Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Veracity"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Veracity, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2008 , 07/2008

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

Veracity, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Type of ship:Lugger
Year built:2004
Yard:Marcus Rowden, Jayne Hayman, Blackawton, Dartmouth, Devon, UK
Overall length:18.90 m
Breadth:3.05 m
Draught:1.22 m
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Engine:Paguru Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 12 Feb 2012

  • built in 2003-04 at Blackawton near Dartmouth, Devon in the UK by Marcus Rowden and Jayne Hayman with help and advice from master boat builders Brian and Andy Pomeroy, based on a boat of the same name that fished out of Mousehole in Cornwall during the early 1900s, launched on August 13th, 2004.
  • Marcus Rowden, owner and skipper sails and races the lugger regularly along the Devon and Cornwall coasts as well as in Brittany, participates in Brixham Heritage Festival, Brest, Douarnenez, Sea Salts and Sail in Mousehole and Looe Regatta.
  • atlantic crossing 2009, cruising as far as Africa and the Carribbean.
  • 2011 for sale in Millbrook, Cornwall, UK.