Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Opal"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Ex-names:Albrecht Dürer
Registered port:Husavik
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Type of ship:Gaffelschoner
Year built:1952
Yard:Damgarten, GER
Overall length:32.00 m
Length (hull):24.00 m
Breadth:6.85 m
Draught:3.10 m
Sail area:310 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:124 PS
Engine:Grenå Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 19 Jul 2013

  • built as a fishing trawler in Damgarten, Germany in 1952, named to honour the well-known painter "Albrecht Dürer".
  • since 1970 she is under Danish flag, named "Opal".
  • about 2013 sold to Iceland, where she is about to join a fleet of other ships for East Greenland cruises.