Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Eems No.1"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Eems No.1, Thad Koza, Nordsee/Bremerhaven , 08/2008

Source, location, date:
Thad Koza,

Eems No.1, Volker Gries, Sail Bremerhaven 2010 , 08/2010

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Bremerhaven 2010,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Eems No.1
Registered port:Delfzijl
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Lotsenboot
Year built:2004
Overall length:28.00 m
Length (hull):18.00 m
Breadth:5.20 m
Draught:2.50 m
Sail area:196 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:220 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 12 Feb 2012

  • replica of a Dutch pilot boat.
  • building was initiated by an association Stichting Loodskotter Eems which started to work in 1997 to get a new symbol in the habour of Delfzijl, NL which represents the history of many boats of this type in the region, setup of an education project for unemployed people to built the ship.
  • 2004 commisioning of the boat as active veteran sailing ship.
  • operated by the association in educational and working programms, presentation of the ship to the public during sailing events in the region.


Website (nederlands, 07 Jan 2012):
Eems No.1: basic history, specification, some photos, contact address