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Life at Sea on Seabourn Sojourn

Alan and Donna Hull on Seabourn Sojourn

Sipping champagne at the Lisbon sailaway party

Cruise crossings. I’ve written several times about how much Alan and I enjoy them. But I have a feeling that I still haven’t convinced some of our baby boomer readers about how adventurous a day at sea can be.

So, today, I’m posting one of the daily programs from our recent Atlantic crossing on the Seabourn Sojourn. See if you don’t agree that it’s anything but boring.

Start your day off with workouts on the gym equipment or jog on an outside deck. Don’t forget breakfast.

7:30 AM    Early morning stretch class
8:30 AM    Kinesis class
9:15 AM    Bridge Seminars
9:45 AM    Line Dancing Lessons
10:30 AM  Enrichment Lecture “Sailor Talk” by Robert N. Macomber
10:30 AM  Shuffleboard – Prize Game
11:45 AM  Team Trivia

Lunch time!

Of course you can also shop in the boutique, read a newspaper in Seabourn Square or lounge on an outside chaise with a good book.

2:00 PM     Duplicate and Social Bridge Play
3:30 PM     Golf Putting – Prize Game
3:30 PM     Dance Class
4:00 PM     Afternoon Tea with jazz entertainment
4:00 PM     Pathway to Yoga
4:30 PM     Galley Tour with Executive Chef Graeme
5:00 PM     Lower Body Conditioning

Or spend your afternoon lounging by one of the two pools (the stall will be happy to bring you a glass of champagne), soaking in a jacuzzi, booking a massage in the spa or relaxing on the chaise of your suite balcony.

6:30 PM     Cocktails in The Club on Deck 5
6:30 PM     Panoramic Piano in the Observation Bar Deck 10

Dinner at one of four restaurants or in the privacy of your suite

9:30 PM     Lisa’s Late Night Lounge in Observation Bar Deck 10
9:30 PM     Dance the Night Away at The Club deck 5

10:00 PM  Showtime: Piano Entertainer Maria King

Into the night: the entertainment continues

This is just a sampling of the activities offered on a day at sea with Seabourn Sojourn. Other offerings include tours of the navigation bridge or galley, stargazing with one of the ship’s officers, needlepoint, popcorn movie or dancing under the stars.

Are you planning a cruise? Use our Luxury Cruise Travel Planning Guide to begin your research.

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