Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Reine de la Mer"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Reine de la Mer, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,
07/2004

Reine de la Mer, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Reine de la Mer
Nation:FRA
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Year built:1963
Length:6.40 m
Sail area:50 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Engine:keine/none

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 07 Feb 2010

  • built in 1963 for Yves Merdy, fitted with an engine she worked never under sails, used as ferry boat.
  • new owner Jean Gu├ęguen used the boat for fishing off the shore until 1998.
  • next owner initiated a restoration by Jean Louis Got, removal of the engine and rigged as a cutter.
  • long sailing voyage without engine along the coast of Brittany in 2003.