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Sylvia Earle

Overview

Featuring industry-leading technology and streamlined cruising design the Sylvia Earle is one of the most modern and technologically advanced vessels sailing the polar regions. Named after the first female Chief Scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Sylvia Earle lives up to her namesake with a deep focus on protecting the natural environment. The ship features one of the lowest polluting marine engines in the world, with low energy consumption and higher fuel efficiency bringing an overall 80% reduction to emissions compared to Tier 1 engines. The ship also utilises virtual anchoring technology along with thrusters and propellers to minimise damage to the ocean floor caused by conventional anchors. 

Due to sail in October 2021 the Sylvia Earle will carry an average of 126 passengers and has 74 on board cabins. Between landings, guests will be able to enjoy an on board heated saltwater open air swimming pool and jacuzzis. Guests may also enjoy time in the gym, sauna or wellness centre. For zodiac excursions the vessel has four dedicated, sea-level launching platforms making boarding as efficient and safe as possible, allowing you to get off and experience the magical sights of fjords, glaciers and icebergs as quickly as possible. Cabins and suites are elegantly designed and spacious to give guests the most comfortable experience possible.

*PLEASE NOTE: As the vessel is still under construction current images are artist render impressions only. 

FEATURES

Length: 104m

Speed: 10-12 knots

Passengers: 126

Bow Thrust: Ulstein X-BOW®

Ship Region:Antarctica

ITINERARIES ABOARD THE Sylvia Earle