Ship profile for the sailing ship: "De Goede Verwachting"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:De Goede Verwachting
Ex-names:Nieuwe Zorg, Friso
Registered port:Amsterdam
Type of rigging:TJALK
Type of ship:Groninger Tjalk
Year built:1916
Yard:Werft van Barkmeijer, Briltil, Groningen, NL
Overall length:19.75 m
Breadth:4.00 m
Draught:0.42 m
Sail area:98 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:83 PS
Engine:Volvo Penta

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 03 Oct 2000

  • she is a Groningen Tjalk built at the shipyard Van Barkmeijer in Briltil in 1916, used as freighter for peat and building material
  • used as a living-ship in Leeuwarden for a long time, after that in 1977 she was commissioned again
  • she often visits sailing events in the seaports on the coast of the North Sea and the Atlantic (Bremerhaven, Amsterdam, Den Helder, Hamburg)