Originally Posted by YachtNews
"The World" was a lovely creation, I remember when she was built. She was a different concept for the cruise industry at the time.
The original "The World" should have been much bigger, 300 meters instead of 200 m, and with much more space both inside and outdoors. But the economy had a downturn so they couldn´t go ahead.
If I can find the sales material I have, I will post some pictures.
- Found it, and the figures were 85,000 gross tonnes, 958 feet long, beam 105 feet, draft 23 feet and with 15 decks. Completion date was planned to the end of 1999, to start a Millennium cruise...