New Polar Vessel

The Power of the X-Bow

The first thing you’re sure to notice about our brand-new polar vessel is her distinctive profile, which comes from the patented X-Bow®. Introduced by Ulstein, our Norwegian shipbuilder, this game-changing design literally turns the image of a ship’s bow upside down. But it’s not just a pretty silhouette—the X-Bow ups Read more…

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Arctic

Greenland National Park By the Numbers

As a fully-stabilized ice class Polar Code PC-5 vessel, the new National Geographic Endurance will be capable of safely exploring the most adventurous latitudes. And on our East Greenland: Wild Shores of the High Arctic itinerary she’ll venture far north, along the fjord-carved coast of the world’s largest island to Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Antarctica

The Lore Behind the Keel Laying

On March 17, 2018, Lindblad Expeditions celebrated the keel laying of the National Geographic Endurance, our brand-new, Polar Class 5 ship, at the shipyard in Gdynia, Poland. This time-honored, seafaring tradition marks the first major milestone in the construction of a new vessel. Since the supportive keel, or spine, allows Read more…

By Lauren, ago
New Polar Vessel

Announcing Our New Polar Vessel!

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIND; “Lindblad”, the “Company”), the global leader of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein to build the world’s foremost expedition ship.   The new Read more…

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