Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Avontuur"

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Avontuur, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2013 , 10/2013

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2013,
10/2013

Avontuur, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2014 , 10/2014

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2014,
10/2014

Avontuur, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2014 , 10/2014

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2014,
10/2014

Avontuur, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2014 , 10/2014

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2014,
10/2014

Avontuur, Volker Gries, Brandarisrace 2015 , 10/2015

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Volker Gries,
Brandarisrace 2015,
10/2015

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Avontuur
Registered port:Amsterdam
Nation:NL
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Klipper
Year built:1909
Yard:Haezer, Hardinxveld, NL
Length:26.30 m
Breadth:5.70 m
Draught:1.35 m
Sail area:480 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:110 PS
Engine:Gardner

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 11 Mar 2014

  • built in 1909 at the former shipyard Haezer in Hardinxveld, NL for the master Versluis from Werkendam, NL.
  • used for the transport of sand from the river Rhein to Dordrecht or Rotterdam, NL.
  • sold to master Boogaard from Hardinxveld, NL, in 1937 sold to Piet Blokland.
  • fitted with an engine in the 1950s.
  • 1977 sold to Jan van Aartrijk, converted to a charter ship, re-rigged with one mast.
  • partially longer voyages, to Sweden (1977) and to England several times.
  • 1993/1994 renewal of the interior.

Contact:

Website (nederlands, 02 Mar 2014):
http://www.avontuur.nl/new
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