Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Mor Danmark"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Mor Danmark, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2009 , 05/2009

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2009,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Mor Danmark
Registered port:Dessau
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Isefjordsbåd (Replik)
Year built:1973
Yard:Henrik Jensen, Fåborg, DK
Length:8.00 m
Breadth:3.20 m
Draught:1.20 m
Sail area:45 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:18 PS
Engine:SABB Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 06 Jan 2013

  • built 1970 within 3 years by ship builder Henrik Jensen, Fåborg, DK.
  • privately used 24 years by the builder.
  • 1997 sold to fishmonger Henry Rassmus, Stralsund, GER; bad maintenance of the boat for the following 3 years.
  • 2000 bought by pattern maker and architect Thomas Mayer, Leipzig, GER; moved to Dessau, GER on the river Elbe; professional repair of the hull at the shipyard Welkisch, Berlin- Spandau, GER and by active work of the owner, fitted with equipment to lay down the mast to enable moving the boat at inland waters through bridges.