Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Clearwater"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Clearwater
Registered port:Poughkeepsie
Nation:USA
Type of rigging:SLUP
Year built:1969
Yard:Harvey Gamage Shipyard, South Bristol, Maine
Overall length:32.30 m
Breadth:7.50 m
Draught:2.40 m
Sail area:387 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 May 2000

  • "in 1966, a handful of river-lovers decided to change the course of events that was destroying the Hudson river, and reclaim a natural treasure for us all...", centerpiece of the Clearwater organization public education program became the Hudson river sloop "Clearwater"
  • designed after the Dutch sailing sloops of the 18th and 19th century
  • serves as a moveable classroom, laboratory, stage, accommodates nearly 20,000 children and adults on-board their education sails teaching history, biology, environmental science and navigation along the river Hudson each year, sails from town to town along the Hudson

Contact:

Website (English, 05 Apr 2000):
http://www.clearwater.org/
Clearwater Hudson River Sloop: all about Clearwater, their ship, news, sailing schedules, how to get involved and the Hudson river

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.

American Sail Training Association (ASTA)
"Sail Tall Ships! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea"
2000 ISBN: 0-9636483-5-7
(12th Edition)
Page: 82 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data 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: 50 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

American Sail Training Association (ASTA)
"Sail Tall Ships! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea"
2007 ISBN: 978-0-9799878-0-9
(17th Edition)
Page: 129 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact