Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Petrine"

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Petrine, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2001 , 05/2001

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2001,

Petrine, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2002 , 05/2002

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2002,

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

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Volker Gries,
Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012,

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Ex-names:Edelgaard, Olga, Svenla, Tove Anette, Hejmakej
Registered port:Vitte/Hiddensee
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:See-Ewer
Year built:1909
Yard:Hans Jacobs, Moorrege, Uetersen, GER
Overall length:33.00 m
Length (hull):25.00 m
Breadth:5.50 m
Draught:1.80 m
Sail area:320 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:100 PS
Engine:2 Zyl. Alpha Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 25 May 2000

  • built in Moorege on the river Pinnau, a tributary of the river Elbe, in 1909
  • sailed the Baltic and North Sea as well as the mouths of the rivers Ems, Weser and Elbe as a 2-masted ship without an engine for 15 years
  • after fitted with an auxilary engine she served as freighter, later as coastal cargo vessel without rig
  • restored in 1983, reconstruction of the original rigging as a gaff-rigged Sea-Ewer, conversion of the cargo room to cabins for passengers
  • sails with youth and adults in the Baltic Sea, along the German and Norwegian coast in the North Sea


Website (deutsch, 26 May 2021):
Umweltbildungsschiff Petrine: homepage of the organization Bildungswerk "Mensch & Meer" e.V., info about the ship and sailing aboard, photos, contact addresses