Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Fleur des Ondes"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Fleur des Ondes, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Fleur des Ondes
Registered port:Paimpol
Type of rigging:YAWL
Type of ship:Dundee Langoustier
Year built:1953-1956
Yard:Rolland, Primel, Morlaix, FRA
Overall length:25.10 m
Length (hull):17.80 m
Breadth:5.65 m
Draught:2.60 m
Sail area:112 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:180 PS
Engine:Perkins 6 Zyl. Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 05 Apr 2013

  • built 1953-1956 at the shipyard Rolland in Primel next to Morlaix, North Finistère, FRA on order of Jean Abjan Père, fishing of crawfish in the English Channel and North Sea.
  • 1970 purchased by Michel Bocher, moved to Paimpol, further use in the fishery.
  • after decommissioning she was rescued from being scraped and the interior was completely rebuilt for private sailing trips.
  • mainly used for private purposes, participation in sailing ship events like Brest, Douarnenez, where also guests can sail on board.
  • 2011 repair works at the deck and exchange of planks by the shipyard MAYDAY BOAT, Saint Malo, FRA.


Website (français, 05 Apr 2013):
Fleur des Ondes: weblog with photos, history, specification, contact address