Sea Cloud Cruises to Receive New Tall Ship

By ,   November 20, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

Tall-ship operator Sea Cloud Cruises announced that the third ship of the fleet will be delivered in 2020.

Sea Cloud Spirit will accommodate 136 passengers. It will be a working sail ship, built with the existing hull of Sea Cloud Hussar - a vessel that was under construction for Sea Cloud but was abandoned after in 2010 the Spanish shipyard Factoria Naval de Marin declared bankruptcy.

  • Sea Cloud Spirit will be constructed at Metalships & Docks shipyard in Vigo, Spain.
  • Ship's interiors will be outfitted by Hamburg-based Partner Ship Design.
  • The 5-deck ship will have 27 sails covering over 43,000 ft2 (3,995 m2).
  • The height of the main mast will be 189.30 ft (58 m).
  • 25 (22 Junior Suites and 3 Owner Suites) of the 69 cabins will have private balconies.
  • Sea Cloud Spirit will also be the first sail ship to offer an elevator. 

Sea Cloud Spirit cruise ship (Hussar)

The first vessel of the company, Sea Cloud, was built in 1931 as a private yacht. Sea Cloud II entered service in 2001.