Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Le Grand Léjon"

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Le Grand Léjon, Volker Gries, Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002 , 07/2002

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002,
07/2002

Le Grand Léjon, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,
07/2004

Le Grand Léjon, Volker Gries, Festival Temps Fête sur Douarnenez 2012 , 07/2012

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Volker Gries,
Festival Temps Fête sur Douarnenez 2012,
07/2012

Le Grand Léjon, Volker Gries, Temps fete Douarnenez 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Temps fete Douarnenez 2016,
07/2016

Le Grand Léjon, Volker Gries, Temps fete Douarnenez 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Temps fete Douarnenez 2016,
07/2016

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Le Grand Léjon
Registered port:Plérin
Nation:FRA
Type of ship:Lougre
Year built:1992
Yard:Yvon Clochet, Plouguiel, FRA
Overall length:20.70 m
Length (hull):13.50 m
Breadth:4.00 m
Draught:2.40 m
Sail area:150 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:120 PS
Engine:Peugeot

Portrait of the sailing ship:

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):
http://www.le-grand-lejon.com/
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
Page: 226 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact