'Club Med 2' sailing cruise ship docks in Greek port of Volos

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'Club Med 2' sailing cruise ship docks in Greek port of VolosIt arrived in Volos on Monday with 303 passengers and 219 crew members on board, having set sail from the island of Skiathos, where it spent the previous day, with its passengers going ashore to the famous Koukounaries beach and other sights in speedboats

The sailing boat and cruise ship "Club Med 2" arrived in the port of Volos on Monday carrying hundreds of French-speaking tourists (French, Swiss and Belgian) who will visit the city and its archaeological sites as well as nearby villages of Pelion, ANA reports.

The French-flagged "Club Med 2" is a five-masted computer-controlled staysail schooner owned and operated by Club Med and operated as a cruise ship. It combines the power of seven computer-operated sails with more traditional diesel-electric power, having four diesel generators that power two electric motors. It can accommodate up to 386 passengers.

The cruise ship's next stop after Volos will be the northern Greek port of Thessaloniki.

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