Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Arthur van Schendel"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Arthur van Schendel
Registered port:Monnickendam
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:2-Mast Klipper
Year built:1906
Yard:De Toekomst, Delft, NL
Length:25.70 m
Breadth:5.20 m
Sail area:325 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:130 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 24 Feb 2002

  • built as a sailing 1-masted klipper at the shipyard De Toekomst in Delft in 1906, until the mid 1920s she exclusively sailed, then the first engine was fitted.
  • since the beginning of the 1940s she was used as a motor freigher without masts and rigging until 1977.
  • in 1977 converted to one of the first charter vessels, shorten of the hull by 8m, rigged as a ketch.
  • further extensive rebuilding in 1993, she complies the todays standards of comfort and safety.
  • named to honour the writer Arthur van Schendel (1874-1946), well-known for his descriptions of the Dutch sailing fleet in the turn of the 20th century.