Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Askania"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of ship:||Kaffenkahn|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 29 Dec 2021
- construction as part of a job creation project in Halle, GER until 2004.
- ship type Kaffenkahn was a historical barge that was common especially from the 17th to the 19th century at the waters between the river Elbe and the Vistula, simple design with a trapezoidal shape sail.
- equipped with 2 motors for wind-independent use.
- use for tourism in the region by the Hallesche Jugendwerkstatt gGmbH, a recognized independent agency of the youth welfare office in Halle / Saale.
Contact:Website (deutsch, 29 Dec 2021):
Kaffenkahn Askania: website of the operator with basic info about the boat and contact