Endless Exploration Aboard The World
Sailing every ocean on Earth and exploring six continents, The World’s 2023 Journey will be truly unforgettable. Embark on this voyage of boundless discovery and unparalleled luxury as a Resident owner aboard the only yacht of its kind. With incomparable amenities throughout the Ship and curated experiences at every destination, yours is a lifestyle unlike anything else on Earth or at sea.
Depart from Dubai, sailing throughout southern Asia for six weeks before continuing to the Middle East. Enjoy a two-month Mediterranean odyssey, then trace the European coast to its northernmost extremes. Challenge the Arctic wilds with Expeditions around Greenland and Canada’s Baffin Coast. Spend Autumn sailing southward along the Atlantic Coast of North America, and enjoy the dreamy beauty of the Caribbean. Finish the year boldly with a sojourn along the Pacific Coast of South America and into the incomparable majesty of Antarctica.
Of course, the 2023 Journey is more than just an itinerary. You will immerse yourself in authentic encounters with fascinating cultures and breathtaking natural beauty from India to Egypt and Cyprus to Scotland, from the rugged coast of Nova Scotia to the towering Andes in Peru. Savor the art, history, and cuisine of in over 100 ports, from sprawling capital cities to cozy seaside villages and pristine, rarely seen shorelines. Delve into extended adventures with Expeditions in Greenland, Canada, and the Antarctic.
Truly, each day of 2023 will be an adventure aboard The World, the most extraordinary home you will ever own.
After setting sail from Dubai, The World’s 2023 Journey begins in earnest at Mumbai, India. Throughout landings at Mormugoa, Mangalore, and Cochin, Residents will encounter some of the most ancient roots of human culture, as well as many of its most exciting contemporary expressions. The Ship then sails to the teardrop island of Sri Lanka, where the global spice trade began, mountaintop temples call to the spirit, and rich biodiversity thrives.
The World’s exploration of the Middle East begins in mid-April at Salalah, Oman, where Residents will appreciate the architectural sophistication and delve into the striking natural beauty of canyon springs, waterfalls, and sandstone cliffs. Then set sail to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where shining skyscrapers rear up from the shimmering sands and the desert meets the sea.
In 2023, The World will spend two magnificent months plying the azure waters and rocky coasts of the Mediterranean Sea, from its easternmost Turkish shores to the Straits of Gibraltar. At March and April landings in Turkey, Cyprus, and Greece, Residents will wander cobblestone streets and hike sundrenched hillsides. Where the Ionian and Adriatic Seas meet, the Ship will dock in Albania’s Vlorë Bay.
This chapter of the 2023 Journey opens on The World tracing the Iberian coastline. In Spain and Portugal, Residents will marvel at magnificent architecture ranging from the medieval to the modern, savoring the local cuisine and exploring extraordinary museums in Barcelona, Lisbon, and Bilbao.
Above the Arctic Circle, the first two amazing Expeditions of 2023 will offer adventurous Residents & Guests the chance to cross from Scandinavia to North America along the route sailed by the earliest European explorers. Led by teams of experts in the history and ecology of the region, The Greenland-Ellesmere Island Expedition will brave icy waters, glaciers and fjords in the pristine wilderness of the Greenland coast.
The 2023 Journey will conclude with a rare and exciting opportunity for the adventurous, even by The World’s unequalled standards. In late December, there will be two back-to-back, exhilarating Antarctic Expeditions. Guided by specialized teams of the planet’s foremost experts on the Southern Ocean’s ecology and wildlife, adventurous Residents will even leave the Ship behind, exploring floes and islands on foot, and using kayaks and Zodiac boats to navigate narrow channels and canyons amid the ice during the long days of the brief Antarctic summer.
Talk to a Residential Advisor
Determine whether life aboard The World is the right fit for you. Talk to one of our Residential Advisors today, and learn more about what it’s like to live onboard, details on upcoming Journeys and Expeditions, and if there are any Residences available.