Inside the new expedition megayacht that takes passengers to remote places cocooned in luxury and with the most space per guest of any ship at sea


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Expedition cruises are all the rage as they have the things travellers want these days: fewer crowds and off-the-beaten-track adventure.

These odysseys are made on (relatively) small but mighty vessels, built to navigate icy waters so they can reach remote destinations like the Antarctic.

I got to experience one of the most jaw-dropping additions to this class when she was docked in Greenwich, London, last week - Crystal Cruises' new megayacht, Crystal Endeavor, the first expedition vessel in the company's fleet. She boasts 100 all-veranda, all-butler serviced suites for 200 passengers, a one-to-one crew-to-passenger ratio and, with 10,000 cubic feet per guest, claims to have the largest space per guest of any ship at sea.

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