Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Avanti"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Hoorn
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Year built:1898
Yard:Nederlof, Sliedrecht, NL
Overall length:31.40 m
Breadth:5.95 m
Draught:1.25 m
Sail area:386 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:110 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 31 Mar 2000

  • 1898 built at the shipyard of Nederlof in Sliedrecht, used as engine-driven vessel until the 1930s
  • she was scuttled to protect her from the use in the World War II, salvaged after the war, 1956 equipped with a new engine and changes of the hull, used as freighter
  • 1989 change of owner and rebuilding of the hull, 1991 she was completely rebuilt to a charter ship for passengers, rigged as a ketch (she has been a pure engine-riven vessel for a long time)
  • today she sails the Dutch coast, the mud-flats and Dutch inland waters