Ship profile for the sailing ship: "La Granvillaise"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||BISQUINE|
|Yard:||Anfray, Granville, FRA|
|Overall length:||32.30 m|
|Length (hull):||18.28 m|
|Sail area:||340 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 17 Apr 2008
- replica of a bisquine from 1899, the bisquine was the most common fishing vessel in the bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel (Normandy, FRA) until the 1940s, bisquines from Granville and Cancale started competing in regattas up to two or three times a year, for the glory of the region and the port of the crew.
- begin of her building was December 1988, launched in April 1990 in Granville, from that time the ship sails through the waters of the bay operated by the A.V.G.G.
- use of the ship for short voyages with passengers along the coast of Brittany, the Normandy and Channel Islands.
- (There is another bisquine, the "La Cancalaise", from Cancale).
Contact:Website (français, 16 May 2021):
The Bisquine from Granville: detailled history about bisquines, measurements, photos, about the ship and sailing aboard and contact
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.
"Windjammer der Welt"
Edition Maritim 1999 ISBN: 3-89225-396-X
(franz. Originalausgabe: "Les Plus Beaux Voiliers Du Monde", 1997)
Page: 113 Source with picture Source with history
"Tall Ships - the Fleet of the 21th Century"
Tide-Mark Press, East Hartford 2000 ISBN: 1-55949-551-0
Page: 44 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: 228 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact