Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Windy"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Windy, Steve Tompkins, Chicago , 08/2000

Source, location, date:
Steve Tompkins,
Chicago,
08/2000

Windy, Steve Tompkins, Chicago , 08/2000

Source, location, date:
Steve Tompkins,
Chicago,
08/2000

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Windy
Registered port:Chicago
Nation:USA
Type of rigging:4-MAST-SCHONER
Year built:1996
Yard:Southern Windjammer and Detyen Shipyard
Length (hull):45.10 m
Breadth:7.60 m
Draught:2.40 m
Sail area:465 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:300 PS
Engine:Cummins Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 24 Oct 2000

  • a new built, traditional 4-masted gaff schooner, built with modern materials but trimmed in highly varnished wood, by Southern Windjammer and Detyen shipyard both of Charleston S.C.
  • belongs to the Lake Michigan fleet sailing out of the newly rebuilt Navy pier at the east end of Grand Avenue, Chicago, offering private charter and education programs

Contact:

Website (English, 27 Nov 2000):
http://www.tallshipwindy.com/
Tall-Ships Windy and Windy II: a lot of photos, vessel information, education programs and schedules, 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.

American Sail Training Association (ASTA)
"Sail Tall Ships! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea"
2000 ISBN: 0-9636483-5-7
(12th Edition)
Page: 265 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 422 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

American Sail Training Association (ASTA)
"Sail Tall Ships! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea"
2007 ISBN: 978-0-9799878-0-9
(17th Edition)
Page: 291 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact