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Virgin Voyages sets sail for the first time

Virgin Voyages sets sail for the first time

By Explore
Updated August 12 2021 - 1:40pm, first published 12:18pm

Departing on August 6, the Scarlet Lady, the first ship from Richard Branson-owned cruise line Virgin Voyages departed Portsmouth on its maiden voyage. Currently the ship is sailing at 65 per cent capacity and scheduled for six ‘staycations’ in the United Kingdom, rather than more exotic itineraries. 

The adults-only Scarlet Lady’s arrival has been highly anticipated. The Scarlet Lady will accommodate 4400 passengers and crew, has 17 decks and is equipped with a high-tech gym which has a boxing ring and even a tattoo parlour. 

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