Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Vertrouwen"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Vertrouwen, Volker Gries, Lauterbach , 08/2006

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Lauterbach,
08/2006

Vertrouwen, Volker Gries, Lauterbach , 08/2006

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Lauterbach,
08/2006

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Vertrouwen
Registered port:Dortmund
Nation:GER
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Klipperaak
Year built:1896/1984
Yard:Rytenbergwerft Friesland, NL
Length (hull):19.80 m
Breadth:4.25 m
Draught:0.80 m
Sail area:140 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:105 PS
Engine:6 Zyl. DAF DD 575

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Dec 2000

  • 1984 purchased by the Federal Land Nordrhein-Westfalen/GER for the sailing project ZWAR ("Zwischen Arbeit und Ruhestand"), an association employing people before their pension
  • major restore and rebuilding of the ship, converted from a freighter to a ship suitable to sail with guests, managed by the ZWAR sailing group, this group is the operator today, the ship is maintained by volunteers