Formula 1 Racing at Sea on Regent Seven Seas Voyage with Aston Martin

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Racing fans, start your engines. According to a recent American Express report, 37% of global respondents will be traveling for a sporting event this year – 58% of which are traveling specifically for Formula 1 races, soccer and basketball games. Catering to travelers’ interests, Regent Seven Seas Cruises — one of the world’s leading ultra-luxury cruise lines — is zooming into action in a unique partnership with Aston Martin Aramco Formula 1.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has unveiled its new Spotlight Voyage with Aston Martin Aramco Formula One Team which is scheduled to disembark from Barcelona next summer in July, 2025. The superstar host on board will be none other than Pedro de la Rosa, an accomplished veteran of more than 100 Grand Prix races. The rare occasion is just the ticket for F1 fans to travel in ultra luxury while enjoying a new side to high-performance racing. 

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The special 10-night Mediterranean sailing on the Seven Seas Splendor will include such thrilling highlights as an onboard Aston Martin driving stimulator for guests to put their racing skills to the test; master classes and workshops conducted by the Aston Martin Formula One® Team; meet-and-greet opportunities and Q&As with former F1 driver Pedro de la Rosa; and pre- and post- cruise opportunities in Europe for motor-racing-themed land excursions such as visiting famous racetracks, viewing private car collections, and a chance to attend an Aston Martin Aramco Race Weekend Experience in Hungary following the Spotlight voyage.

In addition to de la Rosa, Aston Martin Aramco engineers and executives will also be on board, as well as key representatives from Aston Martin, the ultra-luxury road car brand, will also participate in the exclusive voyage through a series of workshops around innovation and design. Also on board, the experience will be complete with special “Race Day” themed dishes, cocktails, deck parties, documentary airings, gifts, co-branded merchandise including hats, polo shirts, jackets and reusable water bottles, plus special Culinary Arts Kitchen classes.

The cruise will visit destinations steeped in the rich history and tradition of motor racing such as Barcelona, Spain and Monte Carlo, where bespoke tours are being curated. Highlights will surely be a walking tour of the iconic Monaco Circuit, VIP access to view Prince Rainer's personal car collection and a panoramic helicopter flight — the quintessential race day arrival departure experience.

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“I am thrilled to host this exclusive Spotlight Voyage aboard with our friends at Regent and even more excited to be sailing from my hometown of Barcelona,” said Pedro de la Rosa, Team Ambassador, Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team. “I’ve spent over three decades pursuing my passion for racing in every corner of the globe, and I can’t wait to share this passion and my unique experiences with both Regent and Aston Martin Aramco fans while cruising the Mediterranean on this special voyage.”

Regent’s Spotlight Voyage guests will enjoy unlimited included shore excursions from an extensive menu of culturally rich programs in all the incredible destinations on the cruise as the ship calls at Barcelona, Spain; Valencia, Spain; Ibiza, Spain; Palma de Mallorca, Spain;  Marseille, France; Saint-Tropez, France; Monte Carlo, Monaco; Portofino, Italy; Livorno, Italy; disembarking in Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy.

Vicki Arkoff

Based in Los Angeles, Vicki Arkoff is a longtime Contributor for JustLuxe, reporting on travel, entertainment, and luxury goods and experiences. She is Editor at Large for The Awesomer, Rides & Drives, Pursuitist, 95 Octane, and Technabob, and reports for Atlas Obscura, Connect, The Daily Meal, Lonely Planet, Prevue, WestJet Magazine, Where Traveler Guestbook, Where Traveler Magazine, Baltimore Su...(Read More)

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