Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Twee Gezusters"

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Twee Gezusters, Volker Gries, Sail Flensburg 2000 / Cutty Sark 2000 , 08/2000

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Flensburg 2000 / Cutty Sark 2000,
08/2000

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Twee Gezusters
Registered port:Blokzijl
Nation:NL
Type of rigging:TJALK
Type of ship:Skutsje Tjalk
Year built:1908
Yard:Van der Werff, Kootstertille, Friesland, NL
Length (hull):15.37 m
Breadth:3.36 m
Draught:0.55 m
Sail area:90 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:45 PS
Engine:Peugeot DTP 50

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Sep 2000

  • small tjalk coming from Friesland/NL, so-called Skutsje, derived from small Skute, built at the shipyard Van der Werff in Kootstertille in 1908, she is made of steel and iron, the first owner Jan van der Schaaf had 2 daughters in this time and therefore named her the "Twee Gezusters".
  • used as cargo ship under sail without engine, the owner and his family lived on board, sailing areas were the channels in the North of Friesland and Groningen, 1928 the one daughter and Tiemen Jaspers took over the ship.
  • 1971 bought by Alewijn Boogaard, overhauled and fitted with an engine 1972
  • 1984-88 voyage to Danmark.
  • today she sails private and charter trips in the Dutch mud-flats and along the Dutch coast, in the Baltic Sea, along the German coast and the South-Danish waters

Contact:

Website (nederlands, 22 Mar 2014):
http://www.ssrp.nl/stamboek/schepen/twee-gezustersnew
Twee Gezusters: record for the ship in the register Stichting Stamboek Ronde en Platbodemjachten

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.

"Schepen die blijven, Type- en scheepsbeschrijvingen van Nederlandse historische Bedrijfsvaartuigen"
Landelijke Vereniging tot Behoud van het Historisch Bedrijfsvaartuig 1999 ISBN: 90-805008-1-X
(NUGI 465,834,431, http://www.lvbhb.nl/)
Page: 111, 176 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

"Piekfall"
Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
(http://www.freunde-des-gaffelriggs.de/)
Page: 28-32 Source with picture Source with history
Jenny und Alewijn Boogaard
"Mit den Twee Gezusters nach Prag (Teil1)"
Edition: 89

"Piekfall"
Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
(http://www.freunde-des-gaffelriggs.de/)
Page: 8-12 Source with picture Source with history
Jenny und Alewijn Boogaard
"Mit den Twee Gezusters nach Prag (Teil2)"
Edition: 90

"Piekfall"
Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
(http://www.freunde-des-gaffelriggs.de/)
Page: 8-13 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact
Jenny und Alewijn Boogaard
"Twee Gezusters nach Prag"
Edition: 91