Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Belle de Vilaine"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Belle de Vilaine, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,
07/2004

Belle de Vilaine, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,
07/2004

Belle de Vilaine, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

Belle de Vilaine, Volker Gries, Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012 , 07/2012

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Volker Gries,
Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012,
07/2012

Belle de Vilaine, Volker Gries, Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012 , 07/2012

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Volker Gries,
Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012,
07/2012

Belle de Vilaine, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Belle de Vilaine
Registered port:Billiers
Nation:FRA
Type of ship:Chaloupe de Billiers
Year built:1994
Yard:Chantier Pradelle, Le Croisic, FRA
Length:15.00 m
Length (hull):9.88 m
Breadth:3.60 m
Draught:1.90 m
Sail area:97 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:65 PS
Engine:Perkins Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 02 May 2021

  • reconstruction of a Chaloupe (French traditional boat type) of 1887 built and launched in the habour of Billiers in May 1994 initiated by the competition "Bateaux de côtes de France".
  • boats of this type have been used for fishing in this region between 1820-1930.
  • operated by the association "Traditional Voiles en Baie de Vilaine" in Muzillac, FRA.
  • since 2007 registered as boat of heritage (BIP - Bateau d'intérêt patrimonial) of the association Fondation du patrimoine maritime et fluvial.
  • offers daytrip sailing and participates in maritime events in the region (Brest, Douarnenez, Golfe du Morbihan).
  • 2017-2021 overhaul working at the boat.

Contact:

Website (français, 02 May 2021):
http://www.belledevilaine.fr/new
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