Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Príncipe Perfeito"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Príncipe Perfeito, Rafael R. Silva, k.A. / unknown , 03/2010

Source, location, date:
Rafael R. Silva,
k.A. / unknown,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Príncipe Perfeito
Ex-names:Mont des Cats, Esmi, Boston, Lars Tore
Registered port:Lissabon
Year built:1949
Yard:Chantier Navals de Caen, Blainville, FRA
Overall length:41.52 m
Breadth:7.52 m
Draught:4.25 m
Sail area:560 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:476 PS
Engine:Caterpillar 3408B

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 03 Feb 2007

  • built 1949 at the shipyard Chantiers Navals de Caen, in Blaineville, FRA; first name was "Mont des Cats" until 1973.
  • 1973 converted into a coastal freighter, renamed the "Esmi".
  • 1977 renamed the "Boston".
  • 1996 renamed the "Lars Tore".
  • purchased by Veltagus Companhia de Navios Charter Lda in October 2001, registered in Lisbon under Portuguese flag and the name "Príncipe Perfeito", converted from a probably Norwegean fishing trawler into a 3-masted sailing ship for passenger sailing trips on the river Tejo and coastal waters.


Website (portugueis/English, 23 Jan 2007):
Príncipe Perfeito: basic information about the ship with photos, sailing programme, contact address