Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Gotland"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Registered port:||Heikendorf, Kiel|
|Type of rigging:||SCHONER|
|Overall length:||30.00 m|
|Length (hull):||24.30 m|
|Sail area:||220 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 21 Nov 2015
- another so-called "Kriegsfischkutter" (fishing cutter of the war period), which was probably built in Norway or Sweden in 1941, the hull is a composit construction with planks of oak on frames of steel.
- until March 1991 used in the commercial fishery in the Baltic Sea by the fisherman Kristand from Heikendorf, Germany.
- 1991-94 she has been the accompanying ship of the "Hanse-Kogge" from Kiel, when the cog was fitted with an own engine "Gotland" was sold in 1995.
- since March 1998 owned by Friederike and Harald Hübner, restored with an effort of approx. 12,000 man hours, restoring of the hull, deck and deckhouse under consideration of the regulations of the Germanischer Lloyd and safety guidlines for traditional boats in Germany.
- "Gotland" is maintained and operated by the association "Trans Omnia Maria e. V." ("over all seas") and is open for seminars and education, team training and incentives.
- in June 2002 during a trip between Kiel and Kappeln she capsized and sank off Damp, GER; after salvage modifications to improve the stability.
Contact:Website (deutsch, 21 Nov 2015):
Gotland: technical data, some photos, contact address for charter
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.
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
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Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
Page: 34-35 Source with picture Source with history