In an era where new ships are becoming more and more technologically advanced it is sometimes hard to imagine that the world once relied upon sailing vessels large and small to transport goods around the globe. There is perhaps nothing more majestic than a sailing ship in full sail and, thankfully, examples of such graceful vessels are still built today, largely as Sail Training Vessels. One such newbuild took to the high seas in 2014 when the Royal Navy of Oman’s Shabab Oman II was delivered.
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