The first steel has been cut for Spirit of Adventure, launching in summer 2020. This is the second of Saga’s two new ships currently under construction at Meyer Werft in Papenberg. Sister ship Spirit of Discovery will begin her inaugural season July 10 after its naming in Dover on July 5.
The 58,250gt vessels measure 774.3ft and have a maximum beam of 102.4ft. Both ships have capacity for 999 passengers and 530 crew members.
Design themes in the Britannia Lounge include iconic furniture pieces, with a relaxed feel. Fabrics include rich velvets, chenilles and woven textures in citrusy yellow alongside deep blues and teals.
The Supper Club
The Supper Club, located next to the specialty dining venues, will feature outer walls made from glass with brass trim colonnades which act as screens.
Inspiration was drawn from British jazz clubs with deco-style lamp fittings for an intimate atmosphere with abstract artworks complementing the midnight blue and aubergine colour palette.
The ship’s day to night buffet-dining space offers a bright colour pallet of corals and dusky yellows – reminiscent of a deco ocean-front, with summer styling. Bold floor-to-ceiling artwork creates for a bright day space whilst in the evening mellow lighting transforms the space.
A patina bronzed metal finish reception desk and bespoke concertina artwork as a backdrop create a sumptuous feel alongside shades of evergreen and coral. In the spa, jade green tones encapsulate the space and the windows have laser-cut screens with a weeping willow motif to allow light to enter.
Best of British contemporary design
Understanding the importance of design and its marketability presents an opportunity to retain and attract new guests according to Chris Finch, CEO and Founder of interior design company AD Associates.
'Potential Saga guests are looking for aspirational interiors with personality that offer a relaxed and luxurious backdrop to fantastic, attentive service,' he added.
Nicola Preece, the agency’s Design Director said: ‘The interiors embody the best of British contemporary design. The approach is bold and adventurous, eclectic, and with carefully curated use of colour, offering variation, big scale patterns and a layered palette.’