Regent Seven Seas Cruises and the Aston Martin Aramco Formula One Team have announced the next phase of their exclusive partnership

Regent Seven Seas Cruises (Logo)Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, the world’s leading ultra luxury cruise line, and the iconic Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team, have announced the next phase of their exclusive partnership, collaborating on an exhilarating new Spotlight Voyage sailing the Mediterranean in Summer 2025.

The Spotlight Voyage, hosted by former Formula 1® driver Pedro de la Rosa and members of Aston Martin Aramco including engineers and executives, will be on board Seven Seas Splendor’s® July 22, 2025, 10-night sailing. Additionally, representatives from Aston Martin, the internationally admired ultra luxury road car brand, will also participate in the exclusive voyage through a series of workshops around innovation and design.

Immersing luxury travelers into the worlds of ultra luxury cruising and high-performance Grand Prix racing the cruise will visit destinations steeped in the rich history and tradition of motor racing such as Barcelona, Spain and Monte Carlo, Monaco with the brands working together to create unforgettable experiences both on and off the ship.

In addition, Regent Seven Seas Cruises has created incredible pre- and post-cruise motor-racing themed, multi-day land programs for those guests who wish to extend their cruise vacations, which could see guests exploring famous racetracks and viewing exceptional private car collections, plus the chance to attend an Aston Martin Aramco Race Weekend Experience in Hungary, after the Spotlight Voyage.

“Our collaboration with the Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team has been met with so much excitement and we are delighted to announce details of the next stage of our partnership with this incredible Spotlight Voyage,” said Andrea DeMarco, President of Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

“This one-of-a-kind, once-in-a-lifetime sailing aboard our newest ship will allow luxury travelers to immerse themselves in the world of motor racing and the rich heritage of Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team through fascinating experiences and perspectives, all the while enjoying the highest standards of personalized service, unlimited shore excursions and exquisite cuisine on board an all-inclusive, ultra luxury Regent cruise.”

“The Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Aston Martin Aramco partnership was formed on the basis of our shared passion for creating once-in-a-lifetime moments whether on land or at sea,” said Jefferson Slack, Managing Director – Commercial & Marketing, Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team. “The newly unveiled Spotlight Voyage, which will take place right in the heart of the 2025 season, is the perfect way for guests to get an exclusive look into the fascinating inner workings of an iconic Formula 1 team.”

Spotlight on Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team with Pedro de la Rosa

The sailing will be filled with once-in-a-lifetime moments, bringing guests all the excitement of high-performance motor racing while enjoying the ultra luxury, all-inclusive Regent experience with on board meet and greets and Q&A sessions with Aston Martin Aramco driver ambassador Pedro de la Rosa, veteran of over 100 Grands Prix.

“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 said. “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.”

Throughout the cruise additional members of the Aston Martin Formula One® Team will conduct master-classes, workshops, meet and greets and panel discussions.

Off the ship, the brands are curating unique driving and motor-racing experiences around the destinations the sailing will visit.

Monte Carlo will be a particular highlight of the sailing with a chance for guests to immerse themselves in the glamour of Monaco through a bespoke tour fit for racing royalty. Beginning with a visit to the Classic Car Collection, a must for motorsports enthusiasts, luxury travelers can then experience the thrill of the iconic Monaco Circuit. A lavish lunch follows before discovering more of the famous circuit on a walking tour and a chance to delve into Prince Rainer’s personal car collection. Guests will then savor an aperitivo with F1 memorabilia overlooking Port Hercule before capping off the day with a panoramic helicopter flight, the quintessential race day arrival and departure experience.

Back on board, luxury travelers will be able to get up close and personal with a full-size replica of one of the team’s race cars, proudly featuring the Regent logo, which will be placed on a public deck of Seven Seas Splendor. The ship will also host an Aston Martin simulator so guests can test their skills on a virtual circuit.

The Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team Spotlight Voyage 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 in the ship’s boutique, plus special Culinary Arts Kitchen classes.

Regent guests can take advantage of 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; Provence (Marseille), France; Saint-Tropez, France; Monte Carlo, Monaco; Portofino, Italy; Tuscany (Livorno), Italy; disembarking in Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy.

Prices for the Spotlight on Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team voyage start from $8,449 per guest. Some shoreside experiences will be at an additional cost and have limited capacity.

Pre- & Post- Land Programs

Pre-Cruise Land Program in Barcelona, Spain
Embark on an exhilarating pre-cruise journey in Barcelona, spanning 3 nights and 4 days. Begin with a walking tour and a delectable dinner at a traditional Catalan eatery before revving up the excitement with a thrilling drive at Montjuic Historical Street F1 Racetrack, complemented by a scenic helicopter tour. Guests may then indulge in a sumptuous lunch paired with Catalan wines and discover iconic landmarks. The adventure is concluded with a memorable farewell dinner, savoring the flavors and experiences of this vibrant city before setting sail.

Post-Cruise Land Program in Bologna, Italy (from Rome)
Embark on an unforgettable 4-night, 5-day journey through the heart of Italian automotive excellence. After traveling from Rome via Bologna, explore the legacy of Enzo Ferrari at the museum in Modena before a visit to the iconic Imola Racetrack. This is followed by vineyard tastings and visits to Lamborghini and vintage mechanic shops. The land program will conclude with a farewell dinner after a day of Pagani and Ferrari experiences.

Post-Cruise Land Program – Aston Martin Aramco Race Weekend in Hungary
Fly from Rome to Budapest to enjoy all the action of an Aston Martin Aramco Race Weekend Experience in Hungary. This 4-day 5-night program is the perfect way for fans to end the Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team Spotlight Voyage with hotel stay and more.

Full details and pricing of pre- and post- land programs will be confirmed at a later date.

Pedro de la Rosa
Spain’s Pedro de la Rosa undertakes marketing, commercial and communications duties as Team Ambassador for Aston Martin Aramco Formula One ® Team. He also consults to Aston Martin Aramco’s driver development program, helping to select, train and develop young hopefuls for future Grand Prix success. Pedro forged his reputation in Japan’s ultra-competitive national championships, his title victories in F3, Formula Nippon (Super Formula) and Super GT earning him a drive in F1. He competed in 107 Grands Prix between 1999 and 2012 but earned even greater praise in his role as a development driver. He has driven more than 65,000 test miles in F1 machinery and, in roles at McLaren and Ferrari, helped to refine the high-tech simulation processes that would become commonplace in modern 21st-century Grand Prix racing.

(Regent Seven Seas Cruises and the Aston Martin Aramco Formula One Team have announced the next phase of their exclusive partnership – Regent Seven Seas Cruises)