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Sea Cloud II

Launched in 2001, Sea Cloud II is a stunning vessel, built along traditional lines, but offering deluxe accommodation. She combines the timeless elegance of sailing ships of the past with the highest safety standards and the luxurious comfort of modern cruise ships. The 32,000 square feet of sails are set by hand which is a truly magical sight; she really is the most exquisite of vessels. 

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  • Sea Cloud II
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  • Lounge
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  • Lido Deck
  • On deck
  • Gym
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  • Your Cabin/Suite


    Your Cabin/Suite

    Built to accommodate 94 passengers in five star luxury, Sea Cloud II offers a range of beautifully appointed suites and cabins which are furnished with great style. Spread over three decks are 29 deluxe outside cabins with showers, 16 junior suites with bathtubs, and two owner suites with bathtubs and showers. All accommodations have outside views and the bathrooms, in light marble, are unusually spacious and aesthetically pleasing. The two owner suites feature a king size canopy bed and all other cabins feature queen size beds with separate mattresses (excluding category F) staterooms which feature upper and lower single bed.

    Cabin sizes range from 16m2 to 27m2 (category F measure 14m2 ). The finest, carefully chosen fabrics, combined with leather, rattan and other materials, brass and gold, precious woods and marble together create an impressive ensemble. All cabins have a television with DVD player, minibar, dressing table, wardrobe and a safe. A welcome bottle of champagne and a fruit basket which is replenished daily are provided to enjoy whilst in your cabin. 

  • Your Space

    Your Space

    No expense has been spared to create a sympathetic ambience in both the accommodation and public areas and this is reflected throughout the vessel. Public areas include an elegant lounge, library, fitness centre, boutique, lido bar and hospital. The single sitting dining room is airy and modern and the quality of the cuisine and service will be to the highest of standards, as one would expect on a Sea Cloud II cruise. The Lounge is located mid-ship on the Lido Deck offering comfortable seating areas. The vessel’s magnificent Steinway can be found here and will be played for your enjoyment by an accomplished pianist. In addition enjoy interesting lectures and presentations, or perhaps a drink from the bar. There is also a library onboard where you can relax, write postcards, play a board game, find a film to watch in your cabin, send emails from the laptop or just enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Relax on the Lido deck and experience the natural grandeur of travelling under sail whilst watching the sailors manoeuver the sails high above, rekindling memories of a bygone age.

  • Your Dining

    Your Dining

    The cuisine aboard Sea Cloud II is of an exceptionally high standard, and has been accepted by the international Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Enjoy international dishes complemented by local specialities selected fresh from the market by the onboard chef. Breakfast is buffet style and will include a sumptuous array of hot and cold items with the option to order freshly cooked eggs at the egg station. Lunches are both buffet style and served and subject to fair weather, some will be on the ship’s lido deck and may offer extensive barbecue options, locally caught fish and freshly picked tropical fruits. Dinner is served a la carte and is a four course affair with a vegetarian option always available. All cruises aboard the Sea Cloud II are full board with carefully selected wines and beers served to complement your lunch and dinner. All soft drinks, coffee and tea whilst onboard are also included. 

  • Life Onboard

    Life Onboard

    Whilst there are many large sailing ships offering passages around the world there are few if any that can compare in terms of luxury to Sea Cloud II. Despite the luxurious setting, casual clothing is appropriate and the atmosphere onboard is friendly and generally informal. Service is personal, and the crew of 65 quickly acquaint themselves with passengers and the officers on the bridge are also available to answer questions; manoeuvres permitting. After all, Sea Cloud II is not only a cruise ship, but a private yacht as well.

  • For your comfort

    For your comfort

    Sea Cloud II combines the timeless elegance of sailing ships of the past with the highest safety standards and the luxurious comfort of modern cruise ships. The hospital is located on the Cabin Deck and is staffed by a ship’s doctor. In consideration of all passengers, smoking is not permitted onboard with the exception of designated areas on open decks.

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  • Ship Directory

    Ship Directory


    Please find below further details pertaining to the vessel or click on the booklet to download.

    For our voyages under sail we have chartered the magnificent Sea Cloud II. Launched in 2001, she is a stunning vessel, built along traditional lines, but offering deluxe accommodation. She combines the timeless elegance of sailing ships of the past with the highest safety standards and the luxurious comfort of modern cruise ships. The 32,000 square feet of sails are set by hand which is a truly magical sight; she really is the most exquisite of vessels.

    Whilst there are many large sailing ships offering passages around the world there are few, if any, that can compare in terms of luxury to Sea Cloud II. Standing on the dock and looking up at the ship you cannot help but be amazed by the sheer majesty of the vessel.

    Despite the luxurious setting, casual clothing is appropriate and the atmosphere on board is friendly and generally informal. Service is personal, and the crew of 65 quickly acquaint themselves with passengers and the officers on the bridge are also available to answer questions; manoeuvres permitting. After all, the Sea Cloud II is not only a cruise ship, but a private yacht as well.

    We hope this information booklet answers any questions you may have pertaining to the vessel and wish you a pleasant voyage.


    A limited number of adaptors for hairdryers, mobile phones etc. can be obtained from the Reception Desk, located on Promenade deck mid-ship. These should be returned to Reception at the end of the cruise and are the property of SEA CLOUD II.


    The entire ship is air-conditioned. All cabins feature individual temperature controls. In order to keep the air conditioning system working efficiently, please keep doors closed when in use.


    The ship uses a public address system to advise guests of all important information and activities during the cruise. Announcements in English can be heard throughout the public areas of the ship and in all cabins.


    Some beauty treatments and massage are available on board and appointments can be made at the Reception Desk. Fees for all treatments are available at Reception and will be charged to your onboard account.


    The promenade deck holds 16 junior suites and two deluxe outer cabins which also have panoramic windows. Exuding a more maritime appeal, the 27 deluxe outer cabins on the cabin deck have traditional portholes. Three of these cabins are fitted with an upper and lower bunk - as was customary on traditional windjammers. And, of course, all the cabins have small sitting areas, a bright ambience and plenty of space for all your personal belongings.

    No matter which cabin you choose, the cabin service will provide everything you need. Your pretty maritime home is tidied twice a day, the fruit bowl is refilled, and the daily programme is left out for you to read.

    All beds in the cabins are movable with the exception of cabins: 401 & 402, 301 & 302 and 218–223 (Category F cabins have one upper and one lower single bed). The standard bed configuration shows all beds made up side by side with individual mattresses and box springs, which have the ability to be separated into twin beds.

    Your cabin is equipped with a TV with integrated video or DVD player, a direct-dial telephone, a radio and an electronic safe. In addition, each cabin has a selection of non-alcoholic drinks which are available free of charge. There is selection of quality toiletries in the bathroom. You will also find a bathrobe, slippers and a powerful hairdryer in your cabin. All of the cabins have a shower only whereas the Junior Suites have a bath only and the Luxury Owner’s Suites benefit from a bath and shower.


    If you wish to contact the ship please call + 49 172 4367680. This is a German number so calls to this number are charged at an international rate. There is a phone in your cabin, which has access to an outside line. Outgoing call costs will be advised on board. You can make cabin-to-cabin calls free of charge (see section on Telephone Calls). You can contact the ship by email at - please indicate passenger name and cabin number as the subject.

    A laptop is available for use on board in the library. You can use this laptop or your own laptop to connect to the internet (Wi-Fi) using the access code, however please note that there is a charge for this. The code can be obtained from reception or the purser.


    A Daily Programme, detailing the following day’s arrangements as well as any specific information about the day’s activities is produced on board and delivered to your cabin each evening.


    If you have any dietary requirements such as vegetarian, low salt, gluten free and low cholesterol, please notify the Reservations Department. We regret that these, and any other special dietary needs, cannot be guaranteed. If you have any specific or special foods that you require we recommend that you take some with you although we will endeavour to accommodate your needs. Once on board, please speak to the Chef or the Maitre D’ at dinner on your first night on board to reconfirm your needs.


    Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner are served in the Restaurant. In the restaurant you will find tables for couples and groups of four, six and eight. The lido deck is often an inviting place to have lunch or an evening barbecue out in the open air. No matter whether you are sitting inside or outside, you can all enjoy this feast for the senses together in the same sitting and since you are dining on a tall ship with the character of a private yacht, you are free to choose your place and company at the table. Onboard culinary creations are sure to impress even the most discerning of connoisseurs and it is easy to see why Sea Cloud II was chosen to join the exclusive Chaîne des Rôtisseurs group.


    There is no lift and the ship does not have facilities for disabled or wheelchair dependent passengers. Additionally, most shore excursions involve some walking and some excursions are walking tours only. There is no chair lift on board.


    Your Cruise Director will provide you with detailed disembarkation information prior to the end of your cruise. This will include transfer information (where applicable). If you should have any specific queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Cruise Director as soon as possible after embarkation.


    You may dress however you feel comfortable, whether it be casual, summery or smart, it is up to you. Only at the traditional Captain’s Dinner do we recommend more formal attire. Non-slip footwear is essential.


    The voltage on board is 220 volts. Sockets are 2-round pin, European style. All bathrooms are equipped with a shaver socket. There are a limited number of adaptors available on board, which can be provided upon request.


    In the unlikely event that an emergency should occur during your cruise, we ask that you remain calm and follow the instructions of the crew. Life Jackets are located in your cabin. During the safety drill you will be instructed on how to wear your life jacket. We request that as soon as you enter your cabin, you carefully read the safety instructions fixed on the inside of your suite door.


    Guests should wait in public areas or in their suite until an announcement is made with instructions to disembark. Sailing times for each port are listed in the Daily Programme. Please note sailing times and ensure that you return back to the vessel at least 30 minutes prior to departure. A valid photo ID and your white Ship ID Card must always be carried ashore. In some ports a passport or port landing card must be carried when going ashore. This will be announced if required. If the ship is in a remote area and you hear a continuous blast of the ship’s horn then please return immediately to the landing site. When leaving the ship at any time while in port always ensure you have checked IN/OUT at the gangway.


    In order to maintain health standards you will find hand sanitisers at the entrance to the restaurant. We kindly ask you to use these regularly.


    Laundry service is available onboard. Laundry bags and a price list can be found in the wardrobe in your cabin. Please fill in the laundry list and leave it together with the bag of dirty laundry on your bed. There are no public launderette or ironing facilities on board. In the interest of safety we ask that you do not use an electric iron in your suite. An ironing service is available at reasonable cost. Dry cleaning facilities are not available on board.

    In the interest of the environment, towels will not be automatically changed every day. We ask that you put used towels on the bathroom floor if you wish them to be changed for fresh towels. Towels left hanging on the towel rack will not be changed.


    There is no lift on board.


    Before you disembark the ship, please check your cabin to ensure you do not leave anything behind. If you discover you have left any items behind, please contact Noble Caledonia. If we are able to recover your item(s) we will contact you to arrange delivery or collection, and any costs incurred will be at your own expense. MAIL Although reception staff are happy to post letters on your behalf, they may not be able to do so straightaway or at the port of call at which you make such a request. Some postal services are unreliable and many letters or postcards that you ask to be delivered on your behalf may be delayed or even lost en-route. Under no circumstances can we be held liable for such occurrences. 


    The hospital is located on the cabin deck and is staffed by the ship’s doctor. Daily surgery times can be found in the daily programme. The doctor can be reached at all times in case of emergency. Medicines and seasickness pills are available in limited quantities. As there are no lifts, only staircases, please ensure that you are fit and healthy for the cruise. However, if you do feel unsteady, please let us know. Special care requirements must be arranged in advance with the shipping company. To arrange an appointment with the ship’s doctor please contact the Reception. Seasickness tablets are available from Reception, and should be taken at least one hour prior to departure. MINI BAR For your convenience a Mini Bar facility has been set up in your cabin with soft drinks free of charge (replenished daily).


    News channels are available on your cabin TV and in addition daily news bulletins can be found at the Library.


    All passengers will have their own “ship account” which allows you to sign a chit for any expenses and then settle your bill at the Reception Desk at the end of the cruise. If you are sharing a cabin with a friend and would like separate bills, please inform Reception. Prices on board are shown and charged in Euro. Your ship’s account can be paid by:

    • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) • Cash (Euros or US Dollars) • Travellers’ Cheques (US Dollars or Euros)


    All passports are collected by the Purser upon embarkation. Passports are necessary to facilitate immigration formalities at each port of call and are returned at the end of the cruise.


    Library: Choose from our selection of German and English-language books, videos and board games. Please ensure that you return them once you have finished with them.

    The Lounge: Daily Briefings by the Cruise Director are given in the Lounge. The Lounge is located on the lido deck and is always open. Self-service coffee, tea, soft drinks and water are available all day. Informative Talks from the Guest Speaker are also given here.

    Fitness and Sport: Fitness enthusiasts can use the 100-metre long lido deck as their running/walking circuit while taking in all the different views which you can expect on board a tall ship. For others, the morning exercise sessions are just the way to start a new day. In the smart fitness studio, you will find dumbbells, bikes, treadmills and step machines for more focused workouts, and the adjoining sauna area will enhance your general well-being.


    Your comments are important to us therefore before your cruise ends, you will receive a questionnaire. We are always looking for ways to improve your holiday and in order to do this we need some feedback from our guests. Kindly hand your completed questionnaire in at Reception.


    In the closet of your cabin is an electronic safe which can be programmed with a personal code. Should you require any assistance, please contact reception.


    International Maritime Law requires a lifeboat safety drill to take place. This will take place prior to sailing. All guests must attend this compulsory and important exercise. Please listen for the announcements. During the drill, all ships services will be suspended. Your assigned lifeboat station, location of your life jacket and the signal for lifeboat and fire drills are clearly explained on the emergency card posted on the back of your suite’s door. Life jackets are located in your cabin. During the safety drill you will be shown how to wear the lifejacket. It is essential that you take certain safety precautions while on board. Walk, never run and be especially careful on wet and slippery decks. Ladies are advised to wear low heeled shoes especially on deck. Footwear should be worn at all times. Hold on to the handrails in passageways and stairways.


    These personal ID cards with essential information are issued to each guest during embarkation. Please ensure you check in and out at gangway so that we can ensure you are on board prior to sailing.


    Sea Cloud II offers a smoke-free cruise environment. Smoking is not permitted inside the ship. Smoking is permitted only on the outer decks outside of meal times. We kindly request that smokers take the comfort of other passengers into consideration. Smoking is prohibited on the Blue Lagoon deck and covered areas of the Spanker and Lido deck at all times.


    Calls to other cabins can be made free of charge by dialling the cabin number. You can make an external satellite telephone call from your cabin. Lift the handset and press 0. Enter the country code then city code without zero (0) at the beginning followed by the phone number and then pound key. Example for UK: 00 44 (0) phone number. Costs are available from Reception and charges are automatically billed to your on board account.


    All suites are equipped with a television with a built-in DVD player. DVD’s are available to borrow from the library.


    Lido Bar – 660 Reception – 700 (calls are automatically transferred after 23:00 hours to the bridge) Restaurant – 650 Suite Steward/ess – please dial 700 for reception and they will inform the Cabin Steward/ess on duty accordingly In Case of Emergency – 911 Hospital – 690 (only reachable during Hospital hours, Reception can contact Doctor at any time)


    All cabins are supplied with following complimentary amenities: • Shower gel • Hair shampoo • Hair conditioner • Body lotion • Soap • Shower caps • Make-up remover • Nail file • Shoe polish • Tissues


    For the safety and security of all passengers no visitors are allowed on board the ship.


    The bridge area can be visited during the day and/or at specified times subject to the captain’s approval. The bridge is closed during manoeuvring operations and night cruising.


    Wake up calls can be requested through the Reception Desk.


    Water from the taps in your cabin is safe to drink.


    Some destinations may require the use of the ships Zodiacs or local tender boats to go ashore. Guests will be advised where and when to meet the Zodiac or local tender boat to go ashore. Please ensure that your hands are free at all times and accept the assistance given by the crew on board Sea Cloud II when boarding tenders / Zodiacs. A Zodiac safety briefing will be given. 

    Please Note:

    The above information is accurate and correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publishing. Noble Caledonia accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions and none of the facilities or features of the vessel described herein which are not specifically described in our advertisements and on your holiday invoice as being included in your holiday price will be deemed to be included in your holiday package. If you would like further information about the vessel or about any of your holiday arrangements, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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