Sea Cloud

The original owners of the Sea Cloud, heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and financier E. F. Hutton, desired a craft like no other. They got what they wanted in 1931, sparing no expense to create the largest private sailing ship ever built. In the 30s and 40s, the Sea Cloud was host to the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sweden’s King Gustavus V. Conventional ships cannot duplicate the special ambience of Sea Cloud – the graciousness of a bygone era and the intimacy and comfort of a small European hotel.

Sea Cloud – Deck Plans

Sea Cloud – Cabins

Our cabins offer passengers a perfect mix of luxury, comfort, and convenience. Please have a look at the photos and descriptions below to find the cabin that is right for you.

OWNER’S SUITE, Cabin No. 1
One can still sense the determination of the first owner, Marjorie Merriweather Post, to create a home fit for royalty in her private stateroom, today Cabin No. 1. The opulence of the fireplaces and bathroom of Carrara marble, the finely etched wall-sized dressing mirror, the exquisite Louis Philippe chairs and the magnificent French bed make one forget that one is on board a sailing yacht.
OWNER’S SUITE, Cabin No. 2
When you enter the dark maple panelled cabin you immediately feel that the spirit of the original owner, E.F. Hutton, is very much alive. This was his personal domain on the vessel and many of the original details, such as the large dresser, have been lovingly restored.
The staterooms are similarly fitted with rosewood cupboards, dressing tables, a TV and video and also enjoy en-suite bathroom facilities. The cabins have two large portholes above the waterline. You will immediately feel at home in these comfortable surroundings.
Anybody who has visited an English country house will immediately feel at home in this cabin, which is appointed with a queen-size bed, a Louis XVI dresser, writing desk and two comfortable arm chairs. The bathroom, with tub, is in white marble with gold fittings.
The marble fire place opposite the twin creates a most warm atmosphere in the cabin. The size of the cabin means that the beds can be pulled apart without giving up the feeling of space.
This cabin, as with all the others, has played host to many famous people over the years, as a glance in the ship’s guest book will illustrate. The large twin beds can be pulled apart if required.
It was in this cabin that Dina Merrill, the daughter of Marjorie Merriweather Post and Ed Hutton, spent much of her childhood. With its panelling in light maple wood and inlays of dark mahogany the cabin exudes not only warmth, but is also full of memories of a happy childhood. Although the cabin has been extensively renovated, great care has been taken by expert craftsmen to maintain the ambience of an earlier time.
The renovation of the vessel included the creation of cabin No. 8. Whilst the grey marble and the fittings in the bathroom are new, much attention has been paid to ensure that this spacious cabin reflects the quality of the workmanship of which the vessel can be proud. The warm peach color creates a particularly soothing atmosphere.
The former single crew cabins were converted in 2002 to one large original cabin with a queen-size bed. Warm-colored fabrics and wood tones decorate the cabin.
Cabin #10 was also converted in 2002 from two cabins to one original cabin. This stateroom is elegantly decorated and very spacious with a comfortable sitting area and queen-size bed.
TYPE 1, Cabins 30 and 31
Passengers looking to savour the adventure of sailing on the high seas will feel especially pampered in these cabins as they have large windows looking towards the bow as well as to the side. The cabins have queen-size beds, an armchair and stool, ample storage space and luxurious bathrooms.
TYPE 1, Cabins 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37
These Cabins have their own marble bathrooms, comfortable beds and spacious closets. The fact that they are on the Captain’s deck ensures wonderful views through the large windows. Attractive furnishings help to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
TYPE 2, Cabins 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23
All of these cabins are on the Promenade deck and offer a view of the sea through two large windows. All cabins have twin beds, spacious closets and luxury en-suite bathroom facilities.
TYPE 3, Cabins 24, 25, 28 and 29
Due to the tapering of the ship’s hull towards the stern, these four cabins are slightly smaller than the other twin cabins on the Promenade deck. They are nevertheless as luxuriously appointed as the other cabins and have ample storage space as well as an en-suite bathroom.
TYPE 4, Cabins 14, 15, 16 and 17
There is a certain fascination for anyone who loves the sea to be able to stay in these original cabins on the Promenade deck, just below the bridge. The cabins have bunk beds and despite their being renovated with the addition of an en-suite bathroom, they maintain the flavor of real life aboard ship.