Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Christel"

Photos of the sailing ship:

Please click into a photo to see it in higher resolution.

Christel, Thomas Albert, Sail Bremerhaven 2005 , 08/2005

Source, location, date:
Thomas Albert,
Sail Bremerhaven 2005,

Christel, Volker Gries, Sail Bremerhaven 2015 , 08/2015

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Bremerhaven 2015,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Bremerhaven
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Year built:1936
Yard:Modersitzki, Tolkemit, Ostpreußen (Polen)
Length:18.00 m
Breadth:4.94 m
Draught:1.80 m
Sail area:105 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:180 PS
Engine:Mercedes-Benz DM 355

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 02 May 2006

  • built 1936 at the shipyard of Modersitzki in Tolkemit, former Eastern Prussia, today Tolkmicko in Poland, as cutter-rigged fishing vessel.
  • owner from Neustadt, GER and Eckernförde, GER, before she came to Bremerhaven, GER in 1988, in her bad condition she has to be extensively restored in several periods using old drawings and traditional methods.
  • since 1992 mainly privately used but also offers for say sailing trips.