Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Wind Surf

Wind Surf cruise ship, IMO 8700785, port of LivornoThe 187-meter “Wind Surf” was built in 1990 at the Atelier et Chantiers du Havre. A modern sail ship, she has a computer-controlled sail surface of 2500 square meters and a relatively shallow draft which allow her to call in ports that are inaccessible to larger cruise liners.Wind Surf cruise ship, IMO 8700785, port of LivornoWith a crew of 160 and 154 cabins for 300 passengers, life can't be so bad on board...

Search labels: cruise ship
See also: Wind Star
External links: Windstar Cruises (Wikipedia)

16 comments:

Revrunner said...

Sweet! The best of both words.

Jack said...

Wow! I didn't know they made sailing cruise ships. This would be worth checking out.

Kate said...

This is a beauty and I, Jack, was unaware of this kind of vessel.

Michelle said...

It's almost like a sculpture! Wow!

Randy said...

Biggest sailboat I've every seen.

Luis Gomez said...

Wonderful! Thanks VP for sharing your photo of NY. The truck was much nicer when you photographed it. Now it a very dark gray truck.

cieldequimper said...

If forced to, I would prefer this...

Dina said...

How interesting! A strange hybrid, but it makes sense to have the best of both.
But computer-controlled sail surface, that just sounds like an oxymoron.

Stefan Jansson said...

Has a high-tech feel to it.

Cezar and Léia said...

this one is huge and really beautiful!
Wonderful pictures!
Léia

brattcat said...

beautiful.

Lois said...

How impressive! I didn't know about these kinds of cruise ships either.

Arianna said...

Certo che mi piacerebbe salire a bordo! Ciao, Arianna

JM said...

It's just amazing!

Rob and Mandy said...

Oh wow! Take me with you...

Gunn said...

Looks wonderful!!