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Brilliant Lady

Mermaiden Voyage planned for 5 September 2025

Brilliant Lady, Virgin Voyage’s fourth ship will launch in 2025 following a near 2 year delay. The MerMaiden voyage will be on September 5th 2025.

What’s On Board Brilliant Lady?

Upcoming Brilliant Lady Voyages

Here is a list of all announced itineraries for the Brilliant Lady. If you want to join a group for a specific voyage, click on the Facebook group link to join the group and meet your fellow sailors.

If you are organising a group for a voyage that is not listed here, please let us know and we will add it to the list. If you notice that we are listing a defunct or incorrect group, please let us know and we will remove or change it.

Sail Date Itinerary Group
New York Open Ship Night
(1 nights)
Facebook Group
New York MerMaiden
(5 nights)
Facebook Group
The Big Apple to Bermuda
(5 nights)
Facebook Group
Northeast Atlantic Adventure
(8 nights)
con No group yet
Nautical Northeast: NYC to Quebec
(10 nights)
Facebook Group
Canada, Carolina & Miami
(13 nights)
con No group yet
Miami Open Ship Night
(1 nights)
Facebook Group
Miami MerMaiden
(8 nights)
Facebook Group
Western Caribbean: From Miami to Bimini
(7 nights)
con No group yet
Colorful Curaçao to the Charming Caymans
(12 nights)
con No group yet
From Miami to St. Croix
(8 nights)
Facebook Group
Miami to San Juan
(9 nights)
con No group yet
Aruban Sunsets & Calm Cayman Days
(11 nights)
con No group yet
Brilliant Caribbean Holidays
(8 nights)
con No group yet
Brilliant New Year’s Ahoy!
(9 nights)
con No group yet
Miami to the Cayman Islands
(11 nights)
con No group yet
Grand Turk Tranquility & St. Croix Charm
(8 nights)
con No group yet
Miami to San Juan
(9 nights)
con No group yet
Magnetic Miami to Gorgeous George Town
(11 nights)
con No group yet
From Miami to St. Croix
(8 nights)
con No group yet
Miami to San Juan
(9 nights)
con No group yet
Aruban Sunsets & Calm Cayman Days
(11 nights)
con No group yet
Gorgeous Antigua, St. Kitts & Bimini
(9 nights)
con No group yet
Miami to LA via Panama Canal
(16 nights)
Facebook Group
Los Angeles Open Ship Night
(1 nights)
Facebook Group
Los Angeles MerMaiden
(5 nights)
Facebook Group
California (and Mexico) Dreamin'
(6 nights)
Facebook Group
Hollywood Sunsets & Mexican Horizons
(7 nights)
Facebook Group
From Cali to Canada
(8 nights)
Facebook Group
A large grey cruise ship cutting through the waves with red lifeboats and funnels. The ship is set against a setting sun backdrop.
Virgin Voyages® Brilliant Lady cruise ship© Photo by Virgin Voyages®

Brilliant Lady

Brilliant Lady is an upcoming addition to the Virgin Voyages fleet, anticipated to elevate the cruise experience to new heights with its modern design and captivating itineraries sometime in September 5th 2025.

Specifications

  • Name: Brilliant Lady
  • Operator: Virgin Voyages
  • Launched: September 5th 2025
  • Inaugural Voyage: New York City
  • Tonnage: 110,000 GT
  • Length: 277.2 metres (909 ft)
  • Draft: 8.05 metres (26.4 ft)
  • Beam: 41 metres (135 ft)
  • Capacity: Over 2,770 passengers and 1,160 crew
  • Decks: 17
  • Cruising Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
  • Maximum Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)
  • Adults-Only: For guests aged 18 and over

View Deck Plans

Construction and Upcoming Launch

Planning and Construction

  • Float Out: Brilliant Lady was floated out on 25 November 2022, and it is currently being fitted out.
  • Structural Completion: On February 12th 2024 the ship left the Fincantieri Genova Shipyard.
  • Design and Features: Keeping in line with its sister ships, she is expected to boast similar luxurious and innovative amenities encompassing dining, entertainment, relaxation, and more.
  • Environmental Considerations: As with its predecessors, she is constructed with eco-friendly technologies and sustainable practices.

Upcoming ‘MerMaiden Voyage’ & Launch Date

  • Previous Launch Date:  The previous MerMaiden was planned for December 23rd 2023
  • Delayed Date: Brilliant Lady, Virgin Voyage’s fourth ship was delayed on September 7th 2023
  • Confirmed Launch Date: Brilliant Lady will launch in September 5th 2025

Conclusion

With the addition of Brilliant Lady the first class of Virgin Voyages ships will be complete. Following a near two year delay she will finally launch in September 2025.