The Titanic memorial cruise is one of the most important and watched sailing events at the moment. Numerous people from all around the world watch this impressive sailing ship which remakes the route of Titanic, one of the biggest ships every created, which sank into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The Titanic sank on April 15, 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during its first voyage. This event has been considered one of the most important tragedies of the 20th century, at least when talking about accidents. The Titanic was to make a voyage from Southampton to Now York City, but unfortunately the cruise ship never reached its destination. More than 1,500 people died as the Titanic sank.
In 2012, everyone who was fascinated by the story of Titanic, but also sailing passionates and families of the passengers of the original Titanic, were able to embark on a similar ship, for a sailing memorial cruise. The sailing event was scheduled to take place exactly 100 years since the tragedy. The Titanic memorial cruise aims to maintain a series of aspects that were specific to the biggest and most impressive sailing and cruising ships ever made. A number of 1,309 passengers attend the sailing Titanic memorial cruise, remaining on the ship for 12 nights and making the whole itinerary of the historical ship. The passengers will be able to visit the location in which the Titanic sank, too.
Many of the passengers who embark on the Titanic memorial cruise are relatives of the victims or survivors, willing to have their own on-board experience and honor their loved ones, at the same time. One of the most fascinating and interesting facts about this sailing event is that everything is made after the original Titanic ship. Even the music, the elegance and the glamor were recreated by organizers. Many passengers, but also crew members decided to maintain that note and dressed in period costumes, while the restaurants’ menu is perfectly recreated. The whole sailing event is absolutely fascinating and the precision with which even the smallest details have been maintained is really impressive.