Ship profile for the sailing ship: "L'Aurore VS10"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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L'Aurore VS10, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

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

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:L'Aurore VS10
Registered port:Saint-Gingolph
Type of ship:Cochère
Year built:2000
Overall length:10.00 m
Length (hull):7.80 m
Breadth:3.00 m
Draught:0.90 m
Sail area:46 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:30 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 07 Feb 2010

  • replica of a Cochère, a boat type used since 17. century to transport persons and goods across the Lake Genova before streets and the railway were built.
  • building was supported by a government grant for longtime unemployed people.


Website (français, 03 Feb 2010):
L'Aurore: website about the replica with photos, main characteristics and contact address