Header images SEA CLOUD history
Header images SEA CLOUD history
Header images SEA CLOUD history

A windjammer writes history.

The SEA CLOUD's life story is more thrilling than some novels. She was built in 1931 in Kiel at the request of a Wall Street broker. It was his wife, Marjorie Merriweather Post, who shaped the SEA CLOUD's character. After the ship's sale in 1955, there were several dark chapters in the history of the once glamorous private yacht - until she was bought in 1978 by a group of Hamburg-based shipowners and businessmen and given a new life.

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