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Blog correspondent Chief Engineer Neil Carney sent some more photos taken during Odyssey’s time in the drydock. As he told us, at that time most of Seabourn Odyssey's below-the-waterline equipment was installed while she was “high and dry.”  In the first photo below, you see a view of Seabourn Odyssey that you’re unlikely to ever see again, showing the beautiful new five-blade propellers, the rudders and the all-important propeller shafts. ... read more

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More fantastic and exciting updates from Neil Carney, Chief Engineer... "On a lovely, sunny weekend in Genoa we watched the construction block of the Atrium "Dome" being lifted on board. Fabrication of the dome was completed only the day before in one of the vast construction halls here at Mariotti shipyards (see picture below). The Atrium is just forward of the funnels and will provide an impressive focal point as you enter the Spa area from the open deck area (of deck 9) above the pool. It is 8 mtrs (25 feet) in diameter, stands approx 9 mtrs (28 feet) high at the rear and 4 mtrs (13 feet) at the front." ... read more

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Our shipyard correspondent Chief Engineer Neil Carney has filed an update on the engines pictured in an earlier report. Those, as you may recall, were destined for the second Seabourn sister: Seabourn Sojourn. "I write this as an update to both my blog of 3rd Nov'08 - Seabourn Sojourn's (MAR063) Wartsila Engine FAT's and what's just happening in Port Nogaro with those engines. I also hope it answers the interest raised in the comment written by Wayne E Porter to that blog report." ... read more

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Check out this photo of Seabourn Odyssey leaving the dry dock with a fresh coat of white paint!! She has really come a long way, (both literally and figuratively.) ... read more

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Odyssey Blog Correspondent Neil Carney gives us an update on the two Seabourn yachts that are also under construction..... [caption id="attachment_222" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Neil Carney"]Neil Carney[/caption] "Whilst a lot of attention is being focused on the building of MAR062, or Seabourn Odyssey as you know her, it should not be forgotten that there are an additional two Seabourn sisters also under construction - MAR063 and MAR064. ... read more

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