Emerald Azzurra Floats Out At Halong Shipyard In Vietnam
Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw
Emerald Cruises’ new ocean-going super yacht,Emerald Azzurra, floated out this weekend at the Halong Shipbuilding Company in Vietnam, marking just over a year until its JAN 2022 debut.
“We are incredibly excited to seeEmerald Azzurrasuccessfully enter the water as the next stage of her build, the completion of the interior, commences. We can’t wait for past river cruise guests and new customers alike to join us on board our very own ocean-going yacht in 2022,” said Glen Moroney, Founder and Chairman of parent company, Scenic Group.
Emerald Azzurrais the first custom-built ocean super yacht launched by Emerald Cruises, and will sail the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Red seas. Its inaugural sailing on 28JAN, 2022 is an eight-day "Best of the Red Sea" itinerary out of Aqaba, Jordan.
Azzurraaccommodates 100 passengers across 50 suites and staterooms, 88% of which include an outdoor balcony. The yacht also has three dining venues, a wellness centre, three tenders, a Zodiac and a marina platform on the yacht’s aft.
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