Now that’s a Ship! Stunning Wind Surf is Visiting Waterford Today

Check this out for a ship!

Just arrived in to Waterford, the seriously impressive Wind Surf is a sight to behold. One of the Wind Star line cruise ships, it typically plays host to 310 guests who get to see the world go by from the deck of this luxurious 162 m long beauty.


Wind Surf : The Lowdown

CAPACITY: 310 Guests

STATEROOMS: 122 deluxe ocean view staterooms

SUITES: 31 deluxe ocean view suites

BRIDGE DECK SUITES: 2 deluxe ocean view bridge suites

DECKS: 6 decks

CREW: 201 international staff


The impressive Wind Surf

LENGTH: 535 feet (162 meters) at waterline; 617 feet (187 meters) including bowsprit

DRAFT: 16.5 feet (5 meters)

TONNAGE: 14,745 gross registered tons (grt)

BEAM: 66 feet (20 meters)

SAILS: 7 triangular, self-furling, computer-operated sails with 26,881 square feet (or 2,600 square meters) of Dacron surface area

MASTS: 5 at 221 feet (67.5 meters)

ENGINES: 4 diesel electric generating sets, 2 electrical propulsion motor

SPEED: 10 to 12 knots with engines only; up to 15 knots wind and engine assisted


Wind Surf is set to visit Dun Laoghaire tomorrow (Saturday 24th June)

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