Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Twister"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 1999 , 08/1999

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 1999,
08/1999

Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 1999 , 08/1999

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 1999,
08/1999

Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 1999 , 08/1999

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 1999,
08/1999

Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2001 , 08/2001

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2001,
08/2001

Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2002 , 08/2002

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2002,
08/2002

Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2004 , 08/2004

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2004,
08/2004

Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2009 , 08/2009

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,
08/2009

Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2010 , 08/2010

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2010,
08/2010

Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2011 , 08/2011

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2011,
08/2011

Twister, Volker Gries, Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012 , 07/2012

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Volker Gries,
Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012,
07/2012

Twister, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2015 , 08/2015

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2015,
08/2015

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Twister
Registered port:Enkhuizen
Nation:NL
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Year built:1902/1957/1998
Overall length:28.80 m
Breadth:6.20 m
Draught:2.60 m
Sail area:350 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 25 Dec 2014

  • built 1902 of wood, in 1957 rebuilt of steel.
  • 1957-1981 after modernisation used in the fishing industry, later unused in a habour where she was found by the Dutchman AndrĂ© Hanzens.
  • 1998 rebuilt of the sailing fishering vessel to a luxurary sailing boat for passengers with the appearance of a yacht.
  • modern rigg and smart hull make the schooner to a fast sailing boat.
  • 2013 change of the owner.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Twister

Contact:

Website (nederlands/deutsch/English, 25 Dec 2014):
http://www.twistersailing.com/new
Schooner Twister: basic history and photo

Literature for further reading:

We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.

Peter Rath
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
(http://www.hansesail.com/)
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