Press Releases

The World visits Canada in Spring 2017

May 2017
The World, Residences at Sea announces visit to
Western Canada and Alaska in summer 2017

The World private residental Ship ( will spend two months this summer exploring western Canada and Alaska.

The World, Residences at Sea, to visit Hong Kong in Spring 2017

March 2017
The World private residental Ship ( will visit Hong Kong for a 4-day visit at the end of April 2017. Residents and Guests will explore the melange of Hong Kong culture, discovering the city’s many charms from the striking architecture to myriad epicurean delights including fine dining restaurants and street food haunts.

The World, Residences at Sea, to visit Japan in March and April 2017

January 2017
Exploration of Naha, Nagasaki, Kanazawa, Sado Island, Hakodate, Tokyo, Kyoto and Takamatsu
The World private residental Ship ( will visit Japan for a 25-day exploration of the island nation in March and April 2017.

Record Broken for the Furthest South Sailed by M/V The World

January 2017
Mega yacht reaches Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf and sets new record during 22-day Ross Sea Expedition

28th January 2017 — The World private residential Ship ( has broken the record for the most southerly navigation reaching 78°43•997´S and 163°41•421´W at the Bay of Whales in Antarctica’s Ross Sea.

The World, Residences at Sea Announces Bold and Adventurous 2017 Journey

October 2016
Features Expeditions to the Ross Sea and Melanesia
The World, the largest privately owned residential yacht on earth, has announced an adventurous 2017 journey that will take Residents & Guests (R&G) to 120 ports of call across Australia,

The World, Residences at Sea to visit New Zealand in February 2017

October 2016
Exploration of Christchurch, Wellington, Napier, Auckland, Waiheke and Bay of Islands
The World private residential Ship ( will visit New Zealand for an 18-day exploration of North and South Island in February 2017. Gateway to South Island,

The World, Residences at Sea is awarded three stars and wins Best Ship 2016 in The World of Fine Wine’s ‘World’s Best Wine Lists 2016’

October 2016
The World, Residences at Sea has been bestowed two prestigious accolades in The World of Fine Wine magazine’s World’s Best Wine Lists 2016 for a second year in a row.

The World Heads Down Under – Embarks on Australian Adventures

August 2016
Private residential ship on multi-stop visit to five states,
including week long exploration of Tasmania

The World private residential Ship will visit Australia in December 2016 / January 2017 for a five-week exploration of the country including visits to ports in Western Australia,

The World Returns to the South of France in Summer 2016

August 2016
Private Residential Ship to spend 11-nights exploring the Mediterranean Ports
The World private residental ship ( will visit the South of France in early August during a seven-month exploration of Europe. Collioure, Sanary-sur-Mer, Marseille and Nice are all cherished ports of the Ship’s 142 familes that call the Ship their home and will be visited on the 2016 sailing journey.

The World Emerges from Dry-dock in Exquisite Form

July 2016
World’s largest, private residential ship sails into Europe following refurbishments
Renowned for her striking beauty and unique features, The World, the largest, privately owned residential ship on the planet, combines the ultimate travel lifestyle and one-of-a-kind experiences with a private yacht and luxury vacation home.