Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Katurah"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Katurah, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2002 , 05/2002

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2002,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Orth
Type of rigging:YAWL
Type of ship:Fiskebåd, Gaffelyawl
Year built:1972-74
Yard:E.Petersen, Fårø, SWE
Overall length:8.80 m
Length (hull):7.80 m
Breadth:2.75 m
Draught:1.22 m
Sail area:44 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:18 PS
Engine:Yanmar Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 15 Feb 2022

  • built by pilot master Erik Petersen, Fårö, Gotland, SWE in an educational programme for pilots between 1972-1974.
  • used for private purposes by Erik Petersen.
  • sold to England, sold to Hamburg, GER on the end of the 1980s, later moved to Orth on Fehmarn, GER.
  • 2002 bought by Heiko Wissinger, until 2005 sailing trips in the near region.
  • 2006 voyage to Visby, Gotland, SWE.
  • 2007-11 shorter voyages in the Southern Baltic Sea.
  • name "Katurah" according to the 2nd wife of prophet Mose (biblical tradition) and the former name of a ship's boy (nickname of first owner).
  • managed by the Museumshafen Heiligenhafen for a while after the owner's death, after takeover by a new owner, extensive renovations from approx. 2017, should be put back into operation under a new name after the redesign.