Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Korriganez"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Korriganez, Volker Gries, Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012 , 07/2012

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012,

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

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

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Port-Launay
Type of rigging:TJALK
Type of ship:Skutsje Tjalk
Year built:1907
Yard:Hoogezand, NL
Length (hull):21.17 m
Breadth:4.45 m
Draught:0.65 m
Sail area:55 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 08 May 2021

  • built in 1907 in Hoogezand, NL for the transport of agricultural products (potatoes, wheat, turf, timber) between Holland and Germany.
  • 1983 sold, registerred by her new owner Jos zehn Zijthof in Groningen, NL; used as house boat.
  • 1987-2009 usage for charter trips and regatta sailing for Dutch traditional sailing crafts.
  • sold to Linda Guidroux , Châteaulin, FRA; since 2009 she is operated in Brittany, FRA; sailing region between Nantes and Brest, at the river l’Aulne, in the Bay of Brest (Rade de Brest) and Douarnenez, participation in maritime events in that region.
  • since 2011 she is listed as boat of historic interest and value (Bateau d'intérêt patrimonial - BIP).
  • since June 2016 she operates at the river Blavet for trips to support the tourism in the region.


Website (français/English/deutsch, 08 May 2021):
Korriganez: website of the operators, about the use and possebilities to take part in a trip, photos and main characteristics