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DNV GL and Metalships & Docks Sign Agreement for Sailing Vessel

DNV GL has been awarded a contract for the classification of the passenger sailing vessel Sea Cloud Spirit, built by Metalships & Docks in Vigo, Spain. Representatives from both companies came together in Vigo this week to sign the agreement. Ordered by the Hamburg-based operator Sea Cloud Cruises, the vessel is designed to meet the increasing demand from both independent travelers and the charter market, mainly in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.

Measuring 138m, Sea Cloud Spirit will be equipped with 69 outside cabins, 25 of which will have a private balcony. The vessel is a full three-masted sailing ship, able to carry up to 136 passengers on luxury cruises, with 85 crew members on board. The planning firm Partner Ship Design from Hamburg will be responsible for the design of the ship’s interior. Sea Cloud Spirit is scheduled to set sail in the summer of 2020.

Vessel specifications

  • Length overall: 138m
  • Width: 17.20m
  • Draught: 5.65m
  • Air draught: 57.70m
  • Sail surface overall: 4,000m²
  • No. of sails: 27
  • Propulsion: Sails + diesel-electric engines (2 x 1,700 KW)