Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Jenny Kruse"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Jenny Kruse, Volker Gries, Haikutter-Regatta 2015 , 08/2015

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Haikutter-Regatta 2015,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Jenny Kruse
Registered port:Pärnu
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Haikutter (Gaffelketsch)
Year built:1944-46
Yard:Skagen, DK
Overall length:18.00 m
Breadth:4.60 m
Draught:2.60 m
Sail area:163 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Engine:Volvo Penta 63

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 10 Dec 2022

  • built 1944-46 in Skagen/DK as a ketch rigged fishing vessel.
  • rebuilt as a leisure boat on the island of Donsö/SWE in the 1980s.
  • 2007-2011 used out of Hanko/FIN.
  • since 2011 she is registerred in Pärnu/EST and sails on the Baltic Sea, used by a not-profit Christian association as platform to spread Christian believe.
  • sunk at the quay in 2022, later raised, but the cost of repairing force the owners to sell the ship.


Website (eesti keel, 12 Mar 2022):
Jenny Kruse: basic information about the ship with some photos, charter info for sailing and fund raising, contact