Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Rea-Klif"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Rea-Klif, Volker Gries, Klipperrace 2019 , 10/2019

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Klipperrace 2019,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Enkhuizen
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Klipper
Year built:1894
Yard:Van Ruitenberg, Waspik, NL
Overall length:26.70 m
Length (hull):24.95 m
Breadth:5.82 m
Draught:1.30 m
Sail area:280 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:250 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 05 Apr 2023

  • built in 1894 at the Van Ruitenberg shipyard, Waspik, NL for the transport of freight on the Rhine, called "Rijnstroom" then.
  • decommissioned in 1964.
  • 1988/89 conversion to a charter ship for sailing guests, owners from Friesland named her the "Rea-Klif" (English Red Cliff) after the red clay cliffs near Warns/NL.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Rea-Klif


Website (nederlands/deutsch/English, 05 Apr 2023):
Rea-Klif: basic information about the ship, photos, contact