We’re going to need a bigger ocean! Footage shows world’s largest cruise ship Wonder of the Seas completing sea trials ahead of her debut in the U.S, Barcelona and Rome in 2022

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  • Footage shows Wonder of the Seas being pulled out of France’s Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard
  • It shows her being placed through her steps in the open sea during trials in which she has covered 1,550 miles. distance was covered
  • Over 40 Marine Acceptance Tests Completed With ‘Lots of Inspections’

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Amazing video footage has been released of the world’s largest cruise ship – Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas – completing its sea trials.

And it has been announced that the 1,188-foot- (362-metre)-tall behemoth will debut in the US and Europe next year, leaving for the Caribbean from its home in Fort Lauderdale on March 4, 2022, making its way to Barcelona and Rome. before. To start summer vacations in May’.

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Sea-trial footage shows Wonder of the Seas being lifted from the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, where she was built – then being put through her paces in the open sea Had been.

Amazing video footage has been released showing the world's largest cruise ship - Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas - completing its sea trials

Amazing video footage has been released showing the world’s largest cruise ship – Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas – completing its sea trials

In four days she covered 1,550 knots (about half the distance from London to New York) and ‘pushed to the limits of propulsion’, hitting speeds of up to 24 knots (27mph).

With ‘lots of inspections’ completed, over 40 sea acceptance tests were completed.

The trials involved approximately 500 crews, the completion of which marks a significant milestone for Wonder of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s fifth Oasis class ship.

Next May, Wonder of the Seas will depart from Barcelona and Rome to the Mediterranean for seven-night cruises that will take in destinations such as Palma de Mallorca and Capri, Italy.

It has been announced that the 1,188 ft- (362 m) long behemoth will debut in the US and Europe next year

It has been announced that the 1,188 ft- (362 m) long behemoth will debut in the US and Europe next year

During sea trials the Wonder of the Seas covered 1,550 nautical miles (about half the distance from London to New York) and was 'pushed to the limit of propulsion', hitting speeds of up to 24 knots (27mph)

During sea trials the Wonder of the Seas covered 1,550 nautical miles (about half the distance from London to New York) and was ‘pushed to the limit of propulsion’, hitting speeds of up to 24 knots (27mph)

Royal Caribbean promises that there will be a ‘new wave of possibilities in eight different realms of wonder, an oasis class first’ for families and vacationers alike. These include all-new features such as the ‘Suite Neighborhood’ – which offers Royal Suite class guests an upgraded “Suite Sun Deck” complete with a plunge pool, bar and plenty of loungers and nooks – a cantilever Pool bar called The View, and Wonder Playscape – an interactive, open-air kids’ play area with awe-inspiring views.

It adds: ‘Like The Ultimate Abyss, the highest slide in the sea, with the favorites returning to the deck as well; Central Park, an end-to-end neighborhood full of real plants; and vibrant Caribbean-inspired pool deck experience, the innovative, new ship invites adventurers of all ages to relish, explore and make memories once again.’

Michael Bayley, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, said: ‘Speed ​​is critical in bookings and our returning vessels in the US and Europe. With half of our fleet sailing again, we are encouraged by what we are seeing. These regions are in a position to welcome brand new, innovative ships like the Wonder of the Seas.

The sea trials involved approximately 500 crew, the completion of which marks a significant milestone for Wonder of the Seas, Royal Caribbean's fifth Oasis class ship.

The sea trials involved approximately 500 crew, the completion of which marks a significant milestone for Wonder of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s fifth Oasis class ship.

Royal Caribbean promises families and vacationers will have 'a new wave of possibilities in eight different realms of wonder'

Royal Caribbean promises families and vacationers will have ‘a new wave of possibilities in eight different realms of wonder’

Wonder of the Seas is 210 feet (64 m) wide, can accommodate 6,988 guests in 16 of its 18 decks, has 24 guest elevators, will hold 2,300 crew members and can reach 22 knots (25 mph) You can cruise on

Wonder of the Seas is 210 feet (64 m) wide, can accommodate 6,988 guests in 16 of its 18 decks, has 24 guest elevators, will hold 2,300 crew members and can reach 22 knots (25 mph) You can cruise on

Michael Bayley, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, said: 'Speed ​​is critical in bookings and our returning vessels in the US and Europe.  With half of our fleet sailing again, we are encouraged by what we see'

Michael Bayley, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, said: ‘Speed ​​is critical in bookings and our returning vessels in the US and Europe. With half of our fleet sailing again, we are encouraged by what we are seeing.

‘The wonder will be as bright as the world’s newest wonder in the Caribbean and Mediterranean. And what’s in store is the ultimate vacation experience that highlights the best of Royal Caribbean, reimagining famous favorites and offering new adventures, no matter their age, to enjoy.’

Wonder of the Seas is 210 feet (64 m) wide, can accommodate 6,988 guests in 16 of its 18 decks, has 24 guest lifts, will hold 2,300 crew members and can reach 22 knots (25 mph) You can cruise on

Wonders Caribbean Itineraries Available to Book Today Royal Caribbean website. European sailings of the new ship will open on Wednesday, 22 September.

Next May, Wonder of the Seas will depart Barcelona and Rome for seven-night cruises to the Mediterranean Sea that will take in destinations such as Palma de Mallorca and Capri, Italy.

Next May, Wonder of the Seas…

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