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Clipper Odessey.
Clipper Odessey.

The Clipper Odyssey made a one-day visit to Peterhead recently as part of a tour around the UK and Ireland.

The ship, which was built in 1988 and has a capacity of 120-130 passengers, arrived in Peterhead at 6am on Monday, August 13. The Clipper Odyssey came from Invergordon, having started its journey in Ireland.

In total, around 60 guests were travelling on the Clipper Odyssey when it arrived in the North-east. Whilst at Peterhead, many of the visitors from the ship played a round of golf at Cruden Bay, while other guests enjoyed a day of shopping in Aberdeen.

The ship, which is registered in the Bahamas, is 103 metres in length and 15.4 metres in breadth, with a draught of 4.5 metres.

The Clipper Odyssey has a crew of 70 and boasts a range of amenities, including a small library, gym, outdoor pool and gift shop. All cabins on the Clipper Odyssey have an ocean view and while onboard guests can track the progress of their journey using the Global Positioning System.

The Clipper Odyssey travels to an extensive range of locations around the world including North America, South America, Africa and Australia.

The ship set sail from Peterhead at 7pm, 13 hours after its arrival, bound for its next stop, Dundee.