Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Legacy"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Ex-names:France II
Registered port:Malabo, Eq. Guinea
Year built:1959/1994
Yard:Societe des Forges et Chantiers de la Mediterrance
Overall length:89.30 m
Breadth:12.30 m
Draught:5.95 m
Sail area:1913 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:2000 PS
Engine:Diesel Electric

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 25 Dec 2010

  • built in 1959 at the Societe des Forges et Chantieers de la Mediterrance shipyard in Le Havre, France.
  • used as meteorologic scientific research vessel.
  • conversion to a passanger carriing luxury sailing ship 1989-1994, operator was the Windjammer Barefood Cruises Ltd., based in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, she sailed mainly in Caribbean waters.
  • after the financial collapse of Windjammer Barefoot Cruises she was stuck in Costa Rica in 2007, broken up in 2010.

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.

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 234 Source with picture Quelle with contact
(kurzer beschreibender Text)

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 25 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data