In the summer of 2020, a new sightseeing type high-speed cruiser “SEA SPICA” that is most suitable for island sightseeing so that more customers can enjoy the beauty of the archipelago of Setouchi more luxuriously entered in service !!

The name of the vessel


SPICA is the brightest star in Virgo.
It is one of the first magnitude stars that shines pale on a spring night and forms a spring curve in the night sky.
It is called a pearl star in Japan.
A ship that invites people to a free and open journey while emitting a beautiful glow on the blue sea of Setouchi.
That is the Seyonai sightseeing type high-speed cruiser “SEA SPICA”.

The logo mark is also derived from the ship's name “SEA SPICA,” and constitutes the Great Triangle of Virgo and Spring
It is expressed by superimposing the sea route connecting the Pearl Star = SPICA (Spica) and the islands of the Seto Inland Sea.

Facilities on board <1F>


Custom-made sofa seats that are completely different from traditional high-speed ships, and each seat has a table and drinks holder installed.
Also, as a way to make it possible for many customers to enjoy the scenery from the window,the window seats are tilted slightly outward, and the back is also slightly lower.

Onboard equipment


Spica Terrace on the second floor has a sofa shaped like the Setouchi Islands and a counter table, so you can relax and enjoy the view of the Seto Inland Sea while feeling a sense of openness. In addition, it is equipped with a lift so that people with disabilities can go up, and it is also considered barrier-free.

Setouchi Shimatabi Line


There is a <West route>and a <East route>,
Those two routes will be taking you to the Okunoshima, which is also known as the “rabbit island” floating in the Seto Inland Sea, as well as Ondo no Seto, and others of the islands of the Seto Inland Sea.

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