Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Galene"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Galene, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2006 , 08/2006

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2006,

Galene, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2009 , 08/2009

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Gibraltar
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Bermudaketsch, Yacht
Year built:1990
Yard:Hellemann, NL
Overall length:24.30 m
Breadth:5.30 m
Draught:2.60 m
Sail area:250 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:240 PS
Engine:2 x 120 PS Mercedes-Diesel,

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 29 May 2007

  • built 1990 for a German owner at the Dutch shipyard Hellemann, used until 1999 as private yacht in the Mediterranean.
  • bought in September 1999 by C. Henninger, brought to the German island Rügen in the Baltic Sea.
  • in winter 2000/2001 partly rebuilt at a shipyard in Stettin, Poland to prepare her current career as a charter ship, overhaul of the electrics on board.
  • used in the charter business around the island Rügen, Sweden, Denmark (i.e. Bornholm), Poland, Russia, participation in sailing ship events like the Baltic Sail and Hanse Sail Rostock.

Literature for further reading:

We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.

Peter Rath
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
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