Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Zeester"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Zeester, Volker Gries, Klipperrace 2019 , 10/2019

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

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Base port:Lemmer
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Type of ship:Klipperaak
Year built:1913
Yard:Worst, Meppel, NL
Overall length:43.00 m
Length (hull):34.00 m
Breadth:5.50 m
Draught:1.00 m
Sail area:360 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:190 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 10 Apr 2023

  • built in 1913 at the Worst shipyard in Meppel/NL for the transport of freight under sail.
  • from 1932 in use without sails as a pure motor cargo ship.
  • lengthening of the hull in 1958 by 8 metres.
  • after decommissioning 10 years without use, then the conversion to a sailing ship with sailing guests in the charter business took place, offers guest cruises on the Dutch coast today and participates in sailing events for flat-bottomed vessels.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Zeester


Website (nederlands/deutsch, 10 Apr 2023):
Zeester: charter website, offers for sailing, photos, contact