Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Sea Cloud II

La “Sea Cloud II”, technically a large barque, is a luxury vessel operated by Sea Cloud Cruises GmbH of Hamburg, Germany. She sails under the Maltese flag.
Sea Cloud II sail cruise ship, IMO 9171292, port of Livorno
This modern sail ship was built at the Astilleros Gondán SA, in Figueras, Spain. After some delays during her construction the ship was christened in February 2001 in Las Palmas, Canary Islands.
Sea Cloud II sail cruise ship, IMO 9171292, port of Livorno
With an overall length of 106 meters the ship can accomodate 96 passengers in 45 cabins of three different types. The 23 sails, made in Poland, provide the “Sea Cloud II” with a sail surface of 3000 square meters.

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External links: Barque - Sea Cloud II (Wikipedia)

13 comments:

Michelle said...

I cannot imagine taking a voyage on a vessel such as this.

Jack said...

I CAN imagine taking a voyage on a vessel such as this.

Randy said...

That is one beautiful ship.

Our photos said...

Beautiful ship photos!
Greetings, RW & SK

Dina said...

A strange blend of cruise ship + tall ship.

cieldequimper said...

I'll take this over any cruise ship.

Cezar and Léia said...

splendid ship and great angles!
Léia

Gunn said...

WHAT A BEAUTY!!
Love it!

Luis Gomez said...

These are great VP.

Karl Demetz said...

I go with Jack.
Great photos of this beauty!

Halcyon said...

A real beauty!

Stefan Jansson said...

Very impressive ship.

Joop Zand said...

Very nice photo's of this beautiful ship.

Ciao, Joop