Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Timpe Te"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Timpe Te, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2019 , 05/2019

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2019,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Timpe Te
Registered port:Flensburg
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Year built:1946-48
Yard:Husumer Schiffswerft, GER
Overall length:9.50 m
Length (hull):7.00 m
Breadth:2.30 m
Draught:1.20 m
Sail area:45 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 08 Mar 2022

  • built 1946-48 at the Husum shipyard/GER, wedding gift to the daughter of the shipyard owner, hull shape and construction according to the fishing vessels of the German Baltic Sea coast, cast-iron keel should give more stability.
  • used in the North Sea, at times as a teacher's service boat on the Halligen/GER.
  • after change of ownership and relocation to Borsfleth/GER change of rigging from a Bermuda rig in a gaff cutter.
  • used in the 1980s for the film series "The Mystery of the Sandbank" (1985), in the film under the name "Dulcibella".
  • then owned by the restorer Reiner Boje for a long time, but he did not use the ship.
  • 2017 taken over by new owner from Flensburg, restoration of the boat by young people, then sailing trips with young people in their free time.


Website (deutsch, 08 Mar 2022):
Timpe Te: website of the owner about the ship, main technical data, some history, photos, contact