Seabourn Odyssey moved this week from the Mariotti fitting-out berth to Drydock Number 5 at Genoa, where preparations will continue for her sea trials next week   The sea trials are an important milestone. Odyssey will be “put through her paces” with starts, stops, turns and other maneuvers to confirm that she performs according to specifications. Here are a couple of pictures, one is the first image we have of Odyssey moving under her own power. ... read more


Odyssey Chief Engineer Neil Carney files another report from the “fitting out” dock at the T. Mariotti shipyards in Genoa. "With the new year in full swing in the Mariotti shipyard, Seabourn's on-site team now has new members. The Odyssey's Master, Captain Karlo Buer, Staff Chief Engineer Jonny Gojostol, and Safety & Environmental Officer Kreso Volaric have recently arrived. ... read more


[caption id="attachment_28" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Odyssey Hull being towed to Genoa, Italy"]Odyssey Hull being towed to Genoa, Italy[/caption] If you ever put together model ships as a child, you might remember how interesting it was to meticulously fit together the wooden deck, the propellers and maybe even the little lifeboats. Model ships require painstaking detail, right? Now multiply that by about 10,000 and you come somewhat close to the work required to build a magnificent yacht like Seabourn Odyssey. ... read more

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