Today the Port of Motril, Spain, welcomed Royal Clipper and shared their enthusiasm on their blog. Below is a translated excerpt. To view the original, visit their blog.
[caption id="attachment_16184" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Photo by Puerto de Motril.
The largest sailing ship right in the world has now docked in the port of Motril. This is Royal Clipper, of Star Clippers, a luxurious five-masted, 42 sail ship.
While Royal Clipper is docked at the pier 115 passengers have come to hike the Alhambra Alpujarras and Granada City, while the remaining 70 are visiting the mall shuttle thanks to Motril Granada has hired Motrilport. Onboard is a crew of 106 people, which equates to almost one crew member per cruiser. This data indicates the level of the ship and the purchasing power of their tenants. From Ibiza, the boat sailed at six this evening bound for the Moroccan port of Safi.