Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Skibet"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Skibet, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2018 , 05/2018

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2018,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Ex-names:Panope, Hamlet, Boomerang, Cimbria
Registered port:Århus
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Nordenhusbåd, Bæltbåd
Year built:1877
Yard:R. Hansen, Dyrehaugen, DK
Length:10.40 m
Breadth:3.30 m
Draught:1.35 m
Sail area:70 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:22 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 26 Feb 2022

  • built in 1877 by R. Hansens in Dyrehaugen / Nyborg DK; first name "Panope", originally shorter hull and with pine planking on oak frames, rigging as Jagt, no engine.
  • use in fishing and for transporting small goods between the Danish coastal towns, also as a stone fisher ship with registration StF No. 817 in harbor construction, in Esbjerg and on the Kiel Canal.
  • from the 1920s as a leisure ship with ketch rigging and various names "Hamlet", "Boomerang" and Cimbria, multiple changes of ownership and change of home port.
  • since 1964 in Århus, renamed "Skibet" (The Ship).
  • after shipwrecked in 2014 extensively restored to the 1910 condition.


Website (dansk, 26 Feb 2022):
Skibet: information about the ship and activities of the supporters, many photos, basic data and info about her history, contact