Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Svartlöga"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Svartlöga, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2016 , 05/2016

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2016,
05/2016

Svartlöga, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2016 , 05/2016

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2016,
05/2016

Svartlöga, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2017 , 05/2017

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2017,
05/2017

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Svartlöga
Registered port:Århus
Nation:DK
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Bermudaketsch
Year built:1964
Yard:Karlskrona, SWE
Overall length:32.00 m
Length (hull):24.00 m
Breadth:6.65 m
Draught:3.10 m
Sail area:310 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:380 PS
Engine:Volvo

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 17 Feb 2022

  • built in 1964 in Karlskrona at the Naval Shipyard in a series of 6 ships, used as a minesweeper for the Swedish Navy.
  • sold for private use in the mid-1990s.
  • 2005 brought to Denmark by Henrik Grønborg, conversion to a Bermuda ketch with the purpose of using her on worldwide adventure trips, equipment with a ship engine (380 hp Volvo).
  • capsized and sunk on August 25th, 2018 in a thunderstorm off Harlingen, NL.