder of less peaceful times. This small town’s promenade is perfect for taking a stroll, and the savoir-vivre of life here unfolds against a backdrop of the glowing pastel colours of the Caribbean. The jet-set island of St Barths

SEA CLOUD

7 nights 07 Feb. to 14 Feb. 2020 SC-2005 07 Feb. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the SEA C LOUD . 08 Feb. At sea 09 Feb. Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 14.00 10 Feb. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.00 24.00 Snorkelling excursion. 11 Feb. St John’s/Antigua 13.30 19.00 Island tour with Nelson’s Dockyard or catamaran tour. 12 Feb. Cabrits/Dominica 13.30 Walk in the national park. 13 Feb. Cabrits/Dominica 06.00 14 Feb. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change!

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Although many like to call it “St Barths” for short, the island’s official name is St Barthélemy. Having seen several different owners, the land was finally bought by France in 1877 and is now firmly in the hands of the jetset. Elegant Gustavia entices with classy goods and glamour hidden away behind restored facades, and the harbour hosts luxury yachts with famous owners. Beach paradise and pirates’ island: Antigua

The island is said to have exactly 365 fine sandy beaches, one for each day of the year. Nevertheless, in 1493 Columbus still passed Antigua by. Others were more interested: French and English conquerors fought pirates for hegemony until Admiral Nelson secured the island with a naval base. Its old fortifications can still be visited today.

Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme Category

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

SC-2005 US$ 5,155 US$ 5,555 US$ 6,095 US$ 7,055 US$ 7,595 US$ 7,895 US$ 9,095 US$ 10,095 US$ 10,995 US$ 6,955

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Virgin Gorda Anguilla St Maarten St Barthélemy

© 2017 Rosemond Gréaux

Îles des Saintes

Caribbean Sea

St Lucia Bequia

Barbados

Union Island

All beverages and shore excursions included!

Sailing Together

Prime seat for the SEA CLOUD at top-class sailing event – spectacular super yachts in the St Barths Bucket Regatta: Barbados – St Maarten Snorkellers’ paradise in the Tobago Cays

For many, life under water is a fascinating world – one that becomes even more magical the closer you get. The Tobago Cays’ Horseshoe Reef is such a place. This horseshoe-shaped coral reef encloses four small islands that glow in rich shades of green. The sea, in contrast, embraces turquoise, emerald and every shade of blue. French style on the ÎIes des Saintes

The ÎIes des Saintes give such a welcoming first impression, though the historical Fort Napoléon that towers over the main island is a reminder of less peaceful times. This small town’s promenade is perfect for taking a stroll, and here the savoir-vivre unfolds against a backdrop of the glowing pastel colours of the Caribbean. Regatta on the jet-set island of St Barths

The fact that St Barths can only be reached by small aircraft often attracts international celebrities who come to enjoy relaxing days on the tranquil beach or head to the capital of Gustavia. A highlight for sports fans is the Bucket Regatta, a remarkable sailing event which is held in March every year and sees 30 stylish superyachts compete against one another.

SEA CLOUD

10 nights 13 Mar. to 23 Mar. 2020 SC-2010 13 Mar. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD. 14 Mar. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 14.00 24.00 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or beach visit. 15 Mar. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 17.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays. 16 Mar. Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 14.00 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion. 17 Mar. Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 13.30 18 Mar. At sea 19 Mar. North Sound/Virgin Gorda 08.00 13.30 “The Baths” or “Spring Bay” or snorkelling excursion. Sail together with SEA CLOUD II. 20 Mar. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 08.00 Snorkelling excursion. Watch the Bucket Regatta. Special: Visit to the SEA CLOUD II. 21 Mar. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 24.00 Watch the Bucket Regatta. 22 Mar. Cove Bay/Anguilla 08.00 13.30 Philipsburg/St Maarten 19.00 23 Mar. Philipsburg/St Maarten Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change!

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A lecturer accompanies the trip

Knowledge, entertainment and facts – our expert is on hand to give talks on a wide variety of specialist subjects. He will also be on board to answer any questions that you may have.

Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme Category

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

SC-2010 US$ 7,345 US$ 7,945 US$ 8,695 US$ 10,075 US$ 10,845 US$ 11,285 US$ 12,995 US$ 14,395 US$ 15,695 US$ 9,945

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Atlantic Ocean


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SPAIN

Lisbon

Valencia Alicante

Huelva Jerez de la

Málaga

Frontera

Cádiz Mediterranean Sea Atlantic Ocean ALGERIA

MOROCCO

Journey along the Andalusian coast, visiting proud seafarers’ cities and Moorish palaces: Lisbon – Valencia An enchanted farewell to Lisbon

As the S ea C loud pulls out of Lisbon, you will be treated to unique panoramic views of the Tagus. The epic Monument to the Discoveries is dedicated to Henry the Navigator. The Torre de Belém, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, celebrates the country’s glory during its time as a colonial power. Andalusia’s green side: Doñana National Park

On the Andalusian coast, a multifarious nature paradise hides among reeds and water iris, salt marshes and bluffs. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, the Doñana National Park is the most important wetland in Spain and home to more than 250 species of birds. An extensive network of hiking trails touches on lagoons, dune landscapes and riparian woodlands.

Sea Cloud

7 nights 21 Apr. to 28 Apr. 2020 SC-2014 21 Apr. Lisbon/Portugal 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Lisbon. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 22 Apr. At sea 23 Apr. Huelva/Spain 08.00 18.00 Excursion to the Doñana National Park.* 24 Apr. Cádiz/Spain 08.00 13.30 Cádiz and Jerez de la Frontera with sherry tasting.* 25 Apr. Málaga/Spain 13.30 21.00 City walking tour and visit to the cathedral.* 26 Apr. At sea 27 Apr. Alicante/Spain 08.30 13.30 City tour and visit to the castle.* 28 Apr. Valencia/Spain 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

The gentle pace of life in Cádiz

History comes alive in the city of Cádiz. One of Europe’s oldest cities, this charming harbour town boasts a beautiful cathedral and baroque buildings, a tranquil old town and defiant watch towers. The town centre, with its delightful tapas bars, can be easily explored on foot from the harbour. And there is no shortage of good wine, as Jerez de la Frontera, with its sherry and wine cellars, is close by.

Cruise-only rates per person SC-2014

Málaga – city of culture

Category

Much more than just “Costa” and “Sol”: As the second largest city in Andalusia, in recent years Málaga has evolved into a true destination of culture. Next to classic sites like the cathedral and the Moorish Alcazaba, Picasso’s birthplace entices with suprisingly varied museums that focus on topics from archaeology and modern art to automobile design, wine, and glass.

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 4,855 US$ 5,255 US$ 5,795 US$ 6,755 US$ 7,295 US$ 7,595 US$ 8,795 US$ 9,795 US$ 10,695 US$ 6,655

US$ 5,155 US$ 5,555 US$ 6,095 US$ 7,055 US$ 7,595 US$ 7,895 US$ 9,095 US$ 10,095 US$ 10,995 US$ 6,955

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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PORTUGAL


Nice FRANCE

Sète

Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Antibes

Collioure

SPAIN

Mediterranean Sea Barcelona

Southern France in May – a long weekend between artists’ colonies, fishing villages and Côte d’Azur chic: Barcelona – Nice The small port town of Collioure

A tiny chapel on the rock, a picturesque fortified church and the mighty Château Royal are the first sights to greet you as you approach this small port from the sea. Collioure is a textbook example of a charming fishing village that has always attracted painters and poets thanks to its idyllic coastal location, colourful facades and fascinating light. Little Venice in Languedoc: Sète

To one side the blue of the lagoon, as smooth as glass, and the Mediterranean Sea opposite: Sète has found itself a comfortable spot by the water. With its colourful facades, canals and bridges, the little port is considered the “Venice of Languedoc”. Strolling through the lively “Vieux Port”, the old harbour, will whet your appetite for specialities like fresh oysters or Tielle, an octopus pie.

Sea Cloud

4 nights 02 May to 06 May 2020 SC-2016 02 May Barcelona/Spain 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Barcelona. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 03 May Collioure/France 13.30 19.00 Collioure and Fauvism.* 04 May Sète/France 08.00 13.00 City tour with oyster tasting.* 05 May Antibes/France 14.00 Excursion to Saint-Paul-de-Vence.* 06 May Antibes/France 05.00 Nice/France 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Saint-Paul-de-Vence, a village full of art

Small galleries, cafés and artists’ studios framed by vine-covered walls from the 13th century – Saint-Paul-deVence is a paradise for art lovers and romantics. In contrast to the charming medieval flair of this quaint mountain village, the museum of the Maeght Foundation presents modern masterpieces by renowned artists including Chagall, Miró, Giacometti, and others.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2016 and SC-2017A (page 75), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person Category

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

SC-2016

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

US$ 2,775 US$ 2,995 US$ 3,295 US$ 3,825 US$ 4,175 US$ 4,325 US$ 5,025 US$ 5,595 US$ 6,095 US$ 3,795

US$ 2,945 US$ 3,165 US$ 3,465 US$ 3,995 US$ 4,345 US$ 4,495 US$ 5,195 US$ 5,765 US$ 6,265 US$ 3,965

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Monte Carlo Aix-en-Provence Nice St Tropez Sanary-sur-Mer

ITALY

Elba Corsica

Mediterranean Sea Naples Sardinia

2-day-VIP-TICKET for the Monaco Historic Grand Prix included

Sail on the SEA CLOUD to the “Grand Prix Monaco Historique” and see the most beautiful vintage racing cars at close range: Nice – Naples Windjammer legend meets classic racers

Travel to the vintage car race in style with our historic windjammer: In Monaco, you can experience the full diversity of such a nostalgic get-together. The laid-back elegance of sailing encounters the frenzy of speed when the old racers with their roaring motors shoot through Monte Carlo’s tight curves. Grand Prix Monaco Historique

Since 1997, the renowned Automobile Club de Monaco has been organising the Monaco Historic Grand Prix a fortnight before the Formula 1 Grand Prix. Races with vintage cars and historic racers are held in the various categories and classes on the Monte Carlo racetrack. Organised in cooperation with the ACM and Bentley Owners Club, this event makes the heart of any vintage car enthusiast beat faster: The VIP terrace of the Automobile Club de Monaco affords a perfect view of the racetrack, garages and the pit lane, letting you follow every detail of the races from a true front row seat. Please note: If you do not want to join in the Monaco event, you can cancel your participation until 30 Nov. 2019 and will be reimbursed for the VIP ticket. Excursions are not offered on the two days in Monte Carlo, because the town is more or less blocked to all vehicular traffic.

Sea Cloud

7 nights 06 May to 13 May 2020 SC-2017A 06 May Nice/France 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Nice. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 07 May St Tropez/France 14.00 22.00 08 May Sanary-sur-Mer/France 08.00 18.00 Excursion to Aix-en-Provence.* 09 May Monte Carlo/Monaco 12.00 Special: The Qualifying is scheduled for today. With your VIP ticket, you can enjoy the exclusive catering on the terrace of the Automobile Club de Monaco and can follow the races at close range. During the breaks in the races, you will visit the pit lane. 10 May Monte Carlo/Monaco 17.00 Special: From the terrace of the Automobile Club de Monaco, you will enjoy the view of the parade of vintage cars and can follow the races held today on the Formula 1 racetrack. In-between visits to the pit lane are also available today. 11 May Portoferraio/Elba 14.00 19.00 Island tour.* 12 May At sea 13 May Naples/Italy 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Cruise-only rates per person Category

SC-2017A

if booked from 01 Dec. 2019 double cabin single cabin

Guaranteed cabins** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A

US$ 7,055 US$ 7,455 US$ 7,995 US$ 8,955 US$ 9,495 US$ 9,795 US$ 10,995 US$ 11,995 US$ 12,895

US$ 8,855 US$ 10,235 US$ 11,045 US$ 12,485 US$ 13,295 US$ 13,745 US$ 20,090 US$ 22,090 US$ 23,890

Early booking discount per person if booked until 30 Nov. 2019

US$

US$

300

300

** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Adriatic Sea

FRANCE


Thessaloniki

Aegean Sea

Skiathos GREECE

Piraeus

Athens

Syros

Mykonos Naxos

Folégandros

Summer sun for a week of sailing in the blue and white island world of the Sporades and Cyclades: Thessaloniki – Athens (Piraeus) True Greece: the Sporades

Rebetiko strains are drifting from a taverna, rugged rocks enclose sandy bathing beaches, chapels gleam white as chalk under a deep blue sky – does this Greek postcard idyll really exist? It does, on the Sporades! With its olive trees and pine forests, monasteries and 60 glorious beaches, Skiathos is considered the most beautiful island by many. The magic of the Cyclades

Houses like sugar cubes, blue window-frames, narrow winding streets lined with flowers, windmills and small churches – Mykonos, perhaps the most famous of the Cycladic islands, could have come straight from a book. Set against fishing boats bobbing in the harbour, elegant restaurants, quaint taverns and sophisticated cafés are perfect for whiling away the hours, and the promenade offers visitors a spectacular view of a romantic sunset.

Sea Cloud

7 nights 03 July to 10 July 2020 SC-2024 03 July Thessaloniki/Greece 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Thessaloniki. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 04 July Skiathos/Sporades 14.00 22.00 05 July Mykonos/Cyclades 18.00 24.00 06 July Naxos/Cyclades 08.00 13.00 Syros/Cyclades 19.00 07 July Syros/Cyclades 14.00 08 July Folégandros/Cyclades 08.00 13.00 09 July At sea 10 July Athens (Piraeus)/Greece 07.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change!

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The charming capital of the Cyclades

Ermoupolis, capital of the island of Syros and the entire Cyclades, was built on two hills and is a unique architectural accomplishment. A great number of monumental neo-classical buildings create the impression of a sophisticated city. As you ascend, the opulence and vastness give way to a maze of narrow passages, creating a more medieval atmosphere. And no matter where you are in this city, the cafés and taverns are filled with Greeks alone, and tourists are nowhere to be seen. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Exciting topics, background information and fascinating facts – our expert offers talks on a whole range of subjects from his specialist field.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2024 and SC-2025 (page 77), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person SC-2024

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 4,855 US$ 5,255 US$ 5,795 US$ 6,755 US$ 7,295 US$ 7,595 US$ 8,795 US$ 9,795 US$ 10,695 US$ 6,655

US$ 5,155 US$ 5,555 US$ 6,095 US$ 7,055 US$ 7,595 US$ 7,895 US$ 9,095 US$ 10,095 US$ 10,995 US$ 6,955

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Piraeus

Aegean Sea

Athens

Nauplion

Elafonisos

Mykonos

Milos

Folégandros

Astypalea

Crete

Discover the magical charm of the Cyclades and ancient treasures in the Peloponnese: Athens (Piraeus) – Athens (Piraeus) Insider tip in the Aegean Sea: Astypalea

Seen from above, Astypalea looks just like a butterfly that has landed on the blue Aegean waters. The little island jewel has kept its authentic charm to this day: Among innumerable beaches, the crystal clear water, bright white lanes and red windmill roofs, visitors will soon become one with the relaxed Greek island routine. Ancient Mycenae

Mycenae is a town steeped in history and legend. When Heinrich Schliemann began excavating an acropolis site here in 1876, he discovered 13 kilos of golden treasure, including Agamemnon’s alleged death mask. The monumental Lion Gate, the Cyclopean masonry and the Treasury of Atreus are what make Mycenae one of the most important archaeological sites in modern-day Greece.

Sea Cloud

7 nights 10 July to 17 July 2020 SC-2025 18 Aug. to 25 Aug. 2020 SC-2029 1st day Athens (Piraeus)/Greece 17.00 Guests arrive individually in Piraeus. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 2nd day Mykonos/Cyclades 16.00 24.00 3rd day Astypalea/Sporades 14.00 24.00 4th day Folégandros/Cyclades 14.00 24.00 5th day Milos/Cyclades 08.00 13.30 6th day Elafonisos/Greece 10.00 13.00 Time at the beach. 7th day Nauplion/Peloponnese 08.00 13.30 Excursion to ancient Mycenae.* 8th day Athens (Piraeus)/Greece 07.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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3,000-year-old place of longing: Nauplion

Its three fortresses and the architectural diversity of its old town show how extensively Nauplion was fought over in ancient times. Founded by Poseidon’s son Nauplios, according to legend, in the course of history the harbour town was captured by Byzantines, Venetians and Turks. At one time, it was the Greek capital and residence of Otto of Greece, a Bavarian prince. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Exciting topics, background information and fascinating facts – our expert offers talks on a whole range of subjects from his specialist field.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2025 and SC-2024 (page 76) or SC-2025A (page 78) or combine trips SC-2029 and SC-2028 (page 81), and save 10% on the cruise-only rates of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person SC-2025 SC-2029

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 4,855 US$ 5,255 US$ 5,795 US$ 6,755 US$ 7,295 US$ 7,595 US$ 8,795 US$ 9,795 US$ 10,695 US$ 6,655

US$ 5,155 US$ 5,555 US$ 6,095 US$ 7,055 US$ 7,595 US$ 7,895 US$ 9,095 US$ 10,095 US$ 10,995 US$ 6,955

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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GREECE


Venice

CROATIA

Rovinj

ITALY

Adriatic Sea Lecce

Dubrovnik

ALBANIA

Otranto

Saranda GREECE

Mediterranean Sea Sicily

Zakynthos

Piraeus Hydra Elafonisos

Athens

Beaches, easy pleasures and world heritage – the taste of summer between Peloponnese and the Floating City: Athens (Piraeus) – Venice Hydra: a true individual

Visible from the island of Corfu, the ruined city of Butrint lies protected on a peninsula. Butrint is a kaleidoscope of Mediterranean history; as one of the trade centres of the ancient world, the city attracted numerous conquerors and travellers throughout the millennia. Excavations have unearthed theatres, temples and baths from the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Venetian and Ottoman periods. Consequently in 1992 UNESCO declared Butrint a World Heritage Site. The Florence of the South: Lecce

Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

Butrint: a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Lecce, situated on the heel of the Italian boot in the ruggedly romantic Apulia region, is considered one of the most beautiful towns in southern Italy. Thanks to a special form of tuff stone, the town evolved into a splendid baroque city with its richly decorated facades gleaming in white and gold. In Otranto there is no better way to see out the day than with a stroll through the lively old town. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Exciting topics, background information and fascinating facts – our expert offers talks on a whole range of subjects from his specialist field.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2025A and SC-2025 (page 77) or SC-2026 (page 79), and save 10% on the cruise-only rates of the lower-priced trip.

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10 nights 17 July to 27 July 2020 SC-2025A 17 July Athens (Piraeus)/Greece 17.00 Guests arrive individually in Piraeus. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 18 July Hydra/Greece 08.00 13.00 19 July Elafonisos/Greece 10.30 13.00 Time at the beach. 20 July Zakynthos/Greece 09.00 13.00 City walking tour.* 21 July Saranda/Albania 13.30 19.00 The excavations of Butrint.* 22 July Otranto/Italy 16.00 23 July Otranto/Italy 14.00 Excursion to the baroque city of Lecce.* 24 July Dubrovnik/Croatia 16.00 24.00 Walking tour through the old town.* 25 July At sea 26 July Rovinj/Croatia 14.00 21.00 Excursion to the Istrian countryside and tasting of regional specialities.* 27 July Venice/Italy 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Fishing boats and luxury yachts, galleries and donkeydrawn carts – on Hydra the past meets modern art, rustic charm and effortless style in a way that is truly unique. The entire small island, with its traditional merchants’ and captains’ houses, is listed as a heritage site. As cars are forbidden there, this little gem has a timeless feel that has been perfectly preserved.

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Cruise-only rates per person SC-2025A

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 6,915 US$ 7,515 US$ 8,265 US$ 9,645 US$ 10,415 US$ 10,855 US$ 12,565 US$ 13,965 US$ 15,265 US$ 9,515

US$ 7,345 US$ 7,945 US$ 8,695 US$ 10,075 US$ 10,845 US$ 11,285 US$ 12,995 US$ 14,395 US$ 15,695 US$ 9,945

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services


SLOVENIA CROATIA

Rovinj BOSNIAHERZEGOVINA

Zadar Sibenik Hvar Korcula

ITALY

Adriatic Sea

Follow the trail of Venetian merchants to magnificent palaces, charming cities and nature’s treasures of the Adriatic Sea: Venice – Venice An enchanted farewell to Venice

No other farewell is as romantic and melancholic as the route taken by the S ea C loud as it leaves the Floating City. Our tall ship slowly sails past all of Venice’s famous buildings and offers a panoramic view of the magnificent St Mark’s Square, the Campanile, the Bridge of Sighs and the Doge’s Palace. Korcula, birthplace of Marco Polo

Just like his phantastic journey to China, Marco Polo’s roots are shrouded in legend. The people of Korcula, however, are convinced: The famous discoverer was born on this charming island. Wandering through the medival old town, you will find Marco Polo’s birthplace next to the Cathedral of St Mark. The Krka waterfalls

Mother Nature has carved out an extraordinary and wildly romantic water scene in the Krka National Park: Pools of foam emerge as the emerald green waters of the Krka River rush over the cliff edges of the park’s eight waterfalls. Paved hiking trails take you through this stunning wood and park landscape.

Sea Cloud

7 nights 27 July to 03 Aug. 2020 SC-2026 27 July Venice/Italy 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Venice. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 28 July Rovinj/Croatia 08.00 14.00 Excursion to the Istrian countryside and tasting of regional specialities.* 29 July Hvar/Croatia 17.00 24.00 30 July Korcula/Croatia 08.00 13.30 City walking tour.* 31 July Sibenik/Croatia 07.00 13.30 Visit to the Krka waterfalls.* 01 Aug. Zadar/Croatia 08.00 13.30 City walking tour and visit to St Donatus.* 02 Aug. Trieste/Italy 14.00 22.00 City tour including visit to Miramare Castle.* 03 Aug. Venice/Italy 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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An ancient multicultural city: Trieste

Trieste’s colourful history is reflected in its cuisine: From palatschinke to souvlaki, prosciutto to baccalà mantecato, the town has been shaped by the culinary influences of Austria, Istria and Greece. Trieste has long been considered a cultural melting pot; once a key port on the Slovenian border, it used to attract merchants from all over the world.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2026 and SC-2025A (page 78) or SC-2027 (page 80), and save 10% on the cruise-only rates of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person SC-2026

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 4,855 US$ 5,255 US$ 5,795 US$ 6,755 US$ 7,295 US$ 7,595 US$ 8,795 US$ 9,795 US$ 10,695 US$ 6,655

US$ 5,155 US$ 5,555 US$ 6,095 US$ 7,055 US$ 7,595 US$ 7,895 US$ 9,095 US$ 10,095 US$ 10,995 US$ 6,955

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Venice

Trieste


SLOVENIA

Venice

CROATIA

Piran

Ravenna

BOSNIAHERZEGOVINA

Zadar Adriatic Sea

Dubrovnik

Bay of Kotor

ITALY

Bari

A spectacular fjordscape, elegant seaside resorts, and magical ports steeped in history: Venice – Dubrovnik Ravenna – the city of mosaics

Ravenna is a real treasure chest, bursting with magnificent mosaics and well-preserved monuments, including eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Basilica of San Vitale is one such example. Although unremarkable from the outside, its mesmerising interior is covered from floor to ceiling in thousands of glistening tiles. Zadar: more than 2,000 years of history

With its modern promenade, which replaced the monotonous concrete harbour wall, Zadar has been given a new lease of life. The city’s pride and joy is the unique sea organ from which the waves coax deep soft sounds. On its steps, you can relax after strolling through the fortified old town with the monumental Church of St Donatus, the square of five wells, and four medival gates. Between modernity and tradition: Bari

Sea Cloud

7 nights 03 Aug. to 10 Aug. 2020 SC-2027 03 Aug. Venice/Italy 19.00 Guests arrive individually in Venice. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 04 Aug. Piran/Slovenia 13.30 19.00 Walking tour through the old town.* 05 Aug. Ravenna/Italy 08.00 15.00 Ravenna: the city of mosaics.* 06 Aug. Zadar/Croatia 15.00 24.00 City walking tour and visit to St Donatus.* 07 Aug. At sea 08 Aug. Bari/Italy 08.00 14.00 Walking tour through the old town.* 09 Aug. Sail through the Bay of Kotor. Dubrovnik/Croatia 16.00 City walking tour.* 10 Aug. Dubrovnik/Croatia Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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The wide boulevard Corso Emanuele II in Bari connects two very different worlds. While magnificent patrician houses and elegant shops dominate the new town, history comes alive in the old town with its labyrinth of narrow lanes. Most of this quarter has been reconstructed and so, modern tavernas and young galeries can now be found besides the Castello Svevo and numerous Apulian-Romanic churches. Sail through the Bay of Kotor

The emerald-green Gulf of Kotor sprawls over nearly 30 kilometres (18.6 miles) between rugged cliffs. The impressive bay cuts deep into the coast of Montenegro, creating a spectacular fjordscape.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2027 and SC-2026 (page 79) or SC-2028 (page 20), and save 10% on the cruise-only rates of the lower-priced trip.

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Cruise-only rates per person SC-2027

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 4,855 US$ 5,255 US$ 5,795 US$ 6,755 US$ 7,295 US$ 7,595 US$ 8,795 US$ 9,795 US$ 10,695 US$ 6,655

US$ 5,155 US$ 5,555 US$ 6,095 US$ 7,055 US$ 7,595 US$ 7,895 US$ 9,095 US$ 10,095 US$ 10,995 US$ 6,955

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services


Dubrovnik

ITALY

ALBANIA

Corfu

Saranda Aegean Sea

GREECE

Ithaka

Athens

Piraeus Nauplion

Mediterranean Sea

Monemvasia

Tales of Greek history and legends – sail the seas of Odysseus: Dubrovnik – Athens (Piraeus) Butrint: a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Visible from the island of Corfu, the ruined city of Butrint lies protected on a peninsula. Butrint is a kaleidoscope of Mediterranean history; as one of the trade centres of the ancient world, the city attracted numerous conquerors and travellers throughout the millennia. Excavations have unearthed theatres, temples and baths from the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Venetian and Ottoman periods. Consequently in 1992 UNESCO declared Butrint a World Heritage Site. Elizabeth’s favourite island – Corfu

Corfu found fame as a popular traveller’s destination as early as the 19th century. Bored of life at court, Empress Elisabeth of Austria travelled to the island and chose it to realise her dreams. She ordered a palace to be built in the style of Greek mythology and dedicated it to her favourite hero, Achilles. It is called the Achilleion.

Sea Cloud

8 nights 10 Aug. to 18 Aug. 2020 SC-2028 10 Aug. Dubrovnik/Croatia 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Dubrovnik. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 11 Aug. At sea 12 Aug. Saranda/Albania 07.00 13.00 The excavations of Butrint.* Kerkyra/Corfu 17.30 13 Aug. Kerkyra/Corfu 13.00 Achilleion and Corfu’s old town.* 14 Aug. Vathy/Ithaka 08.00 13.00 15 Aug. At sea 16 Aug. Monemvasia/Peloponnese 08.00 13.30 Country outing with olive oil tasting.* 17 Aug. Nauplion/Peloponnese 08.00 13.30 Excursion to ancient Mycenae.* 18 Aug. Athens (Piraeus)/Greece 07.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Ancient Mycenae

Mycenae is a town steeped in history and legend. When Heinrich Schliemann began excavating an acropolis site here in 1876, he discovered 13 kilos of golden treasure, including Agamemnon’s alleged death mask. The monumental Lion Gate, the Cyclopean masonry and the Treasury of Atreus are what make Mycenae one of the most important archaeological sites in modern-day Greece. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Exciting topics, background information and fascinating facts – our expert offers talks on a whole range of subjects from his specialist field.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2028 and SC-2027 (page 80) or SC-2029 (page 77), and save 10% on the cruise-only rates of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person SC-2028

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 5,555 US$ 5,995 US$ 6,625 US$ 7,725 US$ 8,335 US$ 8,655 US$ 10,055 US$ 11,195 US$ 12,235 US$ 7,595

US$ 5,895 US$ 6,335 US$ 6,965 US$ 8,065 US$ 8,675 US$ 8,995 US$ 10,395 US$ 11,535 US$ 12,575 US$ 7,935

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Adriatic Sea


ITALY

Naples

Sorrent Capri Paestum

Mediterranean Sea

Agropoli

A long weekend of sailing between the Amalfi Coast and Capri: Naples – Naples A little break from your daily routine

It is amazing how quickly a sailing cruise can remove you from the everyday hustle and bustle of life! Once the wind swells the sails and the S ea C loud sets off into the distant horizon, you step into a whole new, unique world. No matter whether you are keen to enjoy the authentic windjammer atmosphere on board or prefer to discover the charming cities onshore, hundreds of new impressions will turn your little break into a wonderful experience. The scenic Amalfi Coast

Sea Cloud

4 nights 08 Oct. to 12 Oct. 2020 SC-2035 08 Oct. Naples/Italy 24.00 Guests arrive individually in Naples. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 09 Oct. Sorrent/Italy 08.00 13.30 The enchanting Amalfi Coast.* 10 Oct. Capri/Italy 08.00 17.00 11 Oct. Agropoli/Italy 07.00 14.00 The archaeological excavation site Paestum.* 12 Oct. Naples/Italy 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Violet bougainvillea in front of pastel pink facades; houses clinging to the cliffs like swallows’ nests; a grand open staircase looking out onto the glistening turquoise sea – Sorrent, Positano and Amalfi sometimes seem too good to be true. But the colourful, romantic fishing villages are real. In 1997, the UNESCO declared the Amalfi Coast a World Heritage Site. Capri: a dream destination

Ever since the German painter August Kopisch discovered the Blue Grotto 190 years ago, Capri has been considered the epitome of romantic Italy. With its magical light, its pleasant climate and rugged rocks, the island beauty in the Gulf of Naples still instills a yearning to travel. After a stroll through the narrow streets and a visit to the boutiques, stop for a cappuccino in the Piazzetta, and you will have the best view of the island’s hustle and bustle. UNESCO World Heritage Site Paestum

The mighty columns of Poseidon’s temple still soar into the blue Campanian sky much like they did 2,500 years ago. Together with the basilica and the Temple of Athena, they form the Doric heart of Paestum. Until its rediscovery in 1750, this Greek and later Roman colony had been hidden in the marsh and today is among the best preserved temple sites in Europe. 82

Cruise-only rates per person Category

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

SC-2035

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

US$ 2,775 US$ 2,995 US$ 3,295 US$ 3,825 US$ 4,175 US$ 4,325 US$ 5,025 US$ 5,595 US$ 6,095 US$ 3,795

US$ 2,945 US$ 3,165 US$ 3,465 US$ 3,995 US$ 4,345 US$ 4,495 US$ 5,195 US$ 5,765 US$ 6,265 US$ 3,965

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services


FRANCE

Mediterranean Sea

SPAIN

Mallorca Menorca

Valencia

Sardinia

Cagliari

Ibiza

Lipari

Palermo

Sicily

Syracuse Malta TUNISIA

ALGERIA

Baroque splendour, Sicilian gold and Mediterranean charm – a voyage to the island treasures of the Mediterranean Sea: Malta – Valencia Syracuse: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Cicero once described Syracuse as “the greatest and most beautiful of the Greek cities”. Up to a million people – three times the population of mighty Athens – are claimed to have lived there in antiquity. This city on the small island of Ortigia was later conquered first by the Romans, then by Arabs, Byzantines and Normans. They have left behind a unique architectural heritage: UNESCO declared Syracuse a World Heritage Site in 2005 due to its archaeological importance. A masterwork of mosaics: the Cappella Palatina

The narrow streets of Palermo’s historic centre with their rattling Vespa scooters and vivacious market women lead to the impressive Norman palace. Inside it you will find the famous Cappella Palatina. Its richness is simply overwhelming: The erstwhile royal chapel is decorated with elements of both Christian and Islamic style, artistic carvings and marble floors. It contains an inner room which is entirely covered with precious golden mosaics.

Sea Cloud

9 nights 19 Oct. to 28 Oct. 2020 SC-2037 19 Oct. La Valletta/Malta 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Malta. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 20 Oct. Syracuse/Sicily 08.00 14.00 The classical Syracuse.* 21 Oct. Lipari/Aeolian Islands 08.00 13.30 City tour.* 22 Oct. Palermo/Sicily 08.00 18.00 City tour including trip to the cathedral and the Cappella Palatina.* 23 Oct. At sea 24 Oct. Cagliari/Sardinia 08.00 13.30 The diversity of art in San Sperate.* 25 Oct. At sea 26 Oct. Palma de Mallorca/Spain 13.30 19.00 City tour with visit to the cathedral La Seu.* 27 Oct. Valencia/Spain 16.00 28 Oct. Valencia/Spain Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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La Seu – Palma’s Gothic cathedral

In 1230, at a site once occupied by a mosque, construction work began on the famous cathedral of St Maria in Palma de Mallorca, otherwise known as “La Seu”. Initially built in a pure Gothic style, with spires stretching up to the sky, this cathedral was given a few “modern” touches over the course of the centuries. And at the beginning of the 20th century some of the building’s interior rooms were redesigned by none other than Gaudí. A lecturer accompanies the trip

A lecturer will accompany this trip to deliver interesting and informative talks on a range of specialist subjects. Combination: Combine trips SC-2037 and SC-2038 (page 84), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person SC-2037

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 6,235 US$ 6,755 US$ 7,455 US$ 8,685 US$ 9,375 US$ 9,765 US$ 11,295 US$ 12,585 US$ 13,755 US$ 8,555

US$ 6,625 US$ 7,145 US$ 7,845 US$ 9,075 US$ 9,765 US$ 10,155 US$ 11,685 US$ 12,975 US$ 14,145 US$ 8,945

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Adriatic Sea

ITALY

Corsica


SPAIN

PORTUGAL

Valencia Alicante

Seville

Málaga

Cádiz

Mediterranean Sea

Atlantic Ocean Rabat

Casablanca MOROCCO

Marrakech

Lanzarote

ALGERIA

Gran Canaria

Sailing Together The sunny coast of Spain, Moroccan magic, and days of sailing with the SEA CLOUD II: Valencia – Las Palmas Windjammer rendezvous between Southern Spain and Morocco

Few and far between are the occasions, on which one can experience two fascinating windjammers together and directly compare their manoeuvres. Sailing from Valencia to Casablanca, the two S ea C loud sisters follow the same course for several days. When both yachts glide along side by side under full sail, they offer a truly breathtaking spectacle. Málaga – city of culture

Much more than just “Costa” and “Sol”: As the second largest city in Andalusia, in recent years Málaga has evolved into a true destination of culture. Next to classic sites like the cathedral and the Moorish Alcazaba, Picasso’s birthplace entices with suprisingly varied museums that focus on topics from archaeology and modern art to automobile design, wine, and glass. Magical Marrakech

Snake charmers and fortune tellers, jugglers and spice traders – the Djamaa el-Fna market place is the hotspot for everything that makes Marrakech a living fairytale. The red facades lining the maze of oriental streets conceal magnificent mosques, cool courtyards and luxurious gardens. Lanzarote and its famous architect

With his vision of a harmonious link between mankind and nature, César Manrique transformed Lanzarote into a work of art. This surrealist painter, architect, sculptor and conservationist created colourful wind chimes and wall mosaics, turned lava caves into homes and tirelessly fought to ensure the preservation of the natural and cultural identity of the island where he was born. Combination: Combine trips SC-2038 and SC-2037 (page 83), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

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11 nights 28 Oct. to 08 Nov. 2020 SC-2038 28 Oct. Valencia/Spain 17.00 Guests arrive individually in Valencia. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 29 Oct. Alicante/Spain 08.30 13.30 City tour and visit to the castle.* 30 Oct. At sea Sail together with Sea Cloud ii. 31 Oct. Málaga/Spain 08.00 City tour or visit to the botanical garden.* Special: Visit to the Sea Cloud ii. 01 Nov. Málaga/Spain 07.00 Sail together with Sea Cloud ii. Passing the Strait of Gibraltar at approx. 16.00. 02 Nov. Cádiz/Spain 08.00 24.00 Excursion to Seville or city walk in Cádiz.* Special: Evening event “Spanish night”. 03 Nov. At sea Sail together with Sea Cloud ii. 04 Nov. Casablanca/Morocco 07.00 20.00 Day trip to Marrakech or Rabat.* 05 Nov. At sea (until 06 Nov.) 07 Nov. Arrecife/Lanzarote 09.00 14.00 César Manriques Lanzarote.* 08 Nov. Las Palmas/Gran Canaria 07.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

Cruise-only rates per person SC-2038

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 7,625 US$ 8,265 US$ 9,095 US$ 10,595 US$ 11,465 US$ 11,925 US$ 13,825 US$ 15,395 US$ 16,795 US$ 10,465

US$ 8,095 US$ 8,735 US$ 9,565 US$ 11,065 US$ 11,935 US$ 12,395 US$ 14,295 US$ 15,865 US$ 17,265 US$ 10,935

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services


Tenerife La Gomera

Las Palmas

San Sebastián

Gran Canaria

Atlantic Ocean

S Special offer Enjoy the sunny nature of the Canaries during a quick escape from the autumn blues: Las Palmas – Las Palmas A short break from your daily routine

Neither golden autumn nor the white of winter – the last days of November are hanging over the calendar just like a sad grey rain cloud. If you don’t feel like doom and gloom, leave your daily routine and the hot water bottle behind and escape to the Islands of Eternal Spring. On the Canaries, you can recharge your batteries with plenty of sun. Sailing with the trade winds around the Canary Islands

Beautiful days of sailing are guaranteed, when the Azores high sends steady north-easterly trade winds to the Canaries. At comfortable four to five Beaufort and agreeable temperatures of around 20 degrees, the windjammer explores the sunny shores of Gran Canaria, La Gomera and Tenerife over a long weekend.

Sea Cloud

4 nights 24 Nov. to 28 Nov. 2020 SC-2040 24 Nov. Las Palmas/Gran Canaria Guests arrive individually in Las Palmas. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 25 Nov. Las Palmas/Gran Canaria 09.00 26 Nov. San Sebastián/La Gomera 07.00 18.00 Garajonay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.* 27 Nov. Santa Cruz/Tenerife 07.00 14.00 UNESCO World Heritage Site Las Cañadas del Teide.* 28 Nov. Las Palmas/Gran Canaria 07.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

Magic forest and moonscape: two famous national parks

These two UNESCO World Natural Heritage Sites could hardly be more different: While the evergreen cloud forest Garajonay at the heart of La Gomera offers fascinating scenery made up of rivers, waterfalls and dense moss, Tenerife’s Las Cañadas del Teide national park is extremely dry. With tall lava tongues and bizarre rock formations, its volcanic landscape looks almost like the surface of the moon.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2040 and SC-2041 (page 86), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person Category

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

SC-2040

Your special offer rate if booked Normal rate for comparison by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

US$ 2,945 US$ 3,175 US$ 3,485 US$ 4,035 US$ 4,335 US$ 4,515 US$ 5,185 US$ 5,755 US$ 6,285 US$ 3,975

US$ 2,485 US$ 2,715 US$ 3,025 US$ 3,575 US$ 3,875 US$ 4,055 US$ 4,725 US$ 5,295 US$ 5,825 US$ 3,515

US$ 2,655 US$ 2,885 US$ 3,195 US$ 3,745 US$ 4,045 US$ 4,225 US$ 4,895 US$ 5,465 US$ 5,995 US$ 3,685

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Santa Cruz


30°N Subtropical ridge

Gran Canaria

St Maarten

ast t h- e d Nor de win tr a Equatorial low-pressure trough

NG

SAILI

SAILING

0° Equator

Süd ostPas s

Windjammer nostalgia meets explorer spirit – the pure sailing at experience from Europe to the Caribbean: Las Palmas – St Maarten

An authentic sailing experience

SAILING

Crossing the Atlantic on a traditional tall ship is an experience that leaves a lasting impression. For 16 days your exact course is determined only by the elements. When the crew sets the sails at dizzying heights, the wind fills the canvas and the ropes stretch and creak; and you will experience a tangible sense of freedom.

Sea Cloud

16 nights 28 Nov. to 14 Dec. 2020 SC-2041 28 Nov. Las Palmas/Gran Canaria 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Las Palmas. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 29 Nov. At sea (until 13 Dec.) 14 Dec. Philipsburg/St Maarten 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change!

Following in Columbus’ footsteps

SAILING

What would have been going through Columbus’ mind as he set sail in 1492? It is virtually impossible to sail across the Atlantic in the discoverer’s footsteps without constantly considering his thoughts and ideas. Columbus had not yet discovered the trade winds, which provide ideal sailing conditions in the westerly direction during the winter months, but nowadays we know that they guarantee fantastic sailing for the S ea C loud on her way to the Caribbean.

SAILING

Relax and enjoy

SAILING

Great adventures do not always mean great effort. For 16 days we sail a westward course across the Atlantic, always heading towards a magnificent sunset. It will not be long before you sit back and relax; surrounded by vast horizons and looked after by an attentive crew, you will leave your every-day stress behind in no time at all. A lecturer accompanies the trip

SAILING

Our lecturer will come thoroughly prepared for the two weeks at sea, ready to give you fascinating insights into his/her area of expertise as part of varied and entertaining talks.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2041 and SC-2040 (page 85) or SC-2042 (page 87), and save 10% on the cruise-only rates of the lower-priced trip.

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Our travel tip: Gran Canaria n order to be absolutely sure that your luggage will accompany you on the Atlantic crossing, we recommend that you arrive in Las Palmas at least a day in advance: Pre-cruise stay in Las Palmas from 27 Nov. to 28 Nov 2020. One night bed and breakfast at Hotel Santa Catalina including island trip and transfer to the ship. Surcharge: US$ 315 per person in a double room US$ 380 per person in a single room Minimum number of participants: 10 people

Cruise-only rates per person SC-2041

Category

if booked by 30 June 2020 from 01 July 2020

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 10,495 US$ 11,445 US$ 12,675 US$ 14,865 US$ 16,095 US$ 16,785 US$ 19,495 US$ 21,795 US$ 23,865 US$ 14,645

US$ 11,185 US$ 12,135 US$ 13,365 US$ 15,555 US$ 16,785 US$ 17,475 US$ 20,185 US$ 22,485 US$ 24,555 US$ 15,335

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services


Jost van Dyke Virgin Gorda

Anguilla St Maarten St Barthélemy

Antigua

Caribbean Sea

S Special offer Escape the pre-Christmas bustle and sail to the dream coast of the British Virgin Islands: St Maarten – St Maarten The British Virgin Islands – a sailor’s paradise

With more than 60 islands and reefs (of which only 16 are inhabited), the British Virgin Islands are a real dream destination. Fans of sailing from all around the world are drawn to their idyllic and tropically warm waters, and the quaint beach bars bring together everyone from luxury yacht owners to solo sailors. It is so easy to get used to the carefree lifestyle, and with your feet in the sand as you gaze out over green hills and the tranquil sea, you will soon forget about the stresses of everyday life back home. “The Baths” – imposing granite formations

It is sometimes easy to think that this is one of nature’s fairy tales: Once upon a time, there was a giant who played with large stone marbles. His favourite playground was in Virgin Gorda, a place now called “The Baths” – a gigantic rock labyrinth made out of circular-shaped granite boulders.

Sea Cloud

7 nights 14 Dec. to 21 Dec. 2020 SC-2042 14 Dec. Philipsburg/St Maarten 18.00 Guests arrive individually in St Maarten. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud. 15 Dec. North Sound/Virgin Gorda 18.00 16 Dec. North Sound/Virgin Gorda 13.00 Excursion to “The Baths” or “Spring Bay” or snorkelling excursion.* Sail through the Sir Francis Drake Channel. Great Harbour/Jost van Dyke 19.00 17 Dec. Great Harbour/Jost van Dyke 08.00 White Bay/Jost van Dyke 09.00 16.00 18 Dec. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.30 24.00 Snorkelling excursion.* 19 Dec. Cove Bay/Anguilla 09.00 14.00 20 Dec. St John’s/Antigua 08.00 13.30 Island tour with Nelson’s Dockyard or catamaran tour.* 21 Dec. Philipsburg/St Maarten 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Relaxed luxury on St Barths

Ever since billionaire David Rockefeller discovered the island for himself in the 1960s, St Barthélemy has been a favourite destination for the international jetset. You spend some time on one of the glorious beaches, then stroll along the luxurious promenade, and bring the day to a relaxed close enjoying a sundowner while gazing at the impressive private yachts in Gustavia’s harbour. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Knowledge, entertainment and facts – our expert is on hand to give talks on a wide variety of specialist subjects. He will also be on board to answer any questions that you may have.

Combination: Combine trips SC-2042 and SC-2041 (page 86), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person SC-2042

Category

Your special offer rate if booked Normal rate for comparison by 30 June 2020 from 01 July 2020

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 5,155 US$ 5,555 US$ 6,095 US$ 7,055 US$ 7,595 US$ 7,895 US$ 9,095 US$ 10,095 US$ 10,995 US$ 6,955

US$ 3,855 US$ 4,255 US$ 4,795 US$ 5,755 US$ 6,295 US$ 6,595 US$ 7,795 US$ 8,795 US$ 9,695 US$ 5,655

US$ 4,155 US$ 4,555 US$ 5,095 US$ 6,055 US$ 6,595 US$ 6,895 US$ 8,095 US$ 9,095 US$ 9,995 US$ 5,955

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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Cruising the perfect dream of tall ships: Encounter volcanic islands, laid-back sailors' haunts and colourful underwater worlds. The British Virgin Islands – a sailor’s paradise

A delight for all the senses: Grenada, the island of spice

With more than 60 islands and reefs (of which just 16 are inhabited), the British Virgin Islands are a real dream destination. Fans of sailing from all around the world are drawn to their idyllic and tropically warm waters, and the quaint beach bars bring together everyone from luxury yacht owners to solo sailors. It is so easy to get used to the carefree lifestyle, and with your feet in the sand as you gaze out over green hills and the tranquil sea, you will soon forget about the stresses of everyday life back home.

There is a reason why nutmeg is immortalised on this country’s national flag. Since colonial times, nutmeg – along with cloves, cinnamon and ginger – has been one of the island’s most important export goods. If the aromatic fragrance of the tropics were to have a name, it would have to be “Grenada”.

Stunning islands: St Lucia and Dominica

Although St Lucia is not considered a saint by everyone, the island is certainly the true queen of this idyllic realm. Even from a distance, its twin volcanic peaks, the Pitons, proffer a regal greeting to the approaching S EA C LOUD . And once we have docked, the island welcomes us with its lush tropical scenery. Dominica, unofficially dubbed “Nature Island”, is proud of its unspoilt scenery. One of its national parks is even a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

French style on the ÎIes des Saintes

The ÎIes des Saintes give such a welcoming first impression, though the historical Fort Napoléon that towers over the main island is a reminder of less peaceful times. This small town’s promenade is perfect for taking a stroll, and the savoir-vivre of life here unfolds against a backdrop of the glowing pastel colours of the Caribbean. Luxury in a relaxed atmosphere on St Barths

Known for attracting a certain class of visitor, St Barthélemy has been a top holiday destination for the rich and famous from around the world ever since billionaire David Rockefeller discovered the island back in the 1960s. St Barths is all about quality not quantity, so you are more likely to brush shoulders with Hollywood stars than with tourists on its 22 white sandy beaches. In the capital Gustavia, houses with red roofs nestled into the green hills look just like rows of spectators in an amphitheatre, transforming the idyllic port into an impressive stage. As you walk along the luxurious promenade, you will be sure to pass by some spectacular yachts. A lecturer accompanies the trip

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Anguilla St Barthélemy

St Maarten

SEA CLOUD – CRUISES

Jost van Dyke Moskito Island

Antigua

Îles des Saintes Dominica Caribbean Sea St Lucia Bequia Carriacou Grenada

For Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Ten Caribbean pearls between the British Virgin Islands and the Grenadines: St Maarten – St Maarten SEA CLOUD

15 nights 21 Dec. 2020 to 05 Jan. 2021 SC-2043 21 Dec. Philipsburg/St Maarten 18.00 Guests arrive individually in St Maarten. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD. 22 Dec. Great Harbour/Jost van Dyke 18.00 24.00 23 Dec. Moskito Island/British Virgin Islands 08.00 17.00 Excursion to “The Baths” or snorkelling excursion.* 24 Dec. At sea 25 Dec. Cabrits/Dominica 08.00 13.30 Walk in the national park.* 26 Dec. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 13.30 24.00 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or snorkelling excursion.* 27 Dec. St George’s/Grenada 13.30 24.00 Island tour or hike to the Morne Gazo; transfer to the beach.* 28 Dec. Tyrell Bay/Carriacou 08.00 13.30

29 Dec.

30 Dec. 31 Dec. 01 Dec. 02 Dec. 03 Dec. 04 Dec. 05 Dec.

Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 13.30 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion.* Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 17.00 St John’s/Antigua 13.30 Island tour with Nelson’s Dockyard or catamaran tour.* St John’s/Antigua 08.00 Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.30 Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.30 Snorkelling excursion.* Cove Bay/Anguilla 09.00 18.00 Philipsburg/St Maarten 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Cruise-only rates per person SC-2043

Category

if booked by 30 June 2020 from 01 July 2020

GTY double cabin** 5 Upper-/lower-bed 4 3 2 1 C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 10,395 US$ 11,255 US$ 12,425 US$ 14,485 US$ 15,635 US$ 16,285 US$ 18,845 US$ 20,995 US$ 22,925 US$ 14,255

US$ 11,035 US$ 11,895 US$ 13,065 US$ 15,125 US$ 16,275 US$ 16,925 US$ 19,485 US$ 21,635 US$ 23,565 US$ 14,895

Single surcharge: Category 1-5: 50%, Category A-C: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. 5 See page 138 for included services

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The SEA CLOUD Cabin Categories

Luxury owner’s cabin No 1 (Cat. A)

No 1

A white carrara marble fireplace and bathroom, gold-plated swan neck taps, precious Louis Philippe chairs, a large varnish-finish bed in antique white (180 cm x 200 cm), gold decoration, lavish ceiling décor, a floor-to-ceiling dressing mirror and a large walk-in closet – this approx. 38 m2/410 sq ft suite, formerly occupied by Marjorie Merriweather Post, was designed to meet her demands for absolute elegance. The approx. 9 m2/97 sq ft bathroom features an antique dresser, a washbasin and a bathtub.

Luxury owner’s cabin No 2 (Cat. A)

No 2

A living space with maple panelling, a marble fireplace, a magnificently decorated bathroom, a well-sized walk-in closet and a large bed (180 cm x 200 cm) – the suite of the former owner Edward Hutton is approx. 34 m2/366 sq ft. He even made use of the suite’s bureau bookcase, which features mirrored glass. The red carrara marble bathroom is approx. 9 m2/97 sq ft and includes a bathtub, a washbasin and a dresser.

De luxe original cabin N o 3 (Cat. B)

No 3

A sage-coloured marble bathroom, walk-in closet, antique single beds (each 90 cm x 200 cm), armchairs, mirrored dresser and sideboard as well as the overall colour scheme give the cabin a certain colonial touch. Approx. 24 m2/258 sq ft, perfect for a good night’s sleep. The bathroom, approx. 4 m2/43 sq ft in size, features a bathtub.

De luxe original cabin No 4 (Cat. B)

No 4

This approx. 22 m²/237 sq ft original cabin is designed in the style of an English country house. The centerpiece of the main room is a comfortable double bed (160 cm x 200 cm) which perfectly complements the cabin’s lavish Louis XVI-style antiques. At approx. 5 m2/54 sq ft, the bathroom with bathtub is very spacious, and the walk-in closet offers sufficient storage space.

De luxe original cabin No 5 (Cat. B) Spacious, antique mahogany dressers, a marble bathroom and fireplace, mahogany décor and antique furniture, along with a well-sized walk-in closet, ensure a cosy and subtle elegance, all within a space of approx. 20 m2/215 sq ft. The two single beds (each 90 cm x 200 cm) are placed next to each other, forming a double bed; the approx. 5.4 m2/ 58 sq ft bathroom is fitted with a bathtub.

No 5 De luxe original cabin No 6 (Cat. B)

No 6

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This approx. 18 m2/194 sq ft original cabin also recreates the feel of elegant nineteen-thirties travel. The cabin’s fireplace and beautiful bathroom (approx. 4 m2/43 sq ft with a fitted shower) are made of marble; the cabin also features a generous walk-in closet. The room’s small, specially selected, antique mahogany furniture makes a graceful addition. Carefully chosen fabric colours give the entire room a very warm, sunny and light atmosphere. The large double bed measures 180 cm x 200 cm.


De luxe original cabin No 7 (Cat. B)

No 7

This room was once home to Dina, the daughter of the previous owners. The furniture, made of sophisticated maple, features mahogany inlays. The unusual layout of this cabin, with its angled fireplace, makes this approx. 24 m2/258 sq ft room (featuring two single beds, each 90 cm x 200 cm) appear larger than it actually is. The gold-plated marble bathroom, which includes a bathtub, is approx. 7 m2/75 sq ft. The cabin also features a walk-in closet.

De luxe original cabin No 8 (Cat. B)

No 8

Comfort and style become one in this approx. 25 m2/268 sq ft cabin. The room’s double bed (which features two separate single mattresses, each 90 cm x 200 cm) is an oasis of calm. Skilfully placed antique furniture and the bathroom’s grey-beige marble and gold-plated taps emphasize the timeless elegance of this cabin. The approx. 6 m2/65 sq ft bathroom includes a bathtub. A walk-in closet is also available.

De luxe outside cabin No 9 (Cat. C) Warm and bright tones dominate this approx. 20 m2/215 sq ft deluxe outside cabin fitted with a double bed (160 cm x 200 cm) and situated on the Main Deck. The cabin features a modern elegance, generous storage space and a walk-in closet. The approx. 3.6 m2/35 sq ft marble bathroom is fitted with a bathtub.

No 10

De luxe outside cabin No 10 (Cat. C) Cabins 9 and 10 are located at the end of the corridor. They have their own staircase to the Promenade Deck. This approx. 18.5 m2/198 sq ft cabin follows the same design pattern as Cabin No 9. It includes a walk-in closet as well as additional storage space and cabinets built into the cabin’s overall furnishings. The approx. 3.3 m2/39 sq ft marble bathroom features a shower.

Double-bed cabins No 30 and 31 (Cat. 1) Cat. 1 Option with beds placed together

These two double-bed cabins are located on the Captain’s and Lido Deck and feature unique corner panorama windows. Approx. 13 m2/140 sq ft in size, they offer a substantial wardrobe, a double bed with two mattresses (each 80 cm x 200 cm) and a spacious, elegant bathroom with a fitted shower.

Twin-bed cabins No 32-37 (Cat. 2)

Cat. 2

Each of these cabins features a marble bathroom with a fitted shower, two single beds (each 80 cm x 200 cm) which can be placed together, a substantially sized wardrobe and additional built-in storage space. Their location on the Captain’s and Lido Deck and their design, featuring two panorama windows, mean these approx. 13.5 m2/145 sq ft cabins feel extremely bright.

Twin-bed cabins No 18-25 (Cat. 3) Located on the Promenade Deck, each of these outside cabins also features panorama windows, a marble bathroom with a fitted shower and a substantially sized wardrobe. They are approx. 12.5 m2/135 sq ft in size with two single beds (each 80 cm x 200 cm).

Cat. 3

Twin-bed cabins No 28 and 29 (Cat. 4) These cabins are each approx. 10.5 m2/113 sq ft and located on the Promenade Deck. They are furnished similarly to Cat. 3 cabins.

Upper-/lower-bed cabins No 14-17 (Cat. 5)

Cat. 5

These approx. 9.5 m2/102 sq ft cabins with their upper and lower single beds (each 80 cm x 200 cm) once accommodated the ship’s officers, and their original features exude a romantic charm. These cabins can be ventilated with fresh air both day and night as the cabin door leads directly to the Promenade Deck beneath the bridge.

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The Sea Cloud Deck Plan

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Lido Deck Spanker Deck

Lido Bar

Blue Lagoon

Bridge

Lounge

Restaurant

Captain’s and Lido Deck

Purser

Promenade Deck

Hospital

Main Deck

Cabins with a bath, shower and WC Cabins with a shower and WC Masts Cabin Categories of S ea C loud Cat. A

Luxury owner’s cabins

Cat. 1

Double-bed cabins

Cat. 3

Twin-bed cabins

Cat. B

De luxe original cabins

Cat. 2

Cat. 4

Twin-bed cabins

Cat. C

De luxe outside cabins

Twin-bed cabins (beds can be placed together)

Cat. 5

Upper-/lower-bed cabins

Guaranteed cabin: The range of accommodation starts from Cat. 5. You will receive your exact cabin number when arriving on board. The allotment for this category is very limited.

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The Sea Cloud Sail Diagram and Technical Data

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Bowsprit Flying Jib Outer Jib Inner Jib Fore Topmast Staysail Fore Mast Fore Royal Fore Topgallant Fore Upper Topsail Fore Lower Topsail Fore Course Main Royal Staysail

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Main Topgallant Staysail Main Topmast Staysail Main Mast Sky Sail Main Royal Main Topgallant Main Upper Topsail Main Lower Topsail Main Course Mizzen Royal Staysail Mizzen Topgallant Staysail Mizzen Topmast Staysail

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Mizzen Mast Mizzen Royal Mizzen Topgallant Mizzen Upper Topsail Mizzen Lower Topsail Mizzen Course Spanker Topmast Staysail Spanker Mast Spanker Gaff Topsail Spanker Gaff Spanker Sail Spanker Boom

Technical Data Length overall: 109.50 m/360 ft Beam: 14.94 m/50 ft Draft: 5.13 m/17 ft Height of main mast above waterline: 56 m/184 ft • Total sail area: 3,000 m2/32,000 sq ft • Number of sails: 29 • Passengers: max. 64 • • • •

• Crew: approx. 60 • 32 outside cabins (of those 10 cabins are original with bathtub/WC or shower/WC and 22 cabins with shower/WC) with bathrobes, hair dryer, telephone, air conditioning, private safe • Lido deck with bar

• Restaurant (69 seats) with free seating and one sitting • Lounge with library and desk area with laptop • Hospital • Flag: Malta • Year of construction: 1931

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Sea Cloud ii

Luxury cruise meets sailing experience Who says you cannot have it all? The tall ship S ea C loud

ii

brings

together the best of two worlds: This spacious three-masted barque offers all the amenities of a modern cruise ship whilst remaining a quintessential windjammer.

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Classic, elegant, generous Constructed in 2001 as an elegant square rigger, the S ea C loud

ii

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Plenty of room for discerning travellers Four expansive decks, a lounge, library and fitness area as well as amenities like massages and cosmetics (at a charge): The

S ea C loud

ii

offers plenty of

freedom and diversity to at most 94 guests. Stylish to the very last detail, every area on board invites you to linger: In the light and airy restaurant, you dine on tables for four to eight; the sunny lido deck and the cosy lounge provide ample space for retreat as well as conviviality. On every new day, you will discover a different favourite haunt. 29 de luxe outside cabins as well as 16 junior suites and two owner suites are generously equipped with marble bathrooms, small seating corners and ample room for your personal belongings.

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Tenerife La Gomera

Gran Canaria

Atlantic Ocean WESTERN SAHARA

MAURITANIA

Santo Antão São Vicente Brava

Fogo

Santiago

SENEGAL

Cruising among different cultures – from scenic beauties in the Canaries to the diverse landscapes of Cape Verde: Las Palmas – Santiago Magic forest and moonscape: two famous national parks

These two UNESCO World Natural Heritage Sites could hardly be more different: While the evergreen cloud forest Garajonay at the heart of La Gomera offers fascinating scenery made up of rivers, waterfalls and dense moss, Tenerife’s Las Cañadas del Teide national park is extremely dry. With tall lava tongues and bizarre rock formations, its volcanic landscape looks almost like the surface of the moon. The rich cultural mix of Cape Verde

Not just geographically, Cape Verde is situated between Africa, the Caribbean and Europe. The Portuguese colony was a hub of the slave trade and exile for the religiously persecuted. Since 1461, customs, musical traditions and genes have amalgamated to the entirely new Creole culture. In 1975, the República Cabo Verde proudly declared its independence. São Vicente – native island of Cesária Évora

Violin sounds mingle with African drums, Fado meets Polka and creates musical styles like Morna, Batuque and Funaná: The Cape Verde Islands are a melting pot of world music. Cesária Évora from lively Mindelo was the isles’ most famous singer. Barefoot and with a sweet melancholy, she sang of love, hurt and hope and is still revered today as the “Queen of Morna”. Santo Antão, the island of contrast

The second largest island of Cape Verde enchants with its spectacular natural diversity. While the volcanic craters in the barren south are reminiscent of moonscapes, rocky mountainous landscapes alternate with green and fertile valleys in the north. Besides pineapples, mango trees and coconut palms, sugar cane is also grown here – and distilled into the national schnaps Grogue. 98

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10 nights 15 Nov. to 25 Nov. 2019 SCII-1936 15 Nov. Las Palmas/Gran Canaria 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Las Palmas. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 16 Nov. Santa Cruz/Tenerife 08.00 14.00 Las Cañadas del Teide, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.* 17 Nov. San Sebastián/La Gomera 08.00 14.00 Garajonay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.* 18 Nov. At sea (until 20 Nov.) 21 Nov. Mindelo/São Vicente 13.00 Cultural tour of the city.* 22 Nov. Mindelo/São Vicente 06.00 Porto Novo/Santo Antão 08.00 18.00 Drive across the island including St Paul and Fontainhas, or hike.* 23 Nov. Furna/Brava 13.30 18.00 (weather permitting) Tour across the unspoiled floral island.* 24 Nov. Porto de Vale de Cavaleiros/Fogo 08.00 18.00 (weather permitting) Excursion to the Pico di Fogo or visit to the island capital São Filipe.* 25 Nov. Praia/Santiago 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Combination: Combine trips SCII-1936 and SCII-1937 (page 99), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person Category

SCII-1936

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 6,395 US$ 7,355 US$ 8,795 US$ 9,195 US$ 9,955 US$ 11,955 US$ 12,795 US$ 9,155

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services


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30°N Subtropical ridge

Atlantic Ocean

Santiago

Barbados

ast t h- e d Nor de win tr a Equatorial low-pressure trough

ostFulfilling the dream of a lifetime – crossing the AtlanticSüdfrom Pas sat Cape Verde on board a windjammer: Santiago – Barbados

Crossing the Atlantic on a traditional tall ship is an experience that leaves a lasting impression. For 11 days your exact course is determined only by the elements. When the crew sets the sails at dizzying heights, the wind fills the canvas and the ropes stretch and creak, you will experience a tangible sense of freedom.

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11 nights 25 Nov. to 06 Dec. 2019 SCII-1937 25 Nov. Praia/Santiago 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Santiago. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 26 Nov. At sea (until 05 Dec.) 06 Dec. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

SAILING

An authentic sailing experience

Itinerary subject to change!

Great adventures do not always mean great effort. For 11 days we sail a westward course across the Atlantic, always heading towards a magnificent sunset. It will not be long before you sit back and relax; surrounded by vast horizons and looked after by an attentive crew, you will leave your every-day stress behind in no time at all. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Our lecturer will come thoroughly prepared for the Atlantic crossing, ready to give you fascinating insights into his/her area of expertise as part of varied and entertaining talks.

Combination: Combine trips SCII-1937 and SCII-1936 (page 98), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

In order to be absolutely sure that your luggage will accompany you on the Atlantic crossing, we recommend that you arrive in Praia at least a day in advance: Pre-cruise stay in Praia from 24 Nov. to 25 Nov. 2019. One night bed and breakfast in a first-class hotel, hotel transfer from the airport, full-day island tour of Santiago including lunch. Surcharge: US$ 310 per person in a double room US$ 395 per person in a single room Minimum number of participants: 10 people

SAILING

Relax and enjoy

Our travel tip: Santiago

Our travel tip: Lesser Antilles Prolong your cruise for an extra seven nights on board from/to Barbados (SCII-1938) from 06 Dec. to 13 Dec. 2019 at our attractive combination price (see pricing details). (This offer is only available in combination with the Atlantic crossing of the Sea Cloud ii in the same cabin category. The early booking incentive and other discounts are not available for these rates.)

SAILING

What would have been going through Columbus’ mind as he set sail in 1492? It is virtually impossible to sail across the Atlantic in the discoverer’s footsteps without constantly considering his thoughts and ideas. Columbus had not yet discovered the trade winds, which provide ideal sailing conditions in the westerly direction during the winter months, but nowadays we know that they guarantee fantastic sailing for the S ea C loud ii on its way to the Caribbean.

SAILING

Following in Columbus’ footsteps

Cruise-only rates per person SCII-1937

SCII-1938

Category

if booked Combination by 30 June 2019 from 01 July 2019 price

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 5,805 US$ 6,825 US$ 8,405 US$ 8,885 US$ 9,675 US$ 11,875 US$ 12,805 US$ 8,795

US$ 6,275 US$ 7,295 US$ 8,875 US$ 9,355 US$ 10,145 US$ 12,345 US$ 13,275 US$ 9,265

– US$ 3,100 US$ 3,600 US$ 4,000 US$ 4,000 US$ 4,900 US$ 4,900 –

SAILING

SAILI

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SAILING

0° Equator

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Barbados Bequia Union Island Atlantic Ocean

Grenada

Tobago

S Special offer Soaking up the winter sun – on the warm trade wind to the diverse archipelago of the Grenadines: Barbados – Barbados Tobago: an island paradise

The small fishing village of Charlotteville is situated in Tobago’s idyllic Man-O-War Bay and can only be reached overland via a steep road which cuts through the rainforest. With the ship anchored in the town’s picturesque bay, you will have plenty of time to discover the island. Grenada – the island of spice

Although Grenada has been blessed with around 45 picture-perfect beaches, the country’s real treasure remains its lush, green island interior. Deep volcanic lakes, dense rainforests, waterfalls and small river courses form the primordial backdrop for the island’s sugar cane fields and spice plantations. Not surprising that the scent of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg hangs in the air wherever you go on Grenada. The magnificent Pitons of St Lucia

Gros and Petit Piton, the two famous volcanic plugs that tower over St Lucia, could have come straight out of a tropical storybook. They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offer a spectacular panorama as the S ea C loud ii sails closely alongside their slopes.

Sea Cloud ii

7 nights 06 Dec. to 13 Dec. 2019 SCII-1938 06 Dec. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 07 Dec. Man-O-War Bay/Tobago 16.00 08 Dec. Man-O-War Bay/Tobago 13.30 Excursion to the Argyle waterfall.* 09 Dec. St George’s/Grenada 13.30 24.00 Island tour or hike to the Morne Gazo; transfer to the beach.* 10 Dec. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 16.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays.* Port Elizabeth/Bequia 21.00 11 Dec. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 13.30 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or beach visit.* 12 Dec. Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 13.00 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion.* 13 Dec. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Colourful Caribbean underwater world

Eye to eye with parrotfishes, ocean turtles and damselfishes – the Tobago Cays and St Lucia are considered the best diving and snorkelling haunts in the Caribbean. The crystal-clear water with tropical temperatures offers metres deep views and invites to excursions through fascinating, colourful underwater worlds full of craggy coral riffs.

Cruise-only rates per person Category

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

SCII-1938

Your special offer rate if booked Normal rate for comparison by 30 June 2019 from 01 July 2019

US$ 4,495 US$ 5,155 US$ 6,155 US$ 6,455 US$ 6,955 US$ 8,355 US$ 8,955 US$ 6,395

US$ 3,695 US$ 4,355 US$ 5,355 US$ 5,655 US$ 6,155 US$ 7,555 US$ 8,155 US$ 5,595

US$ 3,995 US$ 4,655 US$ 5,655 US$ 5,955 US$ 6,455 US$ 7,855 US$ 8,455 US$ 5,895

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Atlantic Ocean Antigua

Îles des Saintes Dominica

Caribbean Sea

Barbados

S Special offer Caribbean joie de vivre, natural splendours and holiday flair with French style: Barbados – Barbados Idyllic sailing along the trade winds

In winter and spring the Caribbean trade winds offer perfect speeds and consistency and deliver wonderful air and water temperatures. The many hours spent out at sea are a real joy for the tall ship. French style on the ÎIes des Saintes

The ÎIes des Saintes give such a welcoming first impression, though the historical Fort Napoléon that towers over the main island is a reminder of less peaceful times. This small town’s promenade is perfect for taking a stroll, and the savoir-vivre of life here unfolds against a backdrop of the glowing pastel colours of the Caribbean. The jet-set island of St Barths

Although many like to call it “St Barths” for short, the island’s official name is St Barthélemy. Having seen several different owners, the land was finally bought by France in 1877 and is now firmly in the hands of the jetset. Elegant Gustavia entices with classy goods and glamour hidden away behind restored facades, and the harbour hosts luxury yachts with famous owners. Beach paradise and pirates’ island: Antigua

The island is said to have exactly 365 fine sandy beaches, one for each day of the year. Nevertheless, in 1493 Columbus still passed Antigua by. Others were more interested: French and English conquerors fought pirates for hegemony until Admiral Nelson secured the island with a naval base. Its old fortifications can still be visited today.

Sea Cloud ii

7 nights 13 Dec. to 20 Dec. 2019 SCII-1939 13 Dec. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 14 Dec. At sea 15 Dec. Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 14.00 16 Dec. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.00 24.00 Snorkelling excursion.* 17 Dec. St John’s/Antigua 13.30 19.00 Island tour with Nelson’s Dockyard or catamaran tour.* 18 Dec. Cabrits/Dominica 13.30 Walk in the national park.* 19 Dec. Cabrits/Dominica 06.00 20 Dec. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Combination: Combine trips SCII-1939 and SCII-1940 (page 105), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person Category

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

SCII-1939

Your special offer rate if booked Normal rate for comparison by 30 June 2019 from 01 July 2019

US$ 4,495 US$ 5,155 US$ 6,155 US$ 6,455 US$ 6,955 US$ 8,355 US$ 8,955 US$ 6,395

US$ 3,195 US$ 3,855 US$ 4,855 US$ 5,155 US$ 5,655 US$ 7,055 US$ 7,655 US$ 5,095

US$ 3,495 US$ 4,155 US$ 5,155 US$ 5,455 US$ 5,955 US$ 7,355 US$ 7,955 US$ 5,395

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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St Barthélemy


A relaxing getaway before Christmas – setting sail for ten treasure islands in the maritime paradise of the Lesser Antilles. Tobago: an island paradise

Idyllic sailing along the trade winds

The small fishing village of Charlotteville is situated in Tobago’s idyllic Man-O-War Bay and can only be reached overland via a steep road which cuts through the rainforest. With the ship anchored in the town’s picturesque bay, you will have plenty of time to discover the island.

In winter and spring the Caribbean trade winds offer perfect speeds and consistency and deliver wonderful air and water temperatures. The many hours spent out at sea are a real joy for the tall ship.

Grenada – the island of spice

Although Grenada has been blessed with around 45 picture-perfect beaches, the country’s real treasure remains its lush, green island interior. Deep volcanic lakes, dense rainforests, waterfalls and small river courses form the primordial backdrop for the island’s sugar cane fields and spice plantations. Not surprising that the scent of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg hangs in the air wherever you go on Grenada. The magnificent Pitons of St Lucia

Gros and Petit Piton, the two famous volcanic plugs that tower over St Lucia, could have come straight out of a tropical storybook. They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offer a spectacular panorama as the S ea C loud ii sails closely alongside their slopes. Colourful Caribbean underwater world

Eye to eye with parrotfishes, ocean turtles and damselfishes – the Tobago Cays and St Lucia are considered the best diving and snorkelling haunts in the Caribbean. The crystal-clear water with tropical temperatures offers metres deep views and invites to excursions through fascinating, colourful underwater worlds full of craggy coral riffs.

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French style on the ÎIes des Saintes

The ÎIes des Saintes give such a welcoming first impression, though the historical Fort Napoléon that towers over the main island is a reminder of less peaceful times. This small town’s promenade is perfect for taking a stroll, and the savoir-vivre of life here unfolds against a backdrop of the glowing pastel colours of the Caribbean. The jet-set island of St Barths

Although many like to call it “St Barths” for short, the island’s official name is St Barthélemy. Having seen several different owners, the land was finally bought by France in 1877 and is now firmly in the hands of the jetset. Elegant Gustavia entices with classy goods and glamour hidden away behind restored facades, and the harbour hosts luxury yachts with famous owners. Beach paradise and pirates’ island: Antigua

The island is said to have exactly 365 fine sandy beaches, one for each day of the year. Nevertheless, in 1493 Columbus still passed Antigua by. Others were more interested: French and English conquerors fought pirates for hegemony until Admiral Nelson secured the island with a naval base. Its old fortifications can still be visited today.


Atlantic Ocean

Antigua

Îles des Saintes Dominica

St Lucia Caribbean Sea Bequia Union Island

Barbados

Grenada Tobago

S Special offer A fortnight of sailing in the Caribbean with lush nature parks, charming sailors’ haunts and snorkelling paradises: Barbados – Barbados Sea Cloud ii

14 nights 06 Dec. to 20 Dec. 2019 SCII-193839 06 Dec. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 07 Dec. Man-O-War Bay/Tobago 16.00 08 Dec. Man-O-War Bay/Tobago 13.30 Excursion to the Argyle waterfall.* 09 Dec. St George’s/Grenada 13.30 24.00 Island tour or hike to the Morne Gazo; transfer to the beach.* 10 Dec. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 16.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays.* Port Elizabeth/Bequia 21.00 11 Dec. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 13.30 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or beach visit.* 12 Dec. Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 13.00 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion.*

13 Dec. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 22.00 Transfer to the beach.* 14 Dec. At sea 15 Dec. Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 14.00 16 Dec. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.00 24.00 Snorkelling excursion.* 17 Dec. St John’s/Antigua 13.30 19.00 Island tour with Nelson’s Dockyard or catamaran tour.* 18 Dec. Cabrits/Dominica 13.30 Walk in the national park.* 19 Dec. Cabrits/Dominica 06.00 20 Dec. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Cruise-only rates per person SCII-193839

Category

Your special offer rate if booked Normal rate for comparison by 30 June 2019 from 01 July 2019

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 8,535 US$ 9,795 US$ 11,695 US$ 12,265 US$ 13,215 US$ 15,875 US$ 17,015 US$ 12,145

US$ 6,565 US$ 7,825 US$ 9,725 US$ 10,295 US$ 11,245 US$ 13,905 US$ 15,045 US$ 10,175

US$ 7,135 US$ 8,395 US$ 10,295 US$ 10,865 US$ 11,815 US$ 14,475 US$ 15,615 US$ 10,745

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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St Barthélemy


The perfect break from winter: Discover colourful reefs, enchanting colonial ports and the varied cultures of the Caribbean. Snorkellers’ paradise in the Tobago Cays

For many, life under water is a fascinating world – one that becomes even more magical the closer you get. The Tobago Cays’ Horseshoe Reef is such a place. This horseshoe-shaped coral reef encloses four small islands that glow in rich shades of green. The sea, in contrast, embraces turquoise, emerald and every shade of blue. Grenada – the island of spice

Although Grenada has been blessed with around 45 picture-perfect beaches, the country’s real treasure remains its lush, green island interior. Deep volcanic lakes, dense rainforests, waterfalls and small river courses form the primordial backdrop for the island’s sugar cane fields and spice plantations. Not surprising that the scent of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg hangs in the air wherever you go on Grenada. A multicoloured trio: the ABC islands

Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao – these three islands off the coast of Venezuela might mark the start to a Caribbean alphabet. Aruba’s “A” could also stand for aloe: For many years, the lively island was the world’s largest exporter of this medicinal plant. While the divers’ paradise Bonaire

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displays its blaze of colours mostly underwater, Curaçao or “Little Amsterdam” enchants visitors with its colonial architecture in a variety of pretty pastels. Idyllic sailing along the trade winds

Throughout winter and spring, the Caribbean trade winds provide ideal speeds and perfect stability while delivering extremely pleasant air and water temperatures. The many hours out at sea are a real joy for the tall ship and a delight for those looking to enjoy the freedom beneath the sails. All this in stunning waters. Cartagena’s colonial centre

When in the old days, the Spanish fleet entered the port twice a year to sell weapons and horses and load gold, silver and gems, all of Cartagena was out and about. Founded in 1533, the historic town exudes the flair of colonial times until today. With its colourful houses, Andalusian palaces and numerous churches, the historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Knowledge, entertainment and facts – our expert is on hand to give talks on a wide variety of specialist subjects. He will also be on board to answer any questions that you may have.


Caribbean Sea St Lucia Barbados Bequia

Aruba Bonaire Curaçao

Union Island Grenada

Cartagena Colón PANAMA

Panama City VENEZUELA COLOMBIA

Sunny holidays ahead – 14 days of cruising among the Grenadines, the ABC islands and Central America: Barbados – Panama City (Colón) SEA CLOUD II

14 nights 20 Dec. 2019 to 03 Jan. 2020 SCII-1940 20 Dec. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD II. 21 Dec. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 14.00 24.00 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary.* 22 Dec. Soufrière/St Lucia 13.00 17.00 Excursion to the botanical gardens and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion.* 23 Dec. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 17.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays.* 24 Dec. St George’s/Grenada 08.00 14.00 Island tour or hike to the Morne Gazo; transfer to the beach.* 25 Dec. At sea 26 Dec. At sea

27 Dec.

28 Dec. 29 Dec. 30 Dec. 31 Dec. 01 Jan. 02 Jan. 03 Jan.

Kralendijk/Bonaire 08.00 24.00 Island tour including Gotomeer Lake and flamingos; transfer to the beach.* Willemstad/Curaçao 08.00 18.00 Island trip and city walking tour.* Oranjestad/Aruba 08.00 13.00 “Aloe” island trip; transfer to the beach.* At sea Cartagena/Colombia 14.00 City tour.* Cartagena/Colombia 13.00 At sea Panama City (Colón)/Panama 07.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Cruise-only rates per person

Combination: Combine trips SCII-1940 and SCII-1939 (page 101), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

SCII-1940

Category

if booked by 30 June 2019 from 01 July 2019

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 8,395 US$ 9,695 US$ 11,695 US$ 12,295 US$ 13,295 US$ 16,095 US$ 17,295 US$ 12,195

US$ 8,995 US$ 10,295 US$ 12,295 US$ 12,895 US$ 13,895 US$ 16,695 US$ 17,895 US$ 12,795

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Diverse days of sailing to beach paradises, national parks and the trendy metropolis Panama City. Small countries with a lot of natural diversity: Costa Rica and Panama

As small as Panama and Costa Rica appear on the map, they are home to more species of plants and animals than can be found in all of Northern America and Europe combined. Both countries have placed more than a quarter of their total area under protection and offer the impressive number of more than 200 national parks, forest reserves and game sanctuaries. During this trip, a multitude of different landscapes presents itself – from rain forests and tropical flower paradises to mystical mangrove woods and beautiful beaches. Costa Rica’s Pacific coast: perfect sailing waters

The sea surrounding Costa Rica is the perfect place for sailing – and the S EA C LOUD II is the perfect yacht to sail in. Our ship will cruise between the far-flung national parks, ensuring that you arrive completely refreshed and ready to begin each new adventure on land. The picture-perfect beaches of Costa Rica and Panama

On the tranquil coasts of Costa Rica and Panama, unforget-table natural scenery and beautiful relaxing beaches are just a few steps apart. Paradisiacal conservation areas blend into charming bays, and shady palms line the beaches as if on a picture postcard. And if you really just want to relax, you will find the perfect place to do so in the soft sands of Coiba, Tortuga and the Pearl Islands.

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Fascinating Panama Canal

This masterpiece of engineering art has been connecting the Pacific with the Atlantic for more than 100 years. In 2016, its extension was opened: Within nine years, 40,000 workers had used 192,000 tons of steel in order to enable the passage of giant freighters carrying up to 14,000 containers. Passing through the mighty locks during the day is a rather special experience. Megacity in the jungle: Panama City

As an international trade centre, gate to the Panama Canal and starting point for excursions to spectacular national parks, Panama City has evolved into a lively trend metropolis. Away from the sparkling skyline, time still moves at a different pace in the old quarter of the Casco Viejo: Strolling along grand old boulevards lined with bougainvillea is like walking right back into colonial times. A lecturer accompanies the trip

You are bound to have some questions about all the fascinating flora and fauna found in the national parks we visit during this cruise. For that reason, a scientist who knows all there is to know about the region’s varying ecosystems will be on board to provide you with the answers. He will be joining us for the entire journey, giving talks and accompanying us on excursions.


NICARAGUA

Atlantic Ocean

Playas del Coco Puntarenas COSTA RICA Islas San José Tortugas Quepos

Colón

Panama City

Panama Canal

Casa Orquideas

PANAMA

Pearl Islands

Coiba National Park

Pacific Ocean

All beverages included!

Passing through the Panama Canal en route to unique natural treasures in Costa Rica and Panama: San José (Puntarenas) – Panama City (Colón) SEA CLOUD II

10 nights 13 Jan. to 23 Jan. 2020 SCII-2002 13 Jan. San José (Puntarenas)/Costa Rica 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Puntarenas. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD II. 14 Jan. At sea 15 Jan. Playas del Coco/Costa Rica 06.00 14.00 Boat trip in the Palo Verde National Park.* 16 Jan. Islas Tortugas/Costa Rica 08.00 18.00 Day at the beach. 17 Jan. Quepos/Costa Rica 06.00 14.00 Excursion to a national park.* 18 Jan. Casa Orquideas/Costa Rica 09.00 12.00 Visit to a botanical garden.*

19 Jan. 20 Jan. 21 Jan. 22 Jan.

23 Jan.

Coiba National Park/Panama 08.00 14.00 At sea Pearl Islands/Panama 13.00 19.00 Day sailing through the Panama Canal from approximately 07.00 to 18.00. Colón/Panama approx. 20.00 Panama City (Colón)/Panama Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme

Combination: Combine trips SCII-2002 and SCII-2003 (page 109), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Category

SCII-2002

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 7,175 US$ 8,065 US$ 9,475 US$ 9,975 US$ 10,745 US$ 12,765 US$ 13,665 US$ 9,875

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Lake Nicaragua


Mystical Maya sites, colourful coral reefs, atmospheric Cuba and relaxation with a rhythm of your very own. Megacity in the jungle: Panama City

The world’s second largest coral reef

As an international trade centre, gate to the Panama Canal and starting point for excursions to spectacular national parks, Panama City has evolved into a lively trend metropolis. Away from the sparkling skyline, time still moves at a different pace in the old quarter of the Casco Viejo: Strolling along grand old boulevards lined with bougainvillea is like walking right back into colonial times.

The Belize Barrier Reef is a 256-kilometre-long (159 miles) reef system which contains countless small coral islands. The Lighthouse Reef Atoll features a particularly special natural wonder: the Great Blue Hole. This circular submarine sinkhole, with a diameter of over 300 metres (0.19 miles), was formed during the last ice age and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Donning your snorkel and getting an underwater view is obviously another great way to discover the impressive beauty of the reef.

The Bocas del Toro National Park

Bocas del Toro is the name of a town and a province in the north-west of Panama. It also encompasses six larger islands and countless smaller ones. The region’s main attraction is its national marine park – a sanctuary that allows plants and animals to flourish both above and below the waterline. Several relaxing days at sea

Besides crossing worlds and discovering new lands, we let relaxation take a front seat on our yacht for five whole days. Plenty of time to enjoy life under the white sails and be spoilt in every way.

Maya cities in Mexico and Belize

The sophisticated culture of the Maya in Central America, which began roughly 5,000 years ago and ended around the time of the Spanish conquest, is still a mystery. Their ceremonies seem to have been gory, their step pyramids imposing, and their stone carvings required a great deal of skill. On our trip you will discover three mystical Maya strongholds: Tulum, in Mexico, is the only Maya city situated on the coast; Altun Ha and Lamanai are located in Belize. Constructed on the banks of an inland lagoon, Lamanai remained populated for roughly 3,000 years. Excavations have revealed that over 20,000 people lived there around 700 AD. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Knowledge, entertainment and facts – our expert is on hand to give talks on a wide variety of specialist subjects. He will also be on board to answer any questions that you may have.

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Cienfuegos Cuba

Cozumel

Tulum MEXICO

Belize City

Lighthouse Reef

BELIZE GUATEMALA

Caribbean Sea

Roatán

HONDURAS EL SALVADOR

NICARAGUA

Islas del Maíz COSTA RICA

Pacific Ocean

Colón

Bocas del Toro PANAMA

Panama City

COLOMBIA

All beverages included!

Central America first-hand – a windjammer voyage to six countries from Panama to Cuba: Panama City (Colón) – Cienfuegos SEA CLOUD II

13 nights 23 Jan. to 05 Feb. 2020 SCII-2003 23 Jan. Panama City (Colón)/Panama 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Colón. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD II. 24 Jan. Bocas del Toro/Panama 14.00 19.00 Boat tour through the national park.* 25 Jan. At sea 26 Jan. Corn Islands/Islas del Maíz/Nicaragua 08.00 13.00 27 Jan. At sea 28 Jan. At sea 29 Jan. Roatán/Honduras 08.00 16.00 Full-day island trip with snorkelling.* 30 Jan. Belize City/Belize 08.00 23.00 Excursion to Altun Ha or Lamanai with boat trip or swimming and snorkelling excursion to Caye Caulker.*

31 Jan. 01 Feb. 02 Feb.

03 Feb. 04 Feb. 05 Feb.

Lighthouse Reef/Belize 08.00 13.00 Snorkelling excursion to the Great Blue Hole.* At sea Cozumel/Mexico 07.00 18.00 Excursion to the ancient Maya city of Tulum or beach buggy tour and snorkelling.* At sea Cienfuegos/Cuba 17.00 Cienfuegos/Cuba Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme

Combination: Combine trips SCII-2003 and SCII-2002 (page 107) or SCII-2004 (page 111), and save 10% on the cruise-only rates of the lower-priced trip.

Category

SCII-2003

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 7,855 US$ 8,955 US$ 10,885 US$ 11,455 US$ 12,425 US$ 15,055 US$ 16,255 US$ 11,355

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Havana

Gulf of Mexico


Natural attractions and the destinations of the jetset, colonial palaces and conga drums – this is true Caribbean diversity. Trinidad’s old town

Trinidad de Cuba is a small, friendly place with a long history as a centre for sugar cane farming. Its charming coastal setting, lovingly restored facades and gentle pace of life can be experienced in any of the town’s beautiful squares and in the narrow, historic alleyways. This small town has a well-deserved place on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The spirited music of Cuba

If Cuba is the birthplace of almost every Latin dance style, then Santiago de Cuba is the stage on which they are performed. Nowhere else will you find so much live music or dancing. In the town’s clubs, bars and dance schools, the rhythms of salsa, son and rumba are omnipresent and just as thrilling as in the world-famous Buena Vista Social Club. Port Antonio – natural beauty in Jamaica

Known for its reggae, Rastafarians and rum, Jamaica has many magical and serene natural settings to offer alongside its rousing rhythms. Port Antonio in the northeast is the spot on the island with the most beautiful scenery. With its perfect beaches, lush tropical vegetation and countless caves, rivers and waterfalls, the area surrounding this small colonial town has been a celebrity hotspot since the nineteen-forties, attracting famous visitors like Errol Flynn and providing the exotic backdrop for a number of films.

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The British Virgin Islands – a sailor’s paradise

With more than 60 islands and reefs (of which only 16 are inhabited), the British Virgin Islands are a real dream destination. Fans of sailing from all around the world are drawn to their idyllic and tropically warm waters; and the quaint beach bars bring together everyone from luxury yacht owners to solo sailors. It is so easy to get used to the carefree lifestyle; and with your feet in the sand as you gaze out over green hills and the tranquil sea, you will soon forget about the stresses of everyday life back home. Luxury in a relaxed atmosphere on St Barths

Known for attracting a certain class of visitor, St Barthélemy has been a top holiday destination for the rich and famous ever since billionaire David Rockefeller discovered the island back in the nineteen-sixties. St Barths is all about quality not quantity, so you are more likely to brush shoulders with Hollywood stars than with tourists on its 22 white sandy beaches. In the capital Gustavia, houses with red roofs nestled into the green hills look just like rows of spectators in an amphitheatre, transforming the idyllic port into an impressive stage. As you walk along the luxurious promenade, you will be sure to pass by some spectacular yachts. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Knowledge, entertainment and facts – our expert is on hand to give talks on a wide variety of specialist subjects. He will also be on board to answer any questions that you may have.


Havana

Atlantic Ocean

Cienfuegos Trinidad

Cuba

Santiago de Cuba Dom. Haiti Republic

Jamaica

Santo Domingo

Port Antonio

British Virgin Islands

Puerto Rico

Anguilla St Maarten St Barthélemy

Caribbean Sea

All beverages included!

Escape the grey of winter between Cuba and the Lesser Antilles: Cienfuegos – St Maarten SEA CLOUD II

12 nights 05 Feb. to 17 Feb. 2020 SCII-2004 05 Feb. Cienfuegos/Cuba Guests arrive individually in Cienfuegos. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD II. 06 Feb. Cienfuegos/Cuba 14.00 Trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trinidad.* 07 Feb. At sea 08 Feb. Santiago de Cuba/Cuba 08.00 17.00 City tour and El Morro fortress; city walk and lunch.* 09 Feb. Port Antonio/Jamaica 08.00 15.30 Boat trip on the Rio Grande or visit to the beach of Frenchman’s Cove.* 10 Feb. At sea 11 Feb. Santo Domingo/Dom. Republic 14.00 20.00 Tour of the old town.*

12 Feb. 13 Feb. 14 Feb. 15 Feb. 16 Feb. 17 Feb.

At sea Great Harbour/Jost van Dyke 16.00 24.00 North Sound/Virgin Gorda 08.00 17.00 Excursion to “The Baths” or snorkelling excursion.* Gustavia/St Barthélemy 08.00 24.00 Snorkelling excursion.* Cove Bay/Anguilla 08.00 13.30 Philipsburg/St Maarten 19.00 Philipsburg/St Maarten Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Combination: Combine trips SCII-2004 and SCII-2003 (page 109), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip. Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme Category

SCII-2004

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 8,135 US$ 9,135 US$ 10,935 US$ 11,455 US$ 12,355 US$ 14,795 US$ 15,855 US$ 11,355

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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FLORIDA


Jost van Dyke Virgin Gorda St Maarten St Barthélemy

Atlantic Ocean

Caribbean Sea

© 2017 Rosemond Gréaux

Îles des Saintes

St Lucia Bequia

Barbados

Union Island

All beverages and shore excursions included!

Sailing Together

Cheer on the luxury yachts during the Bucket Regatta and sail side by side with the SEA CLOUD: St Maarten – Barbados The British Virgin Islands – a beautiful sailing destination

The British Virgin Islands, with their white-sand beaches, coral reefs and friendly beach bars, are made up of 60 islands and reefs. When cruising along the Sir Francis Drake Channel, the S EA C LOUD II calls at two of its stunning natural beauty spots. The tiny islands dotted in the water and warm, gentle breezes make this waterway – named after the famous seafarer – a veritable paradise for sailors. Regatta on the jet-set island of St Barths

The fact that St Barths can only be reached by small aircraft often attracts international celebrities who come to enjoy relaxing days on the tranquil beaches or head to the capital of Gustavia. A highlight for sports fans is the Bucket Regatta, a remarkable sailing event which is held in March every year and sees 30 stylish superyachts compete against one another. Snorkellers’ paradise in the Tobago Cays

For many, life under water is a fascinating world – one that becomes even more magical the closer you get. The Tobago Cays’ Horseshoe Reef is such a place. This horseshoe-shaped coral reef encloses four small islands that glow in rich shades of green. The sea, in contrast, embraces turquoise, emerald and every shade of blue. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Knowledge, entertainment and facts – our expert is on hand to give talks on a wide variety of specialist subjects. He will also be on board to answer any questions that you may have.

SEA CLOUD II

11 nights 16 Mar. to 27 Mar. 2020 SCII-2007 16 Mar. Philipsburg/St Maarten 22.00 Guests arrive individually in St Maarten. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD II. 17 Mar. Great Harbour/Jost van Dyke 18.00 18 Mar. Great Harbour/Jost van Dyke 07.00 White Bay/Jost van Dyke 08.00 18.00 19 Mar. North Sound/Virgin Gorda 07.00 13.00 Excursion to “The Baths” or “Spring Bay” or snorkelling excursion. Sail together with SEA CLOUD. 20 Mar. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 08.00 Snorkelling excursion. Watch the Bucket Regatta. Special: Visit to the SEA CLOUD. 21 Mar. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 18.00 Watch the Bucket Regatta. 22 Mar. At sea 23 Mar. Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 13.30 24 Mar. Soufrière/St Lucia 13.00 17.30 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion. 25 Mar. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 18.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays. 26 Mar. Port Elizabeth/Bequia 08.00 13.30 Short island tour and excursion to a turtle sanctuary or beach visit. 27 Mar. Bridgetown/Barbados 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change!

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Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme Category

SCII-2007

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 7,385 US$ 8,295 US$ 9,965 US$ 10,465 US$ 11,265 US$ 13,495 US$ 14,495 US$ 10,355

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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St Barthélemy Atlantic Ocean

Îles des Saintes

Caribbean Sea

St Lucia Barbados Union Island

Grenada

All beverages and shore excursions included!

Perfect summer days in winter among green volcanoes, tropical gardens and white beaches: Barbados – St Maarten Grenada – the island of spice

Although Grenada has been blessed with around 45 picture-perfect beaches, the country’s real treasure remains its lush, green island interior. Deep volcanic lakes, dense rainforests, waterfalls and small river courses form the primordial backdrop for the island’s sugar cane fields and spice plantations. Not surprising that the scent of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg hangs in the air wherever you go on Grenada. The magnificent Pitons of St Lucia

Gros and Petit Piton, the two famous volcanic plugs that tower over St Lucia, could have come straight out of a tropical storybook. They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offer a spectacular panorama as the S EA C LOUD II sails closely alongside their slopes. Colourful Caribbean underwater world

Eye to eye with parrotfishes, ocean turtles and damselfishes – the Tobago Cays and St Lucia are considered the best diving and snorkelling haunts in the Caribbean. The crystal-clear water with tropical temperatures offers metres deep views and invites to excursions through fascinating, colourful underwater worlds full of craggy coral riffs.

SEA CLOUD II

8 nights 27 Mar. to 04 Apr. 2020 SCII-2008 27 Mar. Bridgetown/Barbados 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Barbados. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD II. 28 Mar. St George’s/Grenada 18.00 29 Mar. St George’s/Grenada 13.30 Island tour or hike to the Morne Gazo; transfer to the beach. 30 Mar. Chatham Bay/Union Island 08.00 16.00 Snorkelling and swimming excursion to the Tobago Cays. 31 Mar. Soufrière/St Lucia 08.00 14.00 Excursion to the botanical garden and the volcanic sulphur springs or snorkelling excursion. 01 Apr. Terre-de-Haut/Îles des Saintes 08.00 13.30 02 Apr. At sea 03 Apr. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 08.00 Snorkelling excursion. 04 Apr. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 05.00 Philipsburg/St Maarten 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change!

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French flair on the Îles des Saintes

This small archipelago, which earned its place in history as the Gibraltar of the Caribbean, has been a great source of contention over the years. It finally became French territory in 1816. Nowadays, the only remnant of these troubled times is an old fort. Life here is peaceful, as relaxed as the rest of the Caribbean, and spiced with a touch of savoirvivre. Take a stroll through the small town on the island of Terre-de-Haut and discover all its little shops, before taking a break in one of the splendid restaurants or cafés.

Cruise-only rates per person including specials as listed in the programme Category

SCII-2008

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 5,365 US$ 6,035 US$ 7,235 US$ 7,595 US$ 8,195 US$ 9,825 US$ 10,535 US$ 7,525

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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St Maarten


FRANCE

Aix-en-Provence

Imperia Nice

Sanary-sur-Mer

Portovenere Lucca

Livorno Elba

Corsica

Adriatic Sea

ITALY

Civitavecchia Rome

Mediterranean Sea Sardinia

Enjoy the spring air under full sail off the Cote d’Azur and the Tuscan coast: Nice – Rome (Civitavecchia) Living Provencal style in Aix

Its successful blend of baroque elegance and a lively student scene is one of the reasons why Aix-enProvence ranks amongst France’s top five of the most popular places to live. Stroll under the old plane trees of the famous Cours Mirabeau for a taste of this Provençal capital’s history; its main boulevard is lined with small bistros and antique shops, elegant residences, fountains and boutiques. Cinque Terre: five villages above the cliff tops

Alongside a coastal stretch of only about 12 kilometres (7.5 miles), the five Ligurian villages of the Cinque Terre sit like pearls on a string. The view from the sea offers a fascinating panorama: Brightly coloured, the dreamy villages Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore look out through the vineyards above sheer cliffs plunging steeply into the sea.

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7 nights 25 Apr. to 02 May 2020 SCII-2011 25 Apr. Nice/France 22.00 Guests arrive individually in Nice. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 26 Apr. At sea 27 Apr. Sanary-sur-Mer/France 08.00 17.00 Town walk on the trail of literates or excursion to Aix-en-Provence.* 28 Apr. Imperia/Italy 14.00 22.00 29 Apr. Portovenere/Italy 08.00 13.30 Boat trip along the Cinque Terre or city walking tour.* 30 Apr. Livorno/Italy 08.00 18.00 Excursion to the medieval town of Lucca.* 01 May Portoferraio/Elba 08.00 13.30 Island tour.* 02 May Rome (Civitavecchia)/Italy 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Lucca, the treasure chest of Tuscany

The trade in precious silks is what originally made Lucca rich. When you take a stroll along the 16th-century town wall in the shade of old plane trees, the grandeur of composer Giacomo Puccini’s birthplace really becomes apparent. In the centre, which is almost free of cars, an opulent panorama unfolds made up of Roman lanes, churches and cupolas, wide squares and stately town palaces. Elba, the varied island beauty

When the morning sun shines its warm light first on the fortifications and then on the harbour, Portoferraio springs to life. Elba’s picturesque principal town is the perfect starting point to explore the island off the Tuscan coast. Whether you follow in Napoleon’s footsteps, visit the vineyards or decide to hide away in idyllic coves – Elba offers quite an astonishing diversity. 114

Cruise-only rates per person Category

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

SCII-2011

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

US$ 4,395 US$ 4,995 US$ 6,045 US$ 6,355 US$ 6,865 US$ 8,295 US$ 8,925 US$ 6,285

US$ 4,695 US$ 5,295 US$ 6,345 US$ 6,655 US$ 7,165 US$ 8,595 US$ 9,225 US$ 6,585

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services


Hamburg

© 2019 Port of Antwerp / Peter Knoop

NETHERLANDS GREAT BRITAIN

Rotterdam

London

GERMANY

Antwerp

Portsmouth

BELGIUM

English Channel FRANCE

Art & Architecture Old masters, contemporary art and innovative architecture – en route to four contrasting cities of culture: London (Portsmouth) – Hamburg London’s artful side

From da Vinci to video installations: Visiting London’s museums is like a journey through the different art epochs. The best starting point is the National Gallery with some 2,300 works of art from medieval times to the 20th century. Next on the list: The Royal Academy of Arts, the renowned artists’ association that has been fostering painting, sculpture and architecture since 1768. Antwerp: past meets future

A giant diamond, made of steel and glass, and sitting on top of a historic building – the “Port House” is the perfect symbol for Antwerp and its exciting combination of the old and the new. While visiting the Grote Markt or the Rubens House is like stepping back in time into the Flemish Renaissance, many new museums, for instance the Diamond Museum, offer very modern insights. Rotterdam: old masters, innovative architecture

After the war, the much destroyed Rotterdam made a virtue out of necessity and bravely entered new terrain with regard to its architecture. Whether yellow cube houses or a market hall the size of an aircraft hangar – today, numerous unusual buildings dot the city and provoke in the positive sense. Art aficionados will marvel at the Bojimans Van Beuningen Museum where works of art from Rembrandt to Picasso and Rothko are to be found. Also on board: Dr. Karen Michels studied history of art and archaeology in Bonn and Hamburg. For many years, she has been holding seminars and coachings, has accompanied art trips and published various books. Ulla Schmidt-Pesch studied history of art, painting and graphics and, since 1988, holds a professorship of the European Academy for Art and History. On board, she will offer painting classes. Depending upon the circumstances, it is possible that other experts will join this cruise instead.

Sea Cloud ii

6 nights 09 June to 15 June 2020 SCII-2018 09 June London/Great Britain Guests arrive individually in London. Early-evening walk to the National Gallery where the Gallery A will be opened exclusively to the guests of the Sea Cloud ii. Accompanied by a relaxed cocktail, you can enjoy the museum during a private guided tour. Walk back to the 5-star Hotel Corinthian. Overnight stay. 10 June London (Portsmouth)/Great Britain 18.00 Breakfast. Short drive to the Royal Academy of Arts. After an introduction by our art historian Dr. Michels, opportunity to discover this unique art institution individually. Afterwards, teatime in the famous Ritz Hotel, followed by the transfer to Portsmouth and embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 11 June At sea 12 June Antwerp/Belgium 08.00 17.00 Excursion “Modern Antwerp” or “Traditional Antwerp”.* Evening cruise on the Scheldt. 13 June Rotterdam/Netherlands 13.30 18.00 Visit to the “Bojimans Van Beuningen Museum” or excursion “Modern architecture and artful bridges in Rotterdam”.* 14 June At sea 15 June Hamburg/Germany 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

Cruise-only rates per person SCII-2018

Category

if booked from 01 Dec. 2019 double cabin single cabin

Guaranteed-cabins** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A

US$ 4,955 US$ 5,385 US$ 6,135 US$ 6,355 US$ 6,695 US$ 7,745 US$ 8,195

US$ 6,735 US$ 7,695 US$ 8,845 US$ 9,175 US$ 9,685 US$ 14,335 US$ 15,235

Early booking discount per person if booked until 30 Nov. 2019

US$

US$

210

210

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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North Sea


Following the routes of proud Hanseatic cogs to Baltic and Scandinavian ports steeped in tradition. A panoramic trip along the Elbe

The S EA C LOUD II departs from Hamburg’s harbour and glides along the Elbe at a leisurely pace. Past the patrician mansions of the Elbchaussee, stair-lined Blankenese, the Airbus grounds and the picturesque banks of the Elbe with their green dykes. Seven countries in 14 days

From the distinctive architecture of Scandinavia to the fairytale romance of St Petersburg and its golden cupolas: The Baltic Sea offers a range of unique and vastly differing impressions. On its journey, our windjammer will call at ports in seven countries offering countless UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a fascinating insight into the scenic and cultural diversity of this region. Sylt: Germany’s most famed island

North Sea waves, the Wadden Sea, old captains’ cottages, and exploring the wide dune landscape – that is the romantic, down-to-earth side of the renowned North Frisian island. But Sylt enjoys the flurry of camera flashes just as much as the sunshine. Celebrities have chosen the island as their summer retreat: One wants

to be seen visiting Germany’s most famous fish & chip shop, strolling through Kampen, in the elegant bars and exclusive clubs – and indulges in oysters fresh from the sea. Gdansk: a city with many stories to tell

Founded over one thousand years ago and renowned as a cosmopolitan, wealthy trade port, Gdansk is one of Poland’s most beautiful cities. The “Rechtstadt” in the heart of the city is a must, enchanting visitors with delightful small streets and a wealth of historical sights: St Mary’s Basilica, Arthur’s Court and the Golden Gate are all easily accessible on foot. Stockholm and its archipelago

On mild summer evenings, Sweden’s capital city exudes a Mediterranean joie de vivre. Stockholm is creative and in tune with nature, welcoming and historical, a shopping paradise and home of the Royal Palace. Upon arrival and departure, you will be greeted by an idyllic view of the old town island before entering the enchanting world of the skerry landscape and its 30,000 islands. St Petersburg – the old city of the tsars

In 1703, Tsar Peter the Great charged the best architects of his day with the planning of a perfect and harmonious city. The result was one of the most brilliant cities of old Europe. Thanks to its abundance of unique buildings, including the Church of the Resurrection, St Isaac’s Cathedral, the Hermitage and the Catherine Palace, the old capital city of the Russian Empire is still considered an architectural marvel today.

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Helsinki St Petersburg

Stockholm

Tallinn Baltic Sea

ESTONIA

SWEDEN

North Sea

RUSSIA

Visby LATVIA

DENMARK

Copenhagen LITHUANIA

Sylt GERMANY

Gdansk

Hamburg

POLAND

White nights in the Baltic Sea among brick Gothic architecture and the gold of tsars, skerries and wandering dunes: Hamburg – Helsinki SEA CLOUD II

14 nights 15 June to 29 June 2020 SCII-2019 15 June Hamburg/Germany 17.00 Guests arrive individually in Hamburg. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD II. 16 June Sylt/Germany 10.30 21.00 Cycling tour or “Sylter Royal” oyster tasting.* 17 June At sea 18 June Copenhagen/Denmark 14.00 18.00 City and harbour tour.* 19 June At sea 20 June Gdansk/Poland 08.00 13.30 City walking tour.* 21 June Visby/Gotland 15.00 20.00 City walking tour.* 22 June Stockholm/Sweden 18.00 23 June Stockholm/Sweden 17.00 City tour including visit to the Vasa Museum or visit to the town hall and royal castle.* Picturesque journey through the skerries.

24 June Mariehamn/Åland 08.00 12.00 City visit or cycling tour.* 25 June At sea 26 June St Petersburg/Russia 08.00 City tour with St Isaac’s Cathedral and the Church of the Resurrection, visit to the Catherine Palace, evening visit to the Hermitage with concert.* 27 June St Petersburg/Russia 18.00 Visit to the Peterhof tsar residence.* 28 June Tallinn/Estonia 14.00 24.00 City walking tour.* 29 June Helsinki/Finland 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Please note: Within the scope of the official shore excursions, the visa required for St Petersburg is already included. However, if you want to go ashore outside of the official programme, you need to arrange for your individual visa.

Cruise-only rates per person SCII-2019

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 8,795 US$ 9,985 US$ 12,085 US$ 12,695 US$ 13,745 US$ 16,595 US$ 17,855 US$ 12,575

US$ 9,395 US$ 10,585 US$ 12,685 US$ 13,295 US$ 14,345 US$ 17,195 US$ 18,455 US$ 13,175

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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FINLAND

Åland

NORWAY


A journey by windjammer to classic destinations and unknown treasures in Scandinavia and the Baltic. Bornholm and Gotland: two Baltic Sea gems with a sunny disposition

Old Hanseatic city, young metropolis: Riga

No way is it just cold in the North! When counting the hours of sunshine, Bornholm and Gotland come up right at the top. With its fringe of skerries and the colourful villages of timbered houses, Bornholm is very obviously Danish – and yet, exudes a Mediterranean charm. Also on Gotland, the mild climate entices visitors to take a stroll, for example through the medival lanes of the Hanseatic city Visby.

How about adding a touch of Art Nouveau to your trip? With more than 800 well-preserved Art Nouveau buildings, its historic wooden houses, and its Gothic churches and facades (particularly impressive: the House of the Blackheads), Riga is a veritable architectural gem. Today, the venerable old Hanseatic city is a bustling metropolis with a lively art and culture scene.

Gdansk: a city with many stories to tell

On mild summer evenings, Sweden’s capital city exudes a Mediterranean joie de vivre. Stockholm is creative and in tune with nature, welcoming and historical, a shopping paradise and home of the Royal Palace. Upon arrival and departure, you will be greeted by an idyllic view of the old town island before entering the enchanting world of the skerry landscape and its 30,000 islands.

Founded over one thousand years ago and renowned as a cosmopolitan, wealthy trade port, Gdansk is one of Poland’s most beautiful cities. The “Rechtstadt” in the heart of the city is a must, enchanting visitors with delightful small streets and a wealth of historical sights: St Mary’s Basilica, Arthur’s Court and the Golden Gate are all easily accessible on foot. Shifting sand dunes and wooden houses: the Curonian Spit

Even Thomas Mann could see the Curonian Spit’s potential as a tourist spot. Enormous shifting sand dunes tower over this small strip of land that separates the Baltic Sea from the Curonian Lagoon, earning this UNESCO World Heritage Site the epithet “The Sahara of East Prussia”. Klaipeda, situated on the northern end of the spit, is West Lithuania’s cultural centre, enchanting visitors with quaint timber-framed houses and neo-Gothic architecture.

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Stockholm and its archipelago


Stockholm ESTONIA SWEDEN

Visby LATVIA DENMARK

Riga

Baltic Sea

Copenhagen

Klaipeda LITHUANIA

Bornholm Gdansk

Travemünde

POLAND

GERMANY

En route to favourite new cities – rediscover the Baltic Sea under summery sails: Copenhagen – Travemünde SEA CLOUD II

12 nights 09 July to 21 July 2020 SCII-2021 09 July Copenhagen/Denmark 17.00 Guests arrive individually in Copenhagen. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD II. 10 July Gudhjem/Bornholm 08.00 12.30 Island tour.* 11 July Gdansk/Poland 08.00 16.00 Marienburg Castle and city tour Gdansk.* 12 July Klaipeda/Lithuania 08.00 16.00 Excursion to the Curonian Spit.* 13 July At sea 14 July Riga/Latvia 08.00 18.00 City tour or excursion to the seaside resort Jurmala.* 15 July At sea 16 July Mariehamn/Åland 08.00 12.00 Island or cycling tour.*

17 July 18 July

19 July 20 July 21 July

Stockholm/Sweden 13.30 City tour including visit to the Vasa Museum.* Stockholm/Sweden Visit to the town hall and royal castle.* Picturesque journey through the skerries. Visby/Gotland 08.00 Cycling tour or city walking tour.* At sea Travemünde/Germany 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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13.30

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Cruise-only rates per person

Combination: Combine trips SCII-2021 and SCII-2022 (page 121), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Optional bicycle excursion package Together with our partner terranova you will experience Scandinavia and the Baltic not only from the sea, but also actively by bike. More details: www.seacloud.com/en/bicycle

SCII-2021

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 7,565 US$ 8,565 US$ 10,365 US$ 10,885 US$ 11,785 US$ 14,225 US$ 15,285 US$ 10,785

US$ 8,075 US$ 9,075 US$ 10,875 US$ 11,395 US$ 12,295 US$ 14,735 US$ 15,795 US$ 11,295

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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FINLAND

Åland

NORWAY


Young talents, exclusive piano concerts, and sunny days of sailing – the Steinway cruise for lovers of music. At Steinway every piano is a masterpiece

For many the Steinway name is synonymous with the piano – and for good reason, as ever since Henry E. Steinway and his sons founded their company in New York in 1853, Steinway & Sons has produced firstclass pianos, every one of which is a masterpiece with character. Thanks to their passion for innovation and unfailing attention to detail, today Steinway is considered the founder of modern piano manufacturing. Promoting a new generation of pianists

Steinway & Sons is committed to promoting young pianists and supports them through the Steinway Prizewinner Concert Network. Although many young musicians have a great deal of talent and flair, they mostly remain unknown in the music world. This is where Steinway comes into play: Highly talented musicians are selected in first-class piano competitions and are given the opportunity to introduce themselves to a broad audience at international performances. Emerging talents

Is there anything more exciting than to witness the beginning of an artist’s career? No less than three young laureates chosen by Steinway will demonstrate their skills during this cruise with different concerts on board and on land. Look forward to exquisite musical pleasures!

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Also on board: Ulrich Gerhartz

Born in Hamburg, Ulrich Gerhartz learned the profession of piano maker in the factory of Steinway & Sons, completing his education with the title of Master Piano Maker. During this time, he came to value the philosphy and mission of Steinway & Sons and its founder Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg: to build the best possible piano. His first two years he spent in London in the Restoration Centre of the Steinway Hall where he learned to refurbish old Steinway & Sons pianos. In 1992, he transferred to the “Concert” department and was promoted to Director of the Concert & Artists’ Service two years later. He keeps close working relations with the world’s best pianists and worked, for instance, with Alfred Brendel right up to Brendel’s last concert in Vienna. In addition to his work in Great Britain, Ulrich Gerhartz regularly visits the Hamburg factory to choose new pianos and meet with the production departments. Time and again, he also supports pianists during their concerts in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Israel and various European countries, and looks after some of the pianos in concert halls all over the world. On board, he will give several entertaining talks on the history and construction of the piano. Depending upon the circumstances, it is possible that another expert will join this cruise instead.


Stavanger

Risør

Arendal

SWEDEN

DENMARK

Aarhus Copenhagen

North Sea

Edinburgh (Leith)

Baltic Sea Travemünde

GREAT BRITAIN

GERMANY

Steinway Music Cruise The North’s charming South – musical enjoyment between Danish ports and Norwegian fjords: Travemünde – Edinburgh (Leith) The impressive Norwegian fjords

Over several ice ages, the incredible force of Mother Nature carved narrow valleys in the rocks of southern Norway, leading to the formation of spectacular landscapes: the majestic fjords. Each and every one of them is definitely worth seeing: In the Oslofjord you will sail past small landing stages and colourful wooden houses, and the Lysefjord boasts the impressive Preikestolen plateau, towering at an altitude of over 600 metres (1,970 feet). Oslo, a trendsetting royal metropolis

Our tall ship glides past small rocky islands and dark-red wooden houses through the majestic Oslofjord to the Norwegian capital city. Besides historical buildings such as the Royal Palace, the fortress and the huge cathedral, the trendy modern quarter is also worth visiting – home to a young generation of artists, architects and restaurateurs where you can discover a new side to the city. The flagship project of creative Oslo is the spectacular opera house: a concrete, marble and glass iceberg that glistens in the sun.

Sea Cloud ii

10 nights 21 July to 31 July 2020 SCII-2022 21 July Travemünde/Germany 17.00 Guests arrive individually in Travemünde. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 22 July Copenhagen/Denmark 13.30 23.00 City and harbour tour.* 23 July Aarhus/Denmark 13.30 19.00 Walking tour through the old town.* 24 July At sea 25 July Passing the Oslofjord. Oslo/Norway 11.00 24.00 City tour.* Special: In the evening Steinway concert in a private and exclusive setting ashore. 26 July Risør/Norway 13.30 19.00 27 July Arendal/Norway 08.00 13.00 City walking tour.* 28 July Stavanger/Norway 13.00 Boat trip on the Lysefjord or helicopter flight across the Preikestolen.* 29 July Stavanger/Norway 08.00 30 July At sea 31 July Edinburgh (Leith)/Great Britain 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

Edinburgh – capital of tradition

From the narrow cobbled streets of the medival Old Town to the generous airy layout of the Gregorian New Town, in Edinburgh you literally walk through the ages. Take bagpipe traditions, spooky stories or pub culture – ancient customs are kept alive in Scotland’s capital.

Combination: Combine trips SCII-2022 and SCII-2021 (page 119), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person Category

SCII-2022

if booked from 01 Dec. 2019 double cabin single cabin

Guaranteed-cabins** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A

US$ 7,395 US$ 8,285 US$ 9,695 US$ 10,195 US$ 10,965 US$ 12,985 US$ 13,885

US$ 10,095 US$ 12,075 US$ 14,195 US$ 14,925 US$ 16,095 US$ 25,275 US$ 27,075

Early booking discount per person if booked until 30 Nov. 2019

US$

US$

430

430

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Oslo

NORWAY


On a warm August breeze to Britons and Bretons, French beauties and the gems of Northern Spain. Dublin – the Green Isle’s capital

The culinary delights of Northern Spain

Live music, witty words and mellow Guiness – Dublin enfolds its visitors with its happy charm. Ireland’s literature-focused capital is not only home to timehonoured sites like Trinity College, Dublin Castle or St Patrick’s Cathedral: Small shops, quirky pubs and inspiring galleries demonstrate Dublin’s modern, metropolitan character.

Fresh fish, delicious seafood, tasty beef and exquisite cheeses – in the four northern provinces Basque Country, Cantabria, Asturia and Galicia, the sea and the mountains offer everything that makes a gourmet’s heart beat faster. In addition to the region’s fantastic cuisine, connoisseurs also enthuse about the flavourful, top-class wines from Rioja and Ribera del Duero.

A jewel in the Atlantic: Belle-Île-en-Mer

Medieval gem: Santillana del Mar

It is easy to imagine that this island was the birthplace of summer; as soon as the sun rises over this Breton isle, the cafés and squares are instantly filled with the friendly chatter of locals, accordion players and women selling their wares in the market. With its serene atmosphere, the port of Le Palais is the perfect place to explore individually.

Wooden balconies adorned with flowers, gardens hidden behind thick walls, and small Renaissance palaces – there is something to discover on every corner of Santillana del Mar’s old town. You should definitely allow time for these two highlights: the Santa Juliana collegiate church that gave the pilgrimage town its name, and the Cave of Altamira with its famous parietal cave paintings.

Capital of Culture and culinary delights: San Sebastián

Santiago de Compostela – a place of pilgrimage

San Sebastián cannot be described in a single word: Donostia, so its Basque name, is a seaside resort, film city, surfer’s paradise, cultural metropolis and above all a mecca for gourmets. The lively old town is a paradise for the palate: Countless small and cosy bars proudly present the city’s culinary diversity.

Santiago de Compostela, one of the world’s most famous pilgrimage sites, is the final stop and climax of the Way of St James – a pilgrimage route that has been followed since the 11th century. During this time, the city’s magnificent cathedral was also established as one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Christianity, alongside Rome and Jerusalem. This building, together with the old town, is protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The Islas Cíes Nature Reserve

According to Galician legend, the Cíes archipelago is the place where God rested on the seventh day after he created the world – and it is easy to see why. The site, now a nature reserve, encompasses a substantial area of sea and three islands which, with their steep coast, sand dunes and small forests, are perfect for individual hikes.

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North Sea

Dublin Fishguard

BELGIUM

FRANCE

Brest Belle-Île-en-Mer

Atlantic Ocean

La Rochelle Avilés

La Coruña Islas Cíes

San Sebastián

Santiago de Santander Compostela

Leixões Porto

Mediterranean Sea

SPAIN

PORTUGAL

Lisbon

Cuisine & Wine Discover the culinary diversity of the Atlantic coast on a sailing trip from Ireland to the seafaring city of Lisbon: Dublin – Lisbon Just following the route of this cruise in one’s mind already whets the appetite: Great draft beers in Ireland; delicious oysters between Britanny and Aquitaine; fresh fish and seafood, finest cheeses and creative tapas in the culinary region of Northern Spain – on the Atlantic, the palate goes on a journey of discovery. It goes without saying that such pleasures would not be complete without beautifully sparkling French champagne and the exquisite wines of Spain and Portugal. From Dublin to Lisbon, we would like to take you on a true gourmet journey that pampers all the senses and lets you revel in a wealth of culinary experiences. Besides our chef de cuisine, who will present carefully thought out menus with regional inspiration and local products, two guest chefs on Michelin star level will add to the culinary delights on board and do their magic with special gala menues. For the sparkling delicacies – from draft beers to champagne – the well-known sommelier and wine lecturer Nils Lackner will be on board the Sea Cloud ii during this cruise. Nils Lackner from the island of Sylt is one of the most popular German sommeliers and an internationally booked wine speaker and lecturer. He is known for his progressive and interactive style and, full of hedonism and enthusiasm, takes his audience on a unique journey through the modern world of wine. Exciting talks and entertaining tastings await! Depending upon the circumstances, it is possible that another expert will join this cruise instead.

Sea Cloud ii

13 nights 16 Aug. to 29 Aug. 2020 SCII-2025 16 Aug. Dublin/Ireland 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Dublin. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 17 Aug. Fishguard/Great Britain 08.00 13.30 18 Aug. At sea 19 Aug. Brest/France 08.00 14.00 City tour with botanical garden.* 20 Aug. Le Palais/Belle-Île-en-Mer 08.00 13.30 The wild coastline of Belle-Île.* 21 Aug. La Rochelle/France 08.00 14.00 City tour of La Rochelle.* 22 Aug. San Sebastián/Spain 14.00 20.00 City tour and guided walk in San Sebastián.* 23 Aug. Santander/Spain 08.00 13.30 Santillana del Mar and the Cave of Altamira.* 24 Aug. Avilés/Spain 08.00 13.30 City tour with stop at Oscar Niemeyer Cultural Centre.* 25 Aug. La Coruña/Spain 08.00 17.00 Excursion to Santiago de Compostela.* 26 Aug. Islas Cíes/Spain 14.00 18.00 27 Aug. Leixões (Porto)/Portugal 08.00 13.30 Porto and port wine with a boat trip along the Douro.* 28 Aug. Lisbon/Portugal 16.00 29 Aug. Lisbon/Portugal Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Cruise-only rates per person SCII-2025

Category

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 8,165 US$ 9,265 US$ 11,195 US$ 11,765 US$ 12,735 US$ 15,365 US$ 16,565 US$ 11,665

US$ 8,725 US$ 9,825 US$ 11,755 US$ 12,325 US$ 13,295 US$ 15,925 US$ 17,125 US$ 12,225

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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GREAT BRITAIN

IRELAND


FRANCE

Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Sète

Nice

Antibes

Collioure SPAIN

Barcelona Mediterranean Sea

Bonjour finesse – enjoy the last days of summer on a relaxed short cruise along the coast of Southern France: Barcelona – Nice A little break from your daily routine

It is amazing how quickly a sailing cruise can remove you from the everyday hustle and bustle of life! Once the wind swells the sails and the S ea C loud ii sets off into the distant horizon, you step into a whole new, unique world. No matter whether you are keen to enjoy the authentic windjammer atmosphere on board or prefer to discover the charming cities onshore, hundreds of new impressions will turn your little break into a wonderful experience. The small port town of Collioure

A tiny chapel on the rock, a picturesque fortified church and the mighty Château Royal are the first sights to greet you as you approach this small port from the sea. Collioure is a textbook example of a charming fishing village that has always attracted painters and poets thanks to its idyllic coastal location, colourful facades and fascinating light.

Sea Cloud ii

4 nights 07 Sep. to 11 Sep. 2020 SCII-2027 07 Sep. Barcelona/Spain 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Barcelona. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 08 Sep. Collioure/France 13.30 19.00 Collioure and Fauvism.* 09 Sep. Sète/France 08.00 13.00 City tour with oyster tasting.* 10 Sep. Antibes/France 14.00 Excursion to Saint-Paul-de-Vence.* 11 Sep. Antibes/France 05.00 Nice/France 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Little Venice in Languedoc: Sète

To one side the blue of the lagoon, as smooth as glass, and the Mediterranean Sea opposite: Sète has found itself a comfortable spot by the water. With its colourful facades, the canals and bridges, the little port is considered the “Venice of Languedoc”. Saint-Paul-de-Vence, a village full of art

Small galleries, cafés and artists’ studios framed by vine-covered walls from the 13th century – Saint-Paul-deVence is a paradise for art lovers and romantics. In contrast to the charming medieval flair of this quaint mountain village, the museum of the Maeght Foundation presents modern masterpieces by renowned artists including Chagall, Miró, Giacometti, and others.

Cruise-only rates per person Category

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

SCII-2027

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

US$ 2,525 US$ 2,825 US$ 3,455 US$ 3,625 US$ 3,925 US$ 4,725 US$ 5,095 US$ 3,595

US$ 2,695 US$ 2,995 US$ 3,625 US$ 3,795 US$ 4,095 US$ 4,895 US$ 5,265 US$ 3,765

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Trieste Rovinj

CROATIA

Zadar Korcula ITALY

Adriatic Sea

Corsica

Dubrovnik

Lecce

Otranto

Sardinia

Mediterranean Sea Sicily

Syracuse TUNISIA

Malta

Antique, baroque, and romantic – Italian impressions between Sicily, Apulia and Venice: Malta – Venice Syracuse: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Cicero once described Syracuse as “the greatest and most beautiful of the Greek cities”. Up to a million people are claimed to have lived there in antiquity. This city on the small island of Ortygia was later conquered first by the Romans, then by Arabs, Byzantines and Normans. They have left behind a unique architectural heritage: UNESCO declared Syracuse a World Heritage Site in 2005 due to its archaeological importance. The Florence of the South: Lecce

Lecce, situated on the heel of the Italian boot in the ruggedly romantic Apulia region, is considered one of the most beautiful towns in southern Italy. Thanks to a special form of tuff stone, the town evolved into a splendid baroque city with its richly decorated facades gleaming in white and gold. In Otranto there is no better way to see out the day than with a stroll through the lively old town. Zadar: more than 2,000 years of history

With its modern promenade, which replaced the monotonous concrete harbour wall, Zadar has been given a new lease of life. The city’s pride and joy is the unique sea organ from which the waves coax deep soft sounds. On its steps, you can relax in the evening after strolling through the fortified old town with the monumental Church of St Donatus, the square of five wells, and four medival gates.

Sea Cloud ii

10 nights 25 Sep. to 05 Oct. 2020 SCII-2030 25 Sep. La Valletta/Malta 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Malta. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 26 Sep. Syracuse/Sicily 08.00 14.00 The classical Syracuse.* 27 Sep. At sea 28 Sep. Otranto/Italy 16.00 29 Sep. Otranto/Italy 14.00 Excursion to Lecce.* 30 Sep. Dubrovnik/Croatia 16.00 23.00 Walking tour through the old town.* 01 Oct. Korcula/Croatia 08.00 15.00 City walk in the footsteps of Marco Polo.* 02 Oct. Zadar/Croatia 13.30 22.00 City walking tour and visit to St Donatus.* 03 Oct. Rovinj/Croatia 13.30 20.00 Excursion to the Istrian countryside and tasting of regional specialities.* 04 Oct. Trieste/Italy 08.00 16.00 City tour including visit to Miramare Castle.* 05 Oct. Venice/Italy 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Cruise-only rates per person SCII-2030

An ancient multicultural city: Trieste

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Trieste’s colourful history is reflected in its cuisine: From palatschinke to souvlaki, prosciutto to baccalà mantecato, the town has been shaped by the culinary influences of Austria, Istria and Greece. Trieste has long been considered a cultural melting pot; once a key port on the Slovenian border, it used to attract merchants from all over the world.

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 6,265 US$ 7,155 US$ 8,565 US$ 9,065 US$ 9,835 US$ 11,855 US$ 12,755 US$ 8,965

US$ 6,695 US$ 7,585 US$ 8,995 US$ 9,495 US$ 10,265 US$ 12,285 US$ 13,185 US$ 9,395

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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FRANCE

Saint-Paul-de-Vence Imperia Aix-en-Provence

Sète

Lucca

Florence

Livorno

Antibes Sanary-sur-Mer

Adriatic Sea

ITALY Corsica

SPAIN

Barcelona Tarragona

Mediterranean Sea

Menorca

Naples Sardinia

Mallorca

Valencia

Indulgement for all senses – culinary and cultural discoveries between Tuscany, Southern France and Spain: Naples – Valencia Lucca, the treasure chest of Tuscany

Sea Cloud ii

Florence is a synthesis of the arts: From the smallest relief to the largest palazzo, from the Uffizi Gallery to the street painter, the Tuscan metropolis offers an abundance of art. The historical trade hub owes its riches in art and architecture to the Medici family, who promoted artists like Botticelli and Michelangelo and erected impressive architectural gems such as the Basilica di San Lorenzo.

9 nights 19 Oct. to 28 Oct. 2020 SCII-2032 19 Oct. Naples/Italy 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Naples. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 20 Oct. At sea 21 Oct. Livorno/Italy 08.00 18.00 Excursion to Lucca or Florence.* 22 Oct. Imperia/Italy 13.30 24.00 23 Oct. Antibes/France 13.30 19.00 Excursion to Saint-Paul-de-Vence.* 24 Oct. Sanary-sur-Mer/France 08.00 17.00 Town walk on the trail of literates or excursion to Aix-en-Provence.* 25 Oct. Sète/France 08.00 13.30 City tour with oyster tasting.* 26 Oct. Barcelona/Spain 13.30 23.00 City walking tour “Gaudí and Gothic”.* 27 Oct. Tarragona/Spain 08.00 13.30 City walking tour or visit to a vineyard.* 28 Oct. Valencia/Spain 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Living Provencal style in Aix

Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

The trade in precious silks is what originally made Lucca rich. When you take a stroll along the 16th-century town wall in the shade of old plane trees, the grandeur of composer Giacomo Puccini’s birthplace really becomes apparent. In the centre, which is almost free of cars, an opulent panorama unfolds made up of Roman lanes, churches and cupolas, wide squares and stately town palaces. Artful and ornate – Florence

Its successful blend of baroque elegance and a lively student scene is one of the reasons why Aix-enProvence ranks amongst France’s top five of the most popular places to live. Stroll under the old plane trees of the famous Cours Mirabeau for a taste of this Provençal capital’s history; its main boulevard is lined with small bistros and antique shops, elegant residences, fountains and boutiques.

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Combination: Combine trips SCII-2032 and SCII-2033 (page127), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person SCII-2032

Little Venice in Languedoc: Sète

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To one side the blue of the lagoon, as smooth as glass, and the Mediterranean Sea opposite: Sète has found itself a comfortable spot by the water. With its colourful facades, the canals and bridges, the harbour town is considered the “Venice of Languedoc”. On its main canal, the Canal Royal, you can dine like a king – especially the local oysters are a treat!

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 5,595 US$ 6,395 US$ 7,765 US$ 8,165 US$ 8,795 US$ 10,595 US$ 11,485 US$ 8,085

US$ 5,985 US$ 6,785 US$ 8,155 US$ 8,555 US$ 9,185 US$ 10,985 US$ 11,875 US$ 8,475

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Valencia Alicante

Seville

Málaga Atlantic Ocean

Cádiz Mediterranean Sea

Casablanca ALGERIA MOROCCO

Sailing Together Two windjammers on one course – SEA CLOUD and SEA CLOUD II sail together along Spain’s sunny coast: Valencia – Casablanca Sailing side by side with the

S ea C loud

Few and far between are the occasions, on which one can experience two fascinating windjammers together and directly compare their manoeuvres. Sailing from Valencia to Casablanca, the two S ea C loud sisters follow the same course for several days. When both yachts glide along side by side under full sail, they offer a truly breathtaking spectacle. Málaga – city of culture

Much more than just “Costa” and “Sol”: As the second largest city in Andalusia, in recent years Málaga has evolved into a true destination of culture. Next to classic sites like the cathedral and the Moorish Alcazaba, Picasso’s birthplace entices with suprisingly varied museums that focus on topics from archaeology and modern art to automobile design, wine, and glass. Seville, the capital of Andalusia

Visiting Seville, you walk right into Spain’s eventful history – past the stony witnesses of its Moorish past and the glorious times as a maritime trade hub. Above the narrow lanes of the old town and the palm-fringed squares emerges the imposing Giralda: Originally built as a minaret of the main mosque, it was later incorporated into the cathedral as its bell tower. The gentle pace of life in Cádiz

History comes alive in the city of Cádiz. One of Europe’s oldest cities, this charming harbour town boasts a beautiful cathedral and baroque buildings, a tranquil old town and defiant watch towers. The town centre, with its delightful tapas bars, can be easily explored on foot from the harbour.

Sea Cloud ii

7 nights 28 Oct. to 04 Nov. 2020 SCII-2033 28 Oct. Valencia/Spain 17.00 Guests arrive individually in Valencia. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 29 Oct. Alicante/Spain 08.30 13.30 City tour and visit to the castle.* 30 Oct. At sea Sail together with Sea Cloud. 31 Oct. Málaga/Spain 08.00 City tour or visit to the botanical garden.* Special: Visit to the Sea Cloud. 01 Nov. Málaga/Spain 07.00 Sail together with Sea Cloud. Passing through the Strait of Gibraltar at approx. 16.00. 02 Nov. Cádiz/Spain 08.00 24.00 Excursion to Seville or city walk in Cádiz.* Special: Evening event “Spanish night”. 03 Nov. At sea Sail together with Sea Cloud. 04 Nov. Casablanca/Morocco 07.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

Combination: Combine trips SCII-2033 and SCII-2032 (page 126) or SCII-2034 (page 129), and save 10% on the cruise-only rates of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person Category

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

SCII-2033

if booked by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

US$ 4,395 US$ 4,995 US$ 6,045 US$ 6,355 US$ 6,865 US$ 8,295 US$ 8,925 US$ 6,285

US$ 4,695 US$ 5,295 US$ 6,345 US$ 6,655 US$ 7,165 US$ 8,595 US$ 9,225 US$ 6,585

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Atlantic Ocean

Marrakech Taroudant

Agadir Lanzarote La Palma El Hierro

La Tenerife Gomera Gran Canaria

MOROCCO ALGERIA

WESTERN SAHARA

S Special offer Morocco’s mystical cities and the magnificent diversity of the Canary Islands: Casablanca – Las Palmas Majestic city panorama: Taroudant

Taroudant was once the residence of a Berber ruler, a rich hub for caravans and an important place for trade. The town is lovingly referred to as “Marrakech’s little sister”. The lively Medina is entered through an imposing wall, in front of which lie swathes of olive and orange plantations, and behind which you will see the snow-covered peaks of the High Atlas mountains. The diversity of the Canary Islands

On this cruise, you visit six of the seven Canary Islands, stopping at Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote, El Hierro, La Palma and La Gomera. Walking along the promenades, through narrow alleyways or alongside the sea, you can experience the diverse character of these islands: from cosmopolitan style in Las Palmas to quiet introspection in rustic San Sebastián. Lanzarote and its famous architect

With his vision of a harmonious link between mankind and nature, César Manrique transformed Lanzarote into a work of art. This surrealist painter, architect, sculptor, designer and conservationist created colourful wind chimes and wall mosaics, turned lava caves into homes and tirelessly fought to ensure the preservation of the natural and cultural identity of his island of birth. Pure nature: stunning national parks

Magical trade mists, gnarled pine trees, babbling head streams – the Canary Islands’ national parks guarantee protection for some of their most outstanding ecosystems. Whilst Garajonay’s misty evergreen forest boasts over 1000 animal species, Caldera de Taburiente and Las Cañadas del Teide impress with their rugged volcanic craters and rock formations.

Sea Cloud ii

10 nights 04 Nov. to 14 Nov. 2020 SCII-2034 04 Nov. Casablanca/Morocco 19.00 Guests arrive individually in Casablanca. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 05 Nov. At sea 06 Nov. Agadir/Morocco 08.00 20.00 Excursion to Taroudant.* 07 Nov. At sea 08 Nov. Arrecife/Lanzarote 08.00 14.00 César Manrique’s Lanzarote.* 09 Nov. Santa Cruz/Tenerife 13.00 21.00 UNESCO World Heritage Site Cañadas del Teide or island tour with wine tasting.* 10 Nov. San Sebastián/La Gomera 13.30 Garajonay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.* 11 Nov. San Sebastián/La Gomera 05.00 Santa Cruz/La Palma 14.00 Excursion to the Caldera de Taburiente National Park.* 12 Nov. Santa Cruz/La Palma 06.00 Puerto de la Estaca/El Hierro 16.00 13 Nov. Puerto de la Estaca/El Hierro 06.00 14 Nov. Las Palmas/Gran Canaria 07.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

Combination: Combine trips SCII-2034 and SCII-2033 (page 127), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person SCII-2034

Category

Your special offer rate if booked Normal rate for comparison by 30 Nov. 2019 from 01 Dec. 2019

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 6,695 US$ 7,585 US$ 8,995 US$ 9,495 US$ 10,245 US$ 12,285 US$ 13,185 US$ 9,395

US$ 5,545 US$ 6,435 US$ 7,845 US$ 8,345 US$ 9,095 US$ 11,135 US$ 12,035 US$ 8,245

US$ 5,975 US$ 6,865 US$ 8,275 US$ 8,775 US$ 9,525 US$ 11,565 US$ 12,465 US$ 8,675

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Casablanca


Tenerife El Hierro

Gran Canaria

Atlantic Ocean WESTERN SAHARA

MAURITANIA

Santo Antão

São Vicente

Fogo

Santiago

SENEGAL

En route to the Cape Verde Islands discovering their fascinating natureand culturescapes: Las Palmas – Santiago El Hierro – the most pristine of the Canary Islands

Little El Hierro with its tranquil villages is the perfect island to unwind. Far from the bustle of the Canaries, walkers and hikers find here their perfect natural paradise. From steep ciffs to green highlands, from lava deserts to mystical cloud forests, this small volcanic island of just 278 square kilometres (107 square miles) features the most diverse natural landscapes and temperate zones. The rich cultural mix of Cape Verde

Not just geographically, Cape Verde is situated between Africa, the Caribbean and Europe. The Portuguese colony was a hub of the slave trade and exile for the religiously persecuted. Since 1461, customs, musical traditions and genes have amalgamated to the entirely new Creole culture. In 1975, the República Cabo Verde proudly declared its independence. São Vicente – native island of Cesária Évora

Violin sounds mingle with African drums, Fado meets Polka and creates musical styles like Morna, Batuque and Funaná: The Cape Verde Islands are a melting pot of world music. Cesária Évora from lively Mindelo was the isles’ most famous singer. Barefoot and with a sweet melancholy, she sang of love, hurt and hope and is still revered today as the “Queen of Morna”. Santo Antão, the island of contrast

The second largest island of Cape Verde enchants with its spectacular natural diversity. While the volcanic craters in the barren south are reminiscent of moonscapes, rocky mountainous landscapes alternate with green and fertile valleys in the north. Besides pineapples, mango trees and coconut palms, sugar cane is also grown here – and distilled into the national schnaps Grogue.

Sea Cloud ii

9 nights 30 Nov. to 09 Dec. 2020 SCII-2036 30 Nov. Las Palmas/Gran Canaria 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Las Palmas. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 01 Dec. Santa Cruz/Tenerife 08.00 14.00 Las Cañadas del Teide, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.* 02 Dec. Puerto de la Estaca/El Hierro 08.00 13.30 Island tour.* 03 Dec. At sea (until 05 Dec.) 06 Dec. Porto Novo/Santo Antão 09.00 16.30 Drive across the island including St Paul and Fontainhas, or hike.* Mindelo/São Vicente 19.00 07 Dec. Mindelo/São Vicente 13.30 Cultural tour of the city.* 08 Dec. Porto de Vale de Cavaleiros/Fogo 08.00 18.00 (weather permitting) Excursion to the Pico di Fogo or visit to the island capital São Filipe.* 09 Dec. Praia/Santiago 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually. Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Special combination price advantage: Combine trips SCII-2036 and SCII-2037 (page 131) and take advantage of our special combination price (see cruise rates box); save up to US$ 1,925 per person!

Cruise-only rates per person If booked from 01 July 2020 Category

SCII-2036

SCII-203637

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 5,985 US$ 6,785 US$ 8,155 US$ 8,555 US$ 9,185 US$ 10,985 US$ 11,875 US$ 8,475

US$ 12,795 US$ 14,695 US$ 17,995 US$ 18,985 US$ 20,545 US$ 24,995 US$ 27,095 US$ 18,795

Early booking discount per person if booked until 30 June 2020

US$

US$

390

950

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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30°N Subtropical ridge

Atlantic Ocean St Maarten

Santiago

ast t h- e d Nor de win tr a Equatorial low-pressure trough

do s Fulfilling the dream of a lifetime – crossing the AtlanticSüfrom t-Pa s sa t Cape Verde on board a windjammer: Santiago – St Maarten

Crossing the Atlantic on a traditional tall ship is an experience that leaves a lasting impression. For 13 days your exact course is determined only by the elements. When the crew sets the sails at dizzying heights, the wind fills the canvas and the ropes stretch and creak, you will experience a tangible sense of freedom.

Sea Cloud ii

13 nights 09 Dec. to 22 Dec. 2020 SCII-2037 09 Dec. Praia/Santiago 18.00 Guests arrive individually in Santiago. Embarkation on the Sea Cloud ii. 10 Dec. At sea (until 21 Dec.) 22 Dec. Philipsburg/St Maarten 08.00 Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

SAILING

An authentic sailing experience

Itinerary subject to change!

Great adventures do not always mean great effort. For 13 days we sail a westward course across the Atlantic, always heading towards a magnificent sunset. It will not be long before you sit back and relax; surrounded by vast horizons and looked after by an attentive crew, you will leave your every-day stress behind in no time at all. A lecturer accompanies the trip

Our lecturer will come thoroughly prepared for the Atlantic crossing, ready to give you fascinating insights into his/her area of expertise as part of varied and entertaining talks.

Our travel tip: Santiago In order to be absolutely sure that your luggage will accompany you on the Atlantic crossing, we recommend that you arrive in Santiago at least a day in advance:

SAILING

Relax and enjoy

Special combination price advantage: Combine trips SCII-2037 and SCII-2036 (page 130) and take advantage of our special combination price (see cruise rates box); save up to US$ 1,925 per person!

Pre-cruise stay in Santiago from 08 Dec. to 09 Dec. 2020. One night bed and breakfast in a first-class hotel, hotel transfer from the airport, full-day island tour of Santiago including lunch. Surcharge: US$ 340 per person in a double room US$ 430 per person in a single room Minimum number of participants: 10 people

Cruise-only rates per person

SAILING

What would have been going through Columbus’ mind as he set sail in 1492? It is virtually impossible to sail across the Atlantic in the discoverer’s footsteps without constantly considering his thoughts and ideas. Columbus had not yet discovered the trade winds, which provide ideal sailing conditions in the westerly direction during the winter months, but nowadays we know that they guarantee fantastic sailing for the Sea Cloud ii on its way to the Caribbean.

SAILING

Following in Columbus’ footsteps

If booked from 01 July 2020 Category

SCII-2037

SCII-203637

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 8,725 US$ 9,825 US$ 11,755 US$ 12,325 US$ 13,285 US$ 15,925 US$ 17,125 US$ 12,225

US$ 12,795 US$ 14,695 US$ 17,995 US$ 18,985 US$ 20,545 US$ 24,995 US$ 27,095 US$ 18,795

Early booking discount per person if booked until 30 June 2020

US$

US$

560

SAILING

SAILI

NG

SAILING

0° Equator

950

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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Picture-perfect beaches, breathtaking colonial architecture, lively salsa rhythms, and an endless sea.

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Relaxed luxury on St Barths

The spirited music of Cuba

Ever since billionaire David Rockefeller discovered the island for himself in the 1960s, St Barthélemy has been a favourite destination for the international jetset. You spend some time on one of the glorious beaches or stroll along the luxurious promenade, and bring the day to a relaxed close while gazing at the impressive private yachts in Gustavia’s harbour.

If Cuba is the birthplace of almost every Latin dance style, then Santiago de Cuba is the stage on which they are performed. Nowhere else will you find so much live music or dancing. In the town’s clubs, bars and dance schools, the rhythms of salsa, son and rumba are omnipresent and just as thrilling as in the world-famous Buena Vista Social Club. A band will also be performing on board.

The imposing granite formations “The Baths”

Trinidad’s old town

Hidden grottos, shallow pools and the sun peeking through rocks polished round by the sea and sand – on Virgin Gorda, nature has created a romantic water playground for adults: The impressive stone labyrinth “The Baths” is the perfect place to while away the hours between coconut palms and the turquoise sea.

Trinidad de Cuba is a small, friendly place with a long history as a centre for sugar cane farming. Its charming coastal setting, lovingly restored facades and gentle pace of life can be experienced in any of the town’s beautiful squares and in the narrow, historic alleyways. This small town has a well-deserved place on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

Port Antonio – natural beauty in Jamaica

A lecturer accompanies the trip

Known for its reggae, Rastafarians and rum, Jamaica has many magical and serene natural settings to offer alongside its rousing rhythms. Port Antonio in the northeast is the spot on the island with the most beautiful scenery. With its perfect beaches, lush tropical vegetation and countless caves, rivers and waterfalls, the area surrounding this small colonial town has been a celebrity hotspot since the nineteen-forties, attracting famous visitors like Errol Flynn and providing the exotic backdrop for a number of films.

Knowledge, entertainment and facts – our expert is on hand to give talks on a wide variety of specialist subjects. He will also be on board to answer any questions that you may have.


Atlantic Ocean

Havana Cienfuegos Trinidad

Maria la Gorda

Cuba

Santiago de Cuba Haiti

Dom. Republic

Santo Domingo

Jamaica

Puerto Rico

Port Antonio

St Maarten St Barthélemy

Caribbean Sea

Spend the festive season discovering the manifold facets of Cuba during two colourful Caribbean windjammer weeks: St Maarten – Havana SEA CLOUD II

14 nights 22 Dec. 2020 to 05 Jan. 2021 SCII-2038 22 Dec. Philipsburg/St Maarten 18.00 Guests arrive individually in St Maarten. Embarkation on the SEA CLOUD II. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 21.00 (no shore leave possible in the evening) 23 Dec. Gustavia/St Barthélemy 13.00 Snorkellig excursion.* 24 Dec. At sea 25 Dec. Santo Domingo/Dom. Republic 14.00 24.00 Tour of the old town.* 26 Dec. At sea (until 27 Dec.) 28 Dec. Port Antonio/Jamaica 08.00 16.00 Boat trip on the Rio Grande or visit to the beach of Frenchman’s Cove.* 29 Dec. Santiago de Cuba/Cuba 08.00 17.00 City tour and El Morro fortress or day trip with El Morro fortress, lunch and city walk.*

30 Dec. 31 Dec.

01 Jan. 02 Jan. 03 Jan. 04 Jan. 05 Jan.

At sea Cienfuegos/Cuba 08.00 City walking tour Cienfuegos or trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trinidad.* Cienfuegos/Cuba 01.30 Maria la Gorda/Cuba 13.30 18.00 Afternoon at the beach. At sea Havana/Cuba 13.30 Tour of the old town, Tropicana show in the evening.* Havana/Cuba Disembarkation. Guests return home individually.

Itinerary subject to change! * These excursions are not included in the cruise-only rate.

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Combination: Combine trips SCII-2038 and SCII-2037 (page 131), and save 10% on the cruise-only rate of the lower-priced trip.

Cruise-only rates per person SCII-2038

Category

if booked by 30 June 2020 from 01 July 2020

GTY double cabin** F Upper-/lower-bed E D C B A GTY single cabin**

US$ 8,795 US$ 9,985 US$ 12,085 US$ 12,695 US$ 13,745 US$ 16,595 US$ 17,855 US$ 12,575

US$ 9,395 US$ 10,585 US$ 12,685 US$ 13,295 US$ 14,345 US$ 17,195 US$ 18,455 US$ 13,175

Single surcharge: Category C-F: 50%, Category A+B: 100% ** Limited number of guaranteed cabins; allocation starts with Cat. F See page 138 for included services

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The SEA CLOUD II Cabin Categories

Luxury owner suites No 401 and 402 (Cat. A) Both approx. 27 m 2/290 sq ft owner suites are located on the Lido Deck. Their panorama windows let in a great deal of light and offer stunning views of the sea. The centrepiece of each room is a romantic four-poster bed featuring two separate mattresses (each 95 cm x 210 cm). In addition to specially selected furniture, guests may also make use of four wardrobes, a TV with DVD player, mini-bar and a safe. In the room’s approx. 4.2 m2/45 sq ft marble bathroom, gold-plated taps and inlays offer a nostalgic touch. The bathrooms feature a bathtub, separate shower, marble washbasin and WC. Owner suite N o 402 is decorated in shades of orange.

Junior suites No 303-319 (Cat. B) All junior suites are located on the Promenade Deck, where you will also find the restaurant, boutique and reception. They are approx. 23 m2/247 sq ft*. Elegant rosewood furniture, a grey-white marble fireplace and a queen size bed with separate single mattresses (each 90 cm x 200 cm)and a canopy give the room its elegant style. The double bed can be separated into two single beds. The junior suites feature large panorama windows, a separate seating area, walk-in closet and TV with DVD player. Behind one of the beautiful cupboard doors you will find a mini-bar and a safe. The bathrooms (each approx. 3.2 m2/34 sq ft in size) feature a fitted bathtub, WC, and marble washbasin with gold-plated taps. * No 303 approx. 22 m²/237 sq ft and No 304 approx. 21.5 m²/231 sq ft

De luxe double-bed cabins No 301 and 302 (Cat. C) These two de luxe outside cabins are located on the Promenade Deck, where you will also find the junior suites, the restaurant, boutique and reception. They both feature panorama windows, a double bed with separate single mattresses (each 86 cm x 200 cm), a separate seating area, TV with DVD player, mini-bar, wardrobe and safe. Approx. 20 m 2/215 sq ft in size, both cabins have a spacious feel. The approx. 3 m 2/32 sq ft bathroom features a WC, shower and marble washbasin with gold-plated taps.

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De luxe double-bed cabins No 218-223 (Cat. D) The six Cat. D de luxe outside cabins are located on the Cabin Deck, where you will also find the ship’s hospital, sauna, swim platform and fitness area. Approx. 21 m2/ 226 sq ft in size, each cabin includes three portholes, a double bed with separate single mattresses (each 85 cm x 200 cm), TV with DVD player, mini-bar, wardrobe and safe. Stylish furniture and a beautiful seating area give the cabins an extremely comfortable feel. The approx. 3 m2/32 sq ft bathroom with a fitted shower and gold-plated taps includes a WC and a marble washbasin. The cabins are located in the middle of the ship.

De luxe double-bed cabins No 207-217, 224-231 (Cat. E) These Cat. E outside cabins are approx. 20 m2/215 sq ft* and are also located on the Cabin Deck. The double bed with separate single mattresses (each 90 cm x 200 cm) can be separated into two single beds. Of course these cabins also feature a TV with DVD player, minibar, wardrobe and safe. A small seating area is situated next to the two portholes, emphasising the room’s modern maritime feel. The approx. 3 m2/32 sq ft bathroom includes a shower, marble washbasin with gold-plated taps and WC. * No 207-210 approx. 19 m²/204 sq ft

Upper-/lower-bed cabins No 204-206 (Cat. F) The cabins in this category are still furnished in the traditional windjammer style: with bunk beds (each 80 cm x 190 cm). They are mainly suited to single travellers and are located on the Cabin Deck. These cabins are approximately 14 m2/150 sq ft. The approx. 3 m 2/32 sq ft bathroom features a fitted shower, WC and marble washbasin with gold-plated taps. The room’s two portholes offer views out to sea. Of course these cabins also feature a TV with DVD player, mini-bar, small seating area, wardrobe and safe.

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The Sea Cloud ii Deck Plan

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Captain Bridge Sun Deck

Lido Deck Lido Bar

Lounge

Library Lido Deck

Restaurant Promenade Deck

Boutique

Purser

Sauna Fitness Area

Reception

Hospital

Cabin Deck

Suites with bathtub/shower and walk-in closet (all other cabins showers & closets) Cabins with connecting doors

Swim Platform

Masts Cabin Categories of S ea C loud ii Cat. A

Luxury owner suites

Cat. C

De luxe double-bed cabins

Cat. E

De luxe double-bed cabins

Cat. B

Junior suites

Cat. D

De luxe double-bed cabins

Cat. F

Upper-/lower-bed cabins

Guaranteed cabin: The range of accommodation starts from Cat. F. You will receive your exact cabin number when arriving on board. The allotment for this category is very limited.

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The Sea Cloud ii Sail Diagram and Technical Data

1 Bowsprit 2 Flying Jib 3 Fore Topgallant Staysail 4 Outer Jib 5 Inner Jib 6 Fore Topmast Staysail 7 Fore Mast 8 Fore Royal 9 Fore Topgallant 10 Fore Upper Topsail

11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Fore Lower Topsail Fore Course Main Royal Staysail Main Topgallant Staysail Main Topmast Staysail Main Mast Sky Sail Main Royal Main Topgallant Main Upper Topsail

21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Main Lower Topsail Main Course Mizzen Topgallant Staysail Mizzen Topmast Staysail Mizzen Mast Upper Spanker Lower Spanker Mizzen Spanker Boom Middle Gaff Upper Gaff

Technical Data • • • • • • • •

Length overall: 117 m/384 ft Beam: 16.15 m/53 ft Draft: 6 m/20 ft Height of main mast above waterline: 57.40 m/188 ft Total sail area: 2,700 m2/29,000 sq ft Number of sails: 23 Passengers: max. 94 Crew: approx. 65

• 47 outside cabins (of those 29 cabins with shower/WC, 16 junior suites with bathtub/WC and 2 luxury owner suites with bathtub and shower/WC) with bathrobes, hair dryer, telephone, adjustable A/C, private safe, TV/DVD, mini-bar

• Lido deck with bar • Restaurant (98 seats) with free seating and one sitting • Lounge, boutique, library with laptop, sauna, fitness area, swim platform • Hospital • Flag: Malta • Year of construction: 2001

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Clearly more: the many included services on board Our own 5-star style fulfils the highest demands,

on board the SEA CLOUD CRUISES yachts in the

allows true relaxation and real pleasure. All the

cruise rate, are also part of it. And so you can expect

special little details and extras, which are included

simply more from us.

Here is an overview of the main included services: • Beautifully appointed cabin in selected category

• Fresh fruit basket in your cabin, replenished daily

• Gratuities

• E-mails can be sent free of charge from the on-board laptop

• Welcoming bottle of champagne in your cabin • All meals from early-bird breakfast to the exquisite 4-course dinner menu with choice of main course • 5-course gala dinner during the cruise • Welcome and farewell cocktail with champagne • Selected wines and beers thoughtfully chosen to complement lunch and dinner • All soft drinks and juices throughout the cruise • All alcohol-free coffee and tea specialties

• English-speaking tour guide • Travel documents with detailed destination information • All port fees • Use of watersports facilities such as snorkelling equipment, Stand-Up-Paddles and Towable Tube (weather permitting) • Free laundry service for cat. A-C (SEA CLOUD) and cat. A+B (SEA CLOUD II) cabin guests

• Bottled water on the excursions Included beverages on a seven-night cruise valued at approx. US$ 380 per person.

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Collaborative partners of S ea C loud C ruises ...

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FEINE PRIVATHOTELS

ELECT

Sea Cloud Cruises is a member of FEINE PRIVATHOTELS – a collection of privately owned hotels, all of which are unique and offer the highest standards. Our 13 partner hotels combine elegance and relaxed charm to create a delightful atmosphere. With passion, faultless hospitality and top service, the hoteliers aim to create truly special moments that you will enjoy whilst feeling completely at ease.

Sea Cloud Cruises is a founder member of ELECT – an association of especially select companies. Although we all pursue different trades, we do have a lot in common: Excellent service and the personal contact to our customers are extremely important for us; the manufacturers produce in small quantities and put a special focus on customisation. For good cause, we will only expand our circle with careful consideration.

• DIE SONNE FRANKENBERG • EUROPÄISCHER HOF HEIDELBERG • FÄHRHAUS SYLT • HARDENBERG BURGHOTEL • HOTEL BÜLOW PALAIS • HOTEL LOUIS C. JACOB • HOTEL-RESTAURANT ERBPRINZ • SCHLOSSHOTEL BURG SCHLITZ • SCHLOSSHOTEL HUGENPOET • SCHLOSSHOTEL MÜNCHHAUSEN • VILA JOYA BOUTIQUE RESORT • VILLINO • WALD & SCHLOSSHOTEL FRIEDRICHSRUHE

Our partners are:

More information on the individual hotels can be found at www.feine-privathotels.de/en

For further information on ELECT as well as our joint events, go to www.elect-circle.com/en

• BENTLEY OWNERS CLUB • CAVIAR HOUSE & PRUNIER • FEINE PRIVATHOTELS • GRAF VON FABER-CASTELL • MORITZ GROSSMANN • VICKERMANN & STOYA We gladly recommend each other to our customers: Therefore, if you are satisfied with what our yachts have to offer, it will be worth getting to know our partners as well, for example at new and varied, always exclusive events.


Useful information Boutique: The boutique on each yacht provides accessories, clothes and gifts. These can be purchased on board or via the website www.seacloudseason.de/en (external service provider). Cabin fittings: On all of our ships, each cabin is equipped with a direct-dial telephone, a safe in the wardrobe and an assortment of soft drinks, which are available free of charge. In the bathroom you will find a selection of luxury toiletries, as well as bathrobes, slippers and a hair dryer. Cabins on board the Sea Cloud ii are also equipped with a television, a DVD player and a radio. Changes of schedule: The focus of our cruises is on the sailing experience. Even with the most meticulous route planning, changes to the itinerary may be necessary due to weather conditions or other unforeseeable circumstances. On board, the captain will inform you about any possible changes that might be deemed necessary. Computer/e-mail/Internet: Each of our windjammers is equipped with a satellite receiver. A laptop is available free of charge in the library (Sea Cloud ii) or the lounge (Sea Cloud). You can use this or your own laptop to access the Internet with an access code (Wi-Fi), which can be obtained from the reception or the purser at a charge. Continuous reception cannot be guaranteed; in certain sailing areas or due to the set course, interruptions to network coverage might be experienced. Currency on board: The currency on board is the Euro (€). All the main credit cards (MasterCard, Visa Card, American Express and Diners Club) as well as German EC cards and traveller’s cheques are accepted on board. Dietary requirements & intolerances: We are happy to take into account your requests with regard to dietary requirements and intolerances. Please inform us of these well before your voyage. Dress code: During the day, and depending on the weather, a sophisticated summer look is suitable. For the evening, we recommend smart-casual wear. We also kindly request that 142

guests refrain from wearing shorts at evening meals. The Captain’s Dinner (an event which normally takes place twice on each trip – once on short cruises) is a time when our guests tend to opt for a more elegant look. We recommend a suit for men and appropriate smart dress for women. Please remember to take some non-slip shoes with you. Electric voltage: The voltage on board is 220 V. Each bathroom is equipped with a razor socket. Entry and vaccination requirements: Information regarding the actual requirements for entry and vaccination you will receive with the detailed offer following your enquiry for a specific cruise. Insurance: For your own security, we recommend taking out travel cancellation, luggage, accident, health and curtailment holiday insurance with our partner, Hanse Merkur. Our cruise consultancy will be happy to assist you. Together with Germany’s market-leading travel insurance provider for cruises, we have put together a range of insurance policies for you so that you can enjoy your perfect holiday without any worry or hassle. The German consumer organisation “Stiftung Warentest” is amongst those impressed by HanseMerkur’s range of products, awarding high scores to the company’s insurance policies time and time again. The Sea Cloud Cruises Premium Coverage offers you the best protection against any potential risk and the consequences thereof, both before and during your holiday. Cover includes health insurance and return travel expenses. The travel cancellation insurance – solo – offers protection against cancellation costs, and the curtailment holiday insurance policy even offers to reimburse you the cost of the trip in its entirety should you have to cancel your holiday during the first half of the trip. You can buy your insurance cover now for prices starting at just € 39. More information on insurance policies and full insurance conditions can be found at www.seacloud.com/travel-insurance


Languages on board: The languages used on board are German and English. Daily programmes, menus and announcements will be available in both languages. Depending on the group, we always endeavour to organise German or English-speaking tour guides for our shore excursions.

(in both English and German), popular board games, as well as DVDs (Sea Cloud ii only).

Laundry: Our washing and ironing service is provided at an additional charge and carried out overnight. For guests staying in cat. A-C cabins (Sea Cloud) or cat. A+B cabins (Sea Cloud ii), this service is provided free of charge.

Smoking: Smoking is permitted only on the outer decks outside of meal times. We kindly request that smokers take the comfort of other passengers into consideration. Smoking is prohibited on the blue lagoon deck and covered areas of the spanker and lido deck at all times.

Massage/beauty treatments: For your own personal comfort, we provide a range of spa services on board the Sea Cloud ii (massages and beauty treatments at an extra charge), using the finest products from Maria Galland.

Tipping: Tips are already included in the price of the trip.

Medical advice: The Sea Cloud and the Sea Cloud ii both have on-board hospitals managed by the ship’s doctor, who is available at any time in the event of an emergency. Our yachts are not equipped with lifts/elevators so that guests have to use the stairs; embarkation and debarkation is via the on-board gangway and is not always level; depending on the tide, access might be steep. Unshipping with the onboard tenders or zodiacs is also via the gangway. Before embarking on one of our voyages, you should therefore be positive that you are in good physical health. If you are unsure whether you will be able to manage the conditions on board, please contact us. Specific care must be agreed upon in advance. On-board programme: Of course, sailing manoeuvers and seafaring skills take centre stage on board a true windjammer. As of late, you can join in yourself when the sails are hoisted, for example work the clew lines and buntlines when striking the sails or coil the rope ends when clearing the deck. Lecturers and artists are also on board on selected voyages, offering stimulating talks or additional entertainment. An on-board pianist will be playing on both ships during our afternoon coffee service and in the evenings. In addition, guests can borrow books

Restaurant: On our yachts, you will eat in one sitting with a free choice of table seating. Meal times are printed on the daily on-board programme.

Virtual tours: Take the virtual 360° tour of our yachts to familiarise with all the facilities on board: www.seacloud.com/en/tour Watersports equipment: On both yachts, you will have access to snorkelling equipment – enough for all guests and available in various sizes. The gangway (Sea Cloud) or the swim platform (Sea Cloud ii) offer guests direct access to the sea. The ship’s management team will decide where and when swimming stops will take place; subject to weather conditions and approval from the appropriate authorities. Furthermore, we offer stand up paddle boards when going ashore on a beach, as well as a towable tube from the gangway. All prices for services offered in this catalogue are current as of April 2019. Prices are subject to change.

EU regulation: In accordance with the European regulation concerning the liability of carriers of passengers by sea in the event of accidents, we are under obligation to notify passengers of their rights in the event of an accident at sea. A summary of the provisions can be found at www.seacloud.com/eu-regulation

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Terms and Conditions of Travel of the Company Sea Cloud Cruises GmbH in its capacity as Tour Organizer for SY Sea Cloud and SY Sea Cloud ii

Dear Guest, We hope that you have found the appropriate vacation trip in our programme, and we welcome you to the exclusive circle of S ea C loud Cruises GmbH (SCC) guests. Please read the following Information and Conditions carefully so that you will know exactly what you can expect from us. The information and conditions regulate the contractual relationship between you and us, and you shall recognize them with your reservation. We are striving to relieve you of troubles and worries in as far as humanly possible. The delineation of our responsibility is designed to provide clarity regarding what you may expect and our liability. 1. Application and Travel Confirmation 1.1. Via your tour application, you are offering SCC, in a binding manner, the opportunity to close a travel agreement. Your tour registration may transpire in writing. The travel agreement will only become binding from the time that we confirm the reservation and the price to you or your travel agent in writing. 1.2. The applicant is liable for all contractual obligations of other tour participants that he/she registers provided that he/she has expressly confirmed to do so. 1.3. You shall receive a travel confirmation upon conclusion of the contract or without delay thereafter. The confirmation shall contain all essential information regarding travel performances you have reserved, provided that said information does not already follow from the travel brochure. 1.4. All personal data, which you submit to us for handling your trip, is subject to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Federal Data Protection Act. Data will be protected against improper use. 1.5. If the subject-matter of the confirmation of the holiday deviates from the subjectmatter of the booking, then a new offer by SCC is in existence to which it is bound for the duration of 10 days. The contract comes into existence on the basis of this new offer if the traveller declares his/her acceptance to SCC in writing or by payment within the commitment period. 2. Payment 2.1. You are required to make a down-payment of 10% per person within one week following receipt of the travel confirmation and the invoice. The remaining balance shall be due for payment four weeks prior to commencement of travel and before receipt of travel documents (tickets, etc.). The total amount is due for payment as soon as the travel confirmation, invoice and insurance certificate have been received in the event of bookings made when there are four weeks or less remaining before commencement of travel. 2.2. If the traveller is in default with a payment to SCC, SCC can cancel the contract after having issued a reminder with a deadline. In this case SCC can claim cancellation fees in accordance with paragraph 5.2. 2.3. The travel contract will be cancelled automatically if payment is not received by the beginning of travel despite another demand for payment by a certain date having been issued. In this instance, SCC will be entitled to demand corresponding cancellation charges as compensation for damages according to paragraph 5.2. 2.4. The customer is required to bear the cost of ancillary performances, such as acquiring a visa, etc., as well as the costs for reservations or inquiries made by telegraph or telephone. 2.5. All payments must be made directly to the operator specified on the invoice. The travel agency is not authorized to receive payments. Payments to the intermediary travel agency will be made at the traveller’s own risk and will have no debt-discharging effect with respect to the relevant operator should the travel agency fail to forward the payments to the operator specified on the invoice. 3. Performances and Prices 3.1. The scope of contractual performances arises from the services as specified in the offer and in the booking confirmation combined with the catalogue valid at the time and the trip description together with all explanations and guidelines contained therein. 3.2. Flights SCC informs the customer about the identity of the airline/s performing flight services during the voyage. In cases where the booking is made at a time when the airline is not known, SCC will tell the customer which airline/s is/are most likely to perform the flight services. As soon as SCC knows for certain which airline/s will be performing the flight services, SCC will inform the customer about the identity of the airline/s. At the very latest, this will be when the detailed travel information is sent. In case the airline changes SCC will inform the customer immediately after the change is known. A list of airlines with an operating ban within the EU can be found here: https://ec.europa.eu/transport/modes/air/safety/air-ban_en. The conditions of carriage of the airlines for whose flights we act as intermediary are binding. We shall be pleased to provide these to you on request. Carriage is booked in the Tourist Class; also in the Business or First Class at extra tariff cost in as far as they are available. Flights on days other than the travel days booked e.g. as a result of pre- or post-programmes can lead to extra costs. The airlines always only accept seat reservations as non-binding wishes. 3.3. Luggage conveyance Up to 20 kg luggage per flight passenger will be conveyed (First Class 30 kg). For travel to some countries (incl. USA, Canada, Mexico and within Germany) measurements are based not on the weight, but instead on the number of luggage items and their dimensions. Excess luggage can in principle be carried at extra cost. Children under the age of two have no claim to luggage conveyance. Please report damage or delays in delivery promptly on the spot to the relevant airline via a Property Irregularity Report (P.I.R.). The report is a prerequisite for any liability. 3.4. Services not used by traveller SCC shall endeavour to obtain reimbursement of saved costs from the service provider if the traveller fails to utilize travel services due to premature return journey and in other significant cases. This shall not apply if services are fully irrelevant or if a refund is opposed by legal or official regulations. SCC is entitled to retain 20% of the refundable amount as compensation for additional effort and expenses.

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4. Modification of Services and Prices 4.1. A change of airline company, of aircraft or of the departure and arrival airport may become necessary should an airline cancel a flight and e.g. in the event of failure of the airline to comply with the flight schedule. Right is retained to effect such kind of change or modification in such or similar instances. Only costs, equivalent to a second class railroad journey, will be refunded in the event of substitute transportation. 4.2. Changes in the trip’s itinerary are possible for ship voyages, e.g. in case of floodings or low water level, inclement weather conditions, governmental regulations, if the vessel could not adhere to its schedule at the time that travel commences because of an unforeseen technical defect that causes postponement of the trip itinerary, if the vessel’s management alters the vessel’s course in the interest of passengers’ safety or any other special reason related to the ship travel. In any such cases SCC has the right to make use of other means of transportation such as but not limited to coaches and buses for some routes. 4.3. Any such and comparable divergences from and modifications to individual travel performances contained in the travel agreement, which become necessary after the agreement is closed, and which are not induced by SCC contrary to the principles of good faith and trust, are solely permissible, if they are not substantial and if they do not impede the overall tailored style of the reserved trip. The modified performance shall supersede the performance due under contract. Contingent claims under warranty shall remain unaffected, in as far as substitute performance is flawed. In the event that the overall tailored style of the reserved trip is unreasonably modified due to said substitute performances, then we shall grant you the option to change your reservations, free of charge, or to cancel the travel agreement without paying any fees. SCC shall undertake to immediately inform you of any such divergences or modifications, in as far as possible. 4.4. SCC reserves the right to alter the indicated prices, which have been confirmed on booking, in the case of an increase of transportation costs or of fees for particular services, such as port or airport charges, bunker surcharges, insurance fees or in the case of an alteration of the exchange rates applicable to the holiday in question, to the extent to which this increase has an effect on the price of the holiday per person or per seat, provided more than four months lie between the conclusion of the contract and the stipulated date of the holiday. In the case of a subsequent amendment to the price of the holiday or of an amendment to an essential travel service, SCC must inform the traveller accordingly without delay, at the latest, however, 21 days before commencement of the holiday. Price increases after this period are not permissible. In the case of price increases of more than 5% or in the case of a considerable amendment to an essential travel service, the traveller is entitled to withdraw from the tourist travel contract free of charge or to demand to take a holiday which is at least of the same value, if the tour operator is in a position to offer such a holiday from its range of holidays at no extra cost for the traveller. The traveller must assert these rights vis-à-vis SCC within the time frame defined by SCC as part of the notification regarding the price increase or amendment to the travel service. If the traveller does not respond to SCC within the defined time frame or at all, the amendment about which they have been notified will be deemed to have been accepted. The traveller is to be made aware of this within a declaration by SCC via a permanent data medium such that it is emphasised in a clearly comprehensible way. 5. Cancellation, Changing Reservations, Substitute Persons 5.1. You may cancel your trip in writing at any time prior to commencement of travel. Your cancellation notice shall become effective on the date we receive it. If we receive your notice out of office hours (Monday to Friday 9-17h CET), your notice shall become effective on the next working day (except Saturday). 5.2. If one of the parties cancels the contract or if you do not start the journey, SCC may demand reasonable compensation for arrangements it has made in conjunction with the trip and for its expenses, even if SCC has not yet confirmed the trip or if you fail to begin the journey. Our flat rate claim to reimbursement consists of a processing fee of EUR 25 per person for cancellation of a reserved trip up to 150 days prior to commencement of travel. The following annulment fees shall arise in the event of later cancellation: • 25% of the tour price for cancellation 149 – 50 days prior to commencement of travel; • 35% of the tour price for cancellation 49 – 22 days prior to commencement of travel; • 55% of the tour price for cancellation 21 – 15 days prior to commencement of travel; • 80% of the tour price for cancellation 14 days or less prior to commencement of travel; • 90% of the tour price for cancellation on the same day as the commencement of travel or failure to appear. Costs that the service provider charges to SCC, e.g., empty bed fee charged by a hotel for cancellation at short notice or special fees for cruises, shall be additionally invoiced in the event that individual or group trips are annulled. The traveller is free to prove to SCC that SCC has no loss or that the loss is less than the aforementioned flat rate. In this case the lower proven loss will be applied in place of the flat. SCC reserves the right to charge reimbursement fees beyond the flat rates mentioned above. In this case SCC has to verify and prove the loss, taking any expenses that have been saved and/or any other potential uses for the travel services into consideration. 5.3. We will endeavour to modify the travel registration (change reservations) subject to availability, at your request, up to 75 days prior to commencement of travel. Any change of reservations made as of the 74th day prior to commencement of travel will require you to serve notice that you are cancelling the reserved trip, and it will require subsequent re-registration. This shall not apply for requested changes of reservations that solely cause substantiated, minor expenses. Modification of the travel date, the travel destination, accommodations or the means of transportation shall apply as a change of reservations. 5.4. You may appoint a substitute person for yourself up to commencement of travel. In such case you are required to inform the tour organizer thereof. The tour organizer may object to any such substitute person on the basis of good cause, (e.g., special requirements linked to the trip, statutory bans, refusal by airlines or by hotel operators, etc.). If a third party enters into the contract, then he or she and the registrant are jointly and severally liable in respect of SCC for the price of the holiday and for additional costs incurred through the entry of the third party. SCC may only demand that additional costs be refunded if they are actually and reasonably incurred. SCC must provide the traveller with evidence of the amount of additional costs incurred through the entry of the third party. 5.5. Cancellation fees and fees for changing reservations are due for immediate payment.


6. Cancellation and Rescission of Agreement by the Tour Organizer 6.1. SCC may rescind the travel agreement after commencement of travel, without complying with a term of notice, if travellers persistently disturb execution of the trip despite an appropriate warning issued by the tour organizer. The same shall apply if anyone should behave in a manner which is gravely in breach of contract and justifies the immediate cancellation. In addition SCC has the right to cancel the travel contract without notice if in the captain’s opinion the traveller is unfit for travel due to illness, physical disability or for any other reason or if the traveller requires special assistance but is travelling without this assistance or if the trip has been booked based on incorrect information. SCC shall, however, after cancellation retain its claim to the tour price. The person causing the disturbance is liable for any possible extra cost for return transportation. However, SCC is required to allow credit for the value of saved costs as well as for advantages which may be obtained from another application of services not used, including possible reimbursements from service providers. 6.2. SCC may rescind the trip up to twenty days prior to commencement of travel due to failure to obtain the minimum number of participants if (a) the minimum number of participants in the brochure is stated as well as the point in time by which the traveller must be informed of the withdrawal prior to the contractually agreed-upon commencement of the travel and (b) the number of minimum participants as well as the latest date of possible cancellation are clearly stated in the travel confirmation or reference is made to the respective travel description where such information is stated. In case of a planned travel period of six days at the maximum it is sufficient if SCC rescinds the trip seven days prior to the commencement of the trip. The cancellation notice will be immediately forwarded to you. Your paid tour price will be immediately, latest after 14 days, refunded. 7. Rescission of the Contract due to unavoidable, exceptional Circumstances SCC or the traveller may both rescind the travel agreement if the trip or the carriage to the destination is rendered considerably difficult, endangered or impeded due to unavoidable, exceptional circumstances such as but not limited to an Act of Providence, (e.g., war, internal unrest, natural catastrophes that endanger safe travels to the destination) or in case of material risks for the health because of the outbreak of serious diseases at the destination. SCC shall immediately refund the paid tour price in such instance, latest after 14 days. 8. Liability 8.1. We shall bear liability within the scope of the due diligence of a prudent businessman: 8.1.1. for conscientious preparation of the trip; 8.1.2. for careful selection and monitoring of service providers, (e.g., transportation corporations, hotel operators, etc.); 8.1.3. for due and proper rendering of contractually covenanted tour performances, under consideration of applicable legal provisions of the respective country and place of destination. 8.2. However, we are not liable for information contained in hotel and local site brochures. We have no influence on their origin. We also bear no liability if national political conditions and contingent entry regulations change at the point of destination, after this brochure is printed, that encumber entry into the affected country or point of destination or which render the same infeasible. We shall inform you at short notice of any such essential, subsequent changes, in as far as possible. 8.3. We are liable for the fault of a person entrusted with rendering a service, unless otherwise stipulated under these Terms and Conditions of Travel or stipulated by prevailing conditions, and provided that the person entrusted to render service had caused an instance of damage not only upon the occasion of performing contract. The measure of indebted diligence shall be determined by conditions at the site of service rendered. Your tour will primarily take you to foreign countries, where foreign living conditions and where laws, that are partially foreign to us, prevail. 8.4. Warranty 8.4.1. The traveller may demand relief if the tour is not performed in compliance with contract. SCC may refuse relief if it necessitates disproportionate expense. 8.4.2. After returning from the tour, the traveller may demand reduction of the tour price, commensurate with reduced performance, in the event that the demand for relief was unsuccessful and the trip was not performed in compliance with contract. This shall not affect contingent, more extensive claims for subsequent reduction of the tour price. 8.4.3. The traveller may rescind the travel agreement if the tour organizer failed to perform relief, within a reasonable term, or if the tour organizer formally states that relief cannot be performed, and if the trip will be considerably impaired due to performance of services under noncompliance with contract. If the agreement is rescinded in this manner, then SCC is obligated to take appropriate measures, and especially to provide return transportation for travellers, if required. 8.5. The traveller may demand compensation for damages, and more precisely for vacation time spent to no avail, provided that the tour organizer is liable for a circumstance that caused a flaw in the tour. 8.6. Restriction of liability 8.6.1. The tour operator’s contractual liability is limited to three times the tour price, provided that damages sustained by the traveller are not caused by intent or gross negligence. The same applies in as far as the tour organizer is responsible for damages incurred by a traveller solely through the fault of a service provider. 8.6.2. The tour organizer is not liable for defective performances that arise in conjunction with services mediated as third party performances, (e.g., sporting events, attendance at theatres, exhibitions, etc.), provided these services are expressly identified as third party performances in the brochure and the booking confirmation by giving the name and the address of the third parties. It must be clearly recognizable for the customer that these third party performances are not part of the package tour by SCC. 8.6.3. A claim to damage against SCC as tour organizer is restricted or excluded, if – under legal provisions applicable to required, rendered performances of a service provider – a claim for damage against a service provider may solely be asserted under certain conditions or limitations or if such claim is excluded under certain conditions. 8.6.4. If SCC assumes a position equivalent to a freight carrier, then his liablity shall be regulated by the provisions of the Air Transportation Act in conjunction with conventions covenanted in Warsaw, The Hague, Guadalajara and the Montreal Agreement (solely for flights to Canada and the USA). As a rule, the Warsaw Convention limits the freight carrier’s liability for death or physical injury and for loss and damage of luggage. If the tour organizer constitutes a service provider, in other instances, then he shall bear liability in accordance with provisions that apply for a service provider. 8.6.5. If SCC assumes a position equivalent to a carrier, within the scope of sea voyages, then his liability shall be regulated in compliance with provisions of the Commercial Code and the Inland Waterways Transportation Act.

8.7. Duty to cooperate, complaints 8.7.1. In the event of defective performance, each traveller is required to undertake whatever may be reasonably expected of him/her to contribute to alleviate the defect and to keep any potential damages to a minimum. 8.7.2. If you should have reason for complaints, contrary to our expectations, then immediately inform our tour management on site. If a respective local tour manager or tour agent is not available or cannot be reached, or if they cannot alleviate a defective performance, then please turn to the service provider (transfer company, hotel operator) and/or the tour organizer or to his contact address in the area of destination. A traveller is not entitled to claims if he/she culpably fails to perform the above obligations. The only time this does not apply is if reporting a complaint is clearly futile or unreasonable for other reasons. The customer will, however, be informed about the availability of the tour manager or SCC in the service description – at the latest when they receive the travel documents. 8.7.3. Tour guides are not authorized to formally recognize any claims whatsoever. 9. Exclusion of Claims and Statute of Limitation 9.1. If the baggage is damaged, lost or delayed during the travel by air, the passenger must write and complain to the relevant air carrier in loco as soon as possible with undue delay. The airlines and SCC may refuse to grant a refund due to international conventions if the claims notification therefor is not completed in time. The claims need to be asserted within seven days in case of loss of luggage and within 21 days after receipt of luggage in case of delay. 9.2. The traveller must assert claims under §§ 651 c to f BGB (German Civil Code) within a month after the contractual date of return. 9.3. All claims arising from the travel agreement as well as claims based on injury to life, limb or health due to intentional or negligent breach of duty of SCC shall lapse two years following the contractually covenanted date of return. 9.4. The statue of limitations is suspended if SCC initially states to you that complaints and claims are being examined. The suspension is lifted when the tour organizer informs the customer of the results of his examination with regard to the customer’s claims. 10. Insurance Coverage 10.1. You are insured against transportation risk during flights, within the scope of lawful provisions. 10.2. For your own safety, we recommend that you take out a travel insurance policy that includes cancellation, interruption, health, luggage, accident and liability coverage. 11. Passport, Visa, Customs, Foreign Exchange and Health Regulations 11.1. You will receive essential information on the formalities required for your trip along with the travel offer. This information will be conveyed along with travel documents and through the travel description contained in the catalogue. Please heed this information, as each traveller is himself/herself responsible for compliance with these regulations. You shall bear all costs and the negative impact of failure to comply with said information. 11.2. You have to ensure that your passport, which you will require for your trip, is still valid, for a period of six months beyond the planned travel date. Children require a children’s passport which is appropriate to the respective destination. This information applies for German citizens. Foreign nationals and holders of foreign passports are requested to turn to their relevant consulate or embassy for appropriate information. 11.3. You are liable to SCC for all consequences and damages, especially penalties, fees and expenses, that must be paid or deposited as a result of your failure to follow applicable regulations for entry into, exit out of or transit through a country, or if in case you have not provided the necessary documents or not provided them in the prescribed manner. You are obliged to immediately reimburse any funds that SCC must pay or deposit. 11.4. SCC is not liable for the necessary visas being granted or provided in time by the relevant diplomatic body with the exception of instances when SCC has been instructed to arrange them unless SCC has culpably failed to fulfil its own obligations. 12. General Remarks 12.1. Major printing errors and computational errors in the brochure or on the travel confirmation shall entitle SCC to avoid the validity of the travel agreement. In such instance, SCC is required to compensate the traveller for the proven loss incurred by relying on a declaration. 12.2. All information in our tour description corresponds to the current status of information at the time of printing. 12.3. Invalidity of individual provisions of the travel agreement shall not result in invalidity of the entire travel agreement. The same shall apply for these same Terms and Conditions of Travel. 12.4. Oral agreements are only valid if we have confirmed them in writing. 12.5. The conditions of the respective shipowner or transportation corporation shall apply in the event of travel by ship, combined air and ship travel, combined train and ship travel and for bus trips. We will provide you with a copy of their conditions upon request. 12.6. German law is solely applicable to the contractual relationship between the traveller and SCC. 12.7. The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is deemed venue for courts of law for all registered businessmen, and for persons who do not have a domestic place of jurisdiction, as well as for persons who moved their place of residence or usual abode to a foreign country, after closing the travel agreement, or whose place of residence or usual abode is not known at the time that a suit is filed, and for litigation as a defendant. 12.8. SCC does not participate in the voluntary procedure for alternative dispute resolution for customer disputes in accordance with the Customer Dispute Resolution Law (Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz) and is not obliged to do so. 12.9. At the point of booking, SCC collects the personal data of the traveller that is required for the purpose of fulfilling and performing the travel contract. SCC stores this data electronically as well as processing it and forwarding it on to third parties (e.g. service providers such as hotels and transportation companies) if required within the scope of the contract. Further information is available at: www.seacloud.com/en/privacy. These conditions of travel and cancellation terms apply in conjunction with the conditions of transportation of the respective cruise ship. You can view these at www.seacloud.com/t-c. Tour Organizer Sea Cloud Cruises GmbH for SY Sea Cloud and SY Sea Cloud ii An der Alster 9 · 20099 Hamburg · Germany Telephone: +49-(0)40-30 95 92-50 · Fax: +49-(0)40-30 95 92-22 E-mail: cruise-consultant@seacloud.com Version: April 2019

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