Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Roland von Bremen"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Roland von Bremen
Registered port:Möltenort, Kiel
Type of rigging:YAWL
Year built:1936
Yard:Ernst Burmester Werft, Bremen, GER
Length:18.28 m
Breadth:4.10 m
Draught:2.70 m
Sail area:145 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:120 PS
Engine:Mercedes Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 28 Aug 2001

  • launched on April 20th, 1936 at the yacht and boatbuilder's shipyard of Ernst Burmester from Bremen, Germany, construction by Heinrich Gruber, who drawed her plans considerating her later participation in transatlantic races
  • she saild several successful races across the Atlantic, winner during her regatta premiere from Bermuda to Cuxhaven in 1936
  • participated some STA regatta with changing crew in the last years
  • today operated by an owner crew and is also available for charter, takes part in events for classical yachts and other sailing events like the Kieler Woche, she principally sails European waters, 1997 in the Mediterranean, 2001 voyages in the Baltic Sea (middle Sweden and Finland) planed, for 2002 a journey to English waters is planned


Website (deutsch, 06 Apr 2005):
Roland von Bremen: contact address and photos, technical specification, drawings, press articles, info from the ship's designer Heinrich Gruber

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.

Monika Kludas
"Mitsegeln auf Sail-Training-Schiffen - Ein praktisches Handbuch der S.T.A.G. mit Schiffsportraits"
Nordwestdeutsche Verlagsgesellschaft Bremerhaven ISBN: 3-927 857-61-0
Page: 91 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Arne Koslowski (Hrsg.)
KardesH-Verlag 2006 ISBN: 3-938314-02-8
Page: 102 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data
Rudolf Alexander Steinbrecht
"Roland von Bremen"