Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Albarquel"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Albarquel, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Base port:Saint Valery en Caux
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Gaffelketsch
Year built:1957
Yard:Petrouios, Lissabon, PO
Overall length:25.00 m
Length (hull):19.70 m
Breadth:6.00 m
Draught:1.70 m
Sail area:250 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:160 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 24 Aug 2002

  • built in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1957 as a freighter to transport salt, sister ship is the "O' Abandonado".
  • in May 1997 purchased by the association Hissez - Haut Côte d'Albâtre, overhaul of the ship and rebuilt to sail with passengers.
  • 2-5 days trips along the French and English coast lines and in the Channel.


Website (français, 30 Oct 2004):
Albarquel: website of the ship with news and sailing programme, contact address

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.

Ollivier Puget, Jean-Noël Darde
"Partir sur les Grand Voiliers - Le guide pour embarquer"
Guides Balland 2000 ISBN: 2-7158-1277-9
Page: 186 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact