“I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by;
And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking,
And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn breaking.”
-John Masefield (1902)
Grand Turk is an island in the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory country. The name comes from a species of cactus on the island, the Turk’s Cap Cactus which has a distinctive cap, reminiscent of an Ottoman fez.
50 years back, no one would ever say that today we will witness the massive construction of ships over 1000 feet long, carrying over 5,000 passengers. This gives us an interest in how cruise ships can look in the future.