Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Le Grand Léjon"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Name:||Le Grand Léjon|
|Type of ship:||Lougre|
|Yard:||Yvon Clochet, Plouguiel, FRA|
|Overall length:||20.70 m|
|Length (hull):||13.50 m|
|Sail area:||150 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
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Last update: 20 Dec 2002
- "Le Grand Léjon" is a French lugger modeled after the sailing boats of the Saint-Brieuc Bay between 1850 - 1920 that were fishing or dredging sand in the bay, built after plans from a lugger launched in 1896.
- awarded the first prize for her construction during the Brest Sailing Festival 1996.
- the boat is used by association members only, about 100 persons, to sail 5 persons are needed, but it 's possible to accomodate 16 persons on day trips, and 10 for longer charters trips.
Contact:Website (français, 16 May 2021):
Le Grand Léjon: website of the ship and operating association with photos, history of luggers and news
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
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