Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Arawak"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Arawak, Thomas Albert, Bordeaux , 06/2000

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Thomas Albert,

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

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,

Arawak, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Lorient
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Year built:1954
Yard:Union et Travail, Les Sables-d'Olonne, FRA
Overall length:30.00 m
Length (hull):21.00 m
Breadth:6.00 m
Draught:3.40 m
Sail area:380 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:250 PS
Engine:General Motors

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 06 Nov 2005

  • built 1954 in Les Sables-d'Olonne, France at the shipyard Union et Travail.
  • after years operated by the group Refuge des Marins in Brittany until the 1980s purchased by Christian and Suzanne de Parada in 1986.
  • used for sail training with youth.