Ship profile for the sailing ship: "La Recouvrance"

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La Recouvrance, Matthias Berghahn, Douarnenez , 07/2002

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Matthias Berghahn,
Douarnenez,
07/2002

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Sail Bremerhaven 2000 , 09/2000

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Volker Gries,
Sail Bremerhaven 2000,
09/2000

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002 , 07/2002

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002,
07/2002

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002 , 07/2002

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002,
07/2002

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Sail Bremerhaven 2010 , 08/2010

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Volker Gries,
Sail Bremerhaven 2010,
08/2010

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

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

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Temps fete Douarnenez 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Temps fete Douarnenez 2016,
07/2016

La Recouvrance, Volker Gries, Temps fete Douarnenez 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Temps fete Douarnenez 2016,
07/2016

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:La Recouvrance
Registered port:Brest
Nation:FRA
Type of rigging:TOPPSEGELSCHONER
Year built:1992
Yard:Chantier du Guip, I'lle-aux-Moines, Brest, FRA
Overall length:41.60 m
Length (hull):24.90 m
Breadth:6.40 m
Draught:3.60 m
Sail area:430 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:320 PS
Engine:Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 13 May 2021

  • the model of the ship were the French schooner with a large sailing area an sharp lines, what made them very fast and manoeuvrable, therefore they were used to protect the French coast and trading routes and against the slave trade in the 19th century.
  • the 'La Recouvrance' has no guns today but the painted gun ports on the hull remember to the use of her ancestors, she has got a long bowsprit and a strong fall of masts.
  • her launching was a highlight of the sailing festival of Brest in 1992.
  • her name means "good return".
  • 1995 she visited the Sail Amsterdam, 1996 Bristol and participation of the sailing event in Brest 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, Sail Bremerhaven 2000 and 2010.
  • 2010 maintenance work and overhaul of the ship, change of the engine.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship La Recouvrance

Contact:

Website (français, 13 May 2021):
https://www.larecouvrance.com/
La Recouvrance: the official homepage with contact address, photos and sailing programm

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.

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 124 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Ollivier Puget
"Windjammer der Welt"
Edition Maritim 1999 ISBN: 3-89225-396-X
(franz. Originalausgabe: "Les Plus Beaux Voiliers Du Monde", 1997)
Page: 113, 21 Source with picture Source with history

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 100 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact

Thaddeus Koza
"Tall Ships - the Fleet of the 21th Century"
Tide-Mark Press, East Hartford 2000 ISBN: 1-55949-551-0
(http://www.tallshipsinternational.com/)
Page: 141 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Ollivier Puget, Jean-Noël Darde
"Partir sur les Grand Voiliers - Le guide pour embarquer"
Guides Balland 2000 ISBN: 2-7158-1277-9
Page: 258 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 141 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data