Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Antica"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Antica, 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:Gdansk
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Year built:1953
Overall length:16.20 m
Length (hull):13.83 m
Breadth:4.50 m
Draught:2.10 m
Sail area:128 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 20 Sep 2009

  • built as fishing vessel in 1953, used in the Baltic Sea fishery for 27 years.
  • 1980 change of the owner, conversion from a fishing boat to a sailing cutter for private journeys.
  • 1991-1997: cirumnavigation of the world.
  • 1998-2000: South America and Cape Horn.
  • 2001: Danish and Swedish coast.
  • 2002: cruise around British islands.
  • 2003-2004: journey around the Atlantic Ocean and The Great Poles Expedition.
  • 2005-2006: journey to the Roots of Civilization, Europe - America.


Website (po polsky/English, 24 Aug 2009):
Antica: information about the journeys of the ship