Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Vega"

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Vega, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2010 , 08/2010

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2010,
08/2010

Vega, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2012 , 08/2012

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2012,
08/2012

Vega, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2014 , 08/2014

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2014,
08/2014

Vega, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2015 , 08/2015

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2015,
08/2015

Vega, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2016 , 08/2016

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2016,
08/2016

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Vega
Registered port:Gamleby
Nation:SWE
Type of rigging:3-MAST-TOPPSEGELSCHONER
Year built:1909
Overall length:30.50 m
Breadth:7.75 m
Draught:2.70 m
Sail area:650 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:260 PS
Engine:Callesen Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 20 Jun 2013

  • built in 1909, based in Lerberget and Höganäs, SWE and used in the Baltic Sea without engine until 1932.
  • 1937-1966 registered in Skarhamn, SWE.
  • bought by B. Guthenberg, moved to Stockholm, SWE.
  • after several changes of the owner and bad maintainance she sunk in Stockholm (Söder Mälarstrand) in 1985.
  • rised and given to the Riksmuseet and later to the Stiftelsen Människan och Havet of Gamleby, SWE.
  • restoration between 1993-2008.
  • used for passanger sailing and presented at sailing festivals in the Baltic Sea.

Contact:

Website (på svenska/deutsch/summary in English, 06 Jun 2013):
http://skonarenvega.se/new
Vega: technical specification, some facts of her history, photos, information for sailing on board, contact address, news blog