Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Vivika"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Vivika, Volker Gries, Hafenfestival Lübeck 2001 , 09/2001

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hafenfestival Lübeck 2001,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Ex-names:LAB28, Gabriele
Registered port:Hamburg
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Schleswig-Holsteiner Quase, Gaffelkutter
Year built:~1870
Yard:Glasau, Eckernförde, GER
Length (hull):10.98 m
Breadth:3.30 m
Draught:1.00 m
Sail area:76 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood, Plastic
Engine:6 Zyl. Mercedes Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 20 Dec 2002

  • built in about 1870 probably at the shipyard Glasau in Eckernförde, GER.
  • 1909 sold to Laboe, until 1938 she was used as LAB28 in the fishery.
  • carried the name "Gabriele" and used without rigging in the time after.
  • 1978 purchased by the todays owner Dierk Bobzin from Hamburg, rebuilt and used as a leisure boat, on the end of the 1990s rerigged as a keel quase, renamed the "Vivika" after the youngest daughter of the owner.

Literature for further reading:

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Mitteilungsblatt der Freunde des Gaffelriggs
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Dierk Bobzin
"LAB 28 - Die Geschichte einer Quase"
Edition: 79