The Wind Surf is a sailing ship, but not in the traditional sense. This ship is all modern--from her five, 164-foot-high computerized masts with 27,000 feet of sails, to the DVD players and WiFi access in each cabin, to the water sport platform aft--all of these amenities and more make for a great cruise experience. The Wind Surf is large (as sailing ships go), with room for 308 passengers and ...
The history of the sailing ship ARC Gloria begins in 1966, when the Colombian Government, by means of Decree Number 111, authorized the National Navy, with Vice Admiral Orlando Lemaitre Torres as its commander, to acquire a Sailing-Vessel-type three-masted Barque, for the purpose of using it as the Training Ship of the Colombian Navy.
This is a sailing ship built in Meiji Era for researching fishing bank and developing crabbing ship and practical training for whale catch.
Now Unyo Maru at the campus of Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology ( Integrated university of Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine and Tokyo University of Fisheries).
During the 1980 Olympics at Moscow, which was boycotted by most western states because of the Soviet Union's recent invasion in Afghanistan, the sailing competitions were held at this marina in the baltic city of Tallinn, now (again) capital of indepedent Estonia.
Four-masted steel barque,4900 tons dwt., built as "Kurt" 1904 in Glasgow for the German nitrate trade. Confiscated by US government as WW1 reparations, bought by the famous Swedish ship-owner Gustaf Erikson. Final commercial voyage carrying Australian wheat to the UK in 1938, as immortalised by Eric Newby in "The Last Grain Race". Now "restored" as a restaurant.
HMS Trincomalee is a Royal Navy Leda-class sailing frigate built shortly following the end of the Napoleonic Wars. After serving as a hulk, she was restored to her original appearance, and now serves as a museum ship.
The Trincomalee is one of two surviving frigates of this era. She was built in Bombay India in 1817, out of teak, due to oak shortages in Britain as a result of shi...
Carnival Triumph is a Triumph Class cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Lines and has a "Great Cities of the World" theme.
Its amenities include the Paris Dining Room, the London Dining room, the Rome Lounge, Club Rio featuring music, and a workout center and the Spa Carnival. It sails on seven day itineraries through the Eastern and Western Caribbean from Miami, Florida. It ...