SeaDream Yacht Club has ordered its first new ship, which will expand its two-vessel fleet for the first time since its founding in 2001.

At 15,600 gross tons, the SeaDream Innovation will be three times as big as the SeaDream I and II (which were acquired from Seabourn) and will accommodate twice as many guests. 

SeaDream said the ship, expected to arrive in September 2021, will have 110 suites compared with 56 on the SeaDream I and II.

"This project has been a dream of mine for many years," said Atle Brynestad, owner, chairman and CEO of SeaDream. 

The itineraries for the new vessel will touch all seven continents in its first year, visiting 200 ports in 49 countries, SeaDream said.

Guests will explore Svalbard, the Northwest Passage, Antarctica, the fjords of Norway, Japan, New Zealand, the Fiji Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. 

Damen Shipyards of the Netherlands has been contracted to build the SeaDream Innovation. 

Reservations are now open for past SeaDream guests and will open April 17 to everyone else.

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