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Scenic Eclipse Review

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Early days but work to do on the hotel side

Review for Scenic Eclipse to South America
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grangeview
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2020
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My agent asked me for feedback on Scenic Eclipse. This is what I wrote.

Our thoughts on Scenic Eclipse. Overall it’s a four star hotel in a six star ship where Silversea is a six star hotel in a four star ship!

The huge 6 metre stabilisers and a long sharp bow make for the best ride by far we’ve experienced. We were in a Force 11 gale and Force 12 for an hour or so leaving South Georgia and no one we knew felt seasick. The azipod propulsion system means the ship can stop and manoeuvre extraordinarily quickly - a benefit we discovered when we came amongst a pod of Type D orcas while in a four metre swell. They have been seen very few times but we were able to slow rapidly, turn and stay with them for about twenty minutes, something no older expedition ship could have done.

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