Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Brandaen"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||KUTTER|
|Type of ship:||Smack (Stahl-Replik)|
|Yard:||Arma Marine Shipyard, Brightlingsea, GBR|
|Overall length:||15.60 m|
|Sail area:||243 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Stahl / Steel|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 02 Dec 2014
- steel replica of a smack, based on the lines of the racing smack "Ellen" and a Skellinger, designed by Rodney Watts, built by Arma Marine Shipyard in Brightlingsea, GBR in 1980.
- commissioned by a dutchman who brought her to Holland, fitted with a wooden deck, installation of a DAF diesel engine of 120 hp, not completed.
- 1987 sold to new owner Han Wever who started to build her up, rigging as a cutter, interior in Victorian style finished in 1996.
- sailing trips started in 1992 in Dutch coastal waters; 1995 to the East coast of England, 1996 to Brest and Douarnenez, FRA; 1997/1998 in Danish waters, 1999 England Southcoast, The Solent, Dartmouth; 2000 Belgium, France, English Southcoast, Spain, Azores, Ireland, Scilly Islands, 2001 around the Frisian Islands; 2002 to Douarnenez, FRA and Channel Islands; 2003 England, Scotland, Hebrides, 2004 England, East coast, South coast, Channel Islands and Brittany; 2005 Scilly Islands, Falmouth classics, and France; 2006 to Brittany and Channel Islands; 2007 English East coast; 2008 Island of Wight, South coast of Norway; 2009 East coast of England, 2010 and 2011 IJsselmeer, 2012 to Brest and Douarnenez and North Brittany in France, 2013 to the English East coast and South coast.