Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Skythia"

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

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,
08/2009

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

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,
08/2009

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

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,
08/2009

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

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,
08/2009

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

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,
08/2009

Skythia, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2011 , 08/2011

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2011,
08/2011

Skythia, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2011 , 08/2011

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2011,
08/2011

Skythia, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2011 , 08/2011

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2011,
08/2011

Skythia, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2015 , 08/2015

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2015,
08/2015

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Skythia
Registered port:Rostock
Nation:GER
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Type of ship:Schoner-Yacht
Year built:2005
Yard:Nautica, Varna, BUL
Overall length:23.85 m
Length (hull):20.70 m
Breadth:5.70 m
Draught:2.70 m
Sail area:377 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:350 PS
Engine:Yanmar

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 06 Feb 2012

  • built 2003-2005 by shipbuilder Nautica in Bulgaria modelled after the famous yacht "America", which won the Hundred Guinea Trophy Race in 1851. The Hundred Guinea Trophy Race (regatta around the Isle of Wright) was renamed later the America's Cup.
  • private yacht of the shipyard's owner of Varna, 2007 sold to a hotel owner from Austria.
  • 2008 transfer from Black Sea to Germany.
  • based in Rostock, GER the ship is used for passenger sailing trips since 2009 for smaller groups, participation in the Hanse Sail Rostock.

Contact:

Website (deutsch, 06 Feb 2012):
http://www.segelyacht-skythia.de/new
Skythia: description of the ship with many photos showing her racing, charter information, contact, weblog