Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Akogare"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Akogare, Werner Jurkowski, Sail Boston 2000 , 07/2000

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
Sail Boston 2000,
07/2000

Akogare, Werner Jurkowski, Sail Boston 2000 , 07/2000

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
Sail Boston 2000,
07/2000

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Akogare
Registered port:Osaka
Nation:JAPAN
Type of rigging:3-MAST-TOPPSEGELSCHONER
Year built:1993
Overall length:52.16 m
Length (hull):36.00 m
Breadth:8.60 m
Draught:5.90 m
Sail area:783 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:320 PS
Engine:Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 30 Jun 2000

  • built by the City of Osaka as the first and only tall-ship owned by a Japanese local government
  • keel laid in June 1992, launched in November 1992 and completed until March 1993, start of her official sail training program in 1994, maiden voyage to Shanghai
  • 1995 voyage to Guam, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia, participation in the Sail Indonesia 1995 (50th anniversary of independance of Indonesia), 1996 participation in the parade of the sail at the port of Tokyo, 1997 participation in the Sail Osaka, 1998 voyage to Shikoku, Kyushu and Seto Inland Sea supported by Nippon Foundation, 1999 circumnavigation of Japan supported by Nippon Foundation, she will take part in the Sail 2000 visiting the East coast of the US

Contact:

Website (Japanese/English, 25 May 2000):
http://www.akogare.or.jp/
Sail training ship Akogare: about the ship, sailing schedule and projects, ship's log, press release and contact address

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.

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 180 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 155 Source with picture Source with history 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: 15 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 194 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data