Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Waecksaemheit"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Lemmer, Friesland
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Year built:1931
Overall length:21.80 m
Breadth:4.61 m
Draught:1.40 m
Sail area:225 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:114 PS
Engine:Volvo Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 31 Mar 2000

  • she is one of the smaller sailing ships with a solid construction, used to catch shell-fishs
  • she saved the lives of a lot of people when she was used to seal the broken dikes during a tidal wave in 1953
  • she sails the Baltic Sea in the summer time today