Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Coppelia"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2008,
07/2008

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

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

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

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Coppelia
Registered port:Marennes
Base port:La Rochelle
Nation:FRA
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Year built:1952-53
Yard:Parveau, Marennes, FRA
Overall length:14.50 m
Length (hull):11.36 m
Breadth:3.56 m
Draught:1.24 m
Sail area:100 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:70 PS
Engine:6 Zyl. MWM

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 20 Jun 2013

  • former oyster boat launched in 1953, used by Alphonse Goëlo from Bourcefranc, FRA for transport tasks in the oyster business until 1988 using the engine only without any rigging.
  • after decommissioning and some years of maintainance by the owner she was for sale after a gale in late 1997.
  • sold, hauled and restored within several years; rigged as sailboat since 2005.
  • takes part in sailing events in the region.
  • named "Coppelia" after a ballet by the French composer Léo Delibes.

Contact:

Website (français, 16 Jun 2013):
http://sloopcoppelia.free.fr/new
Coppelia: website of the boat with basic specification, many photos, her recent history, contact