Sailing Preview: Norwegian Escape

Norwegian is getting ready to escape from everyday life with the introduction of its newest ship, the Norwegian Escape! Join Senior Editor Mike Faust November 9 to 11 for a special christening and preview sailing of Norwegian’s new flagship.

The Ship

Norwegian Escape, the first ship in the new Breakaway Plus class of ships, expands on the highly successful amenities and design of Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Escape. Guest favorites, such as the suspended Ropes Course, The Plank, a massive waterpark, 678 Ocean Place, The Waterfront, and many more amenities have returned aboard the Norwegian Escape. New offerings such as Food Republic, Jimmy Buffett’s first Margaritaville at sea, and The Supper Club are bound to make a splash with guests looking to escape the everyday.

The Christening

Norwegian Escape is set to be christened on November 9th by her godfather, Pitbull. The christening ceremony will take place alongside the Norwegian Escape at PortMiami on November 9th. Follow our social media channels to follow along on the day’s special events.

The Ship By The Numbers

4,248 guests, 164,600 gross registered tons, 28 dining options, 12 pools and hot tubs, 1,065 feet long, 22.5 knots cruising speed.

The Itinerary

Norwegian Escape will be sailing a special cruise to nowhere following her christening ceremony on November 9th. The Norwegian Escape will be christened at PortMiami and will set sail for the warm waters of the Bahamas shortly after for the next two nights.

Following Along #MikeAtSea

Follow Mike along as he shares photos and thoughts from the christening ceremony and the Norwegian Escape.

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If you have any questions about the Norwegian Escape and her offerings, you can send your questions to with the subject “Norwegian Escape questions.” Questions will be answered in a special Norwegian Escape summary blog following the sailing.



Mike Faust

Mike Faust is an avid world traveler, often found traversing city streets in Asia and Europe rather than his home city of Boca Raton. Mike has touched down in 39 countries, set sail on 35 cruises, and flown over 400,000 lifetime miles.