About the Wind Spirit
In late 1986, the first commercial sailing vessel built in 60 years slipped out of a French dry-dock in Le Havre. Although the towering sails echoed a bygone era of explorers, the msy Wind Star, sister ship to Wind Spirit, with its sleek lines and computerized controls, was revolutionary in concept and design.
Wind Spirit is
officially a motored-sail-yacht (msy), but the designation belies the vessel's unique rigging. Unfurling in two minutes at the push of a button, billowing white sails reach to the sky. All functions are operated from the bridge by computer microchips and navigational devices. The unusual “open-bridge” operation allows guests to drop by and acquaint themselves with the veteran captains and officers who demonstrate the ship’s intriguing capabilities to modern day explorers.
The Wind Spirit at a Glance
Berths: 74 cabins, 148 berths Crew: 88 Length:440 feet Ft Beam:52 feet Ft Draft:14 feet Ft
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