Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Westkust"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Westkust, Volker Gries, Sail Flensburg 2000 / Cutty Sark 2000 , 08/2000

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Flensburg 2000 / Cutty Sark 2000,
08/2000

Westkust, Volker Gries, Kieler Woche 2006 , 06/2006

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Kieler Woche 2006,
06/2006

Westkust, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2009 , 08/2009

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2009,
08/2009

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Westkust
Registered port:Orust
Base port:Edshultshall
Nation:SWE
Type of rigging:3-MAST-SCHONER
Year built:1932
Yard:Sjötorps Varv, Lake Vänern, SWE
Overall length:40.00 m
Length (hull):28.56 m
Breadth:7.17 m
Draught:3.10 m
Sail area:521 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:385 PS
Engine:Volvo Penta, TAMD 121 D

Contact:

Website (på svenska, 05 Aug 2001):
http://www.westkust.com/
T/S Westkust: website of the owner and operator with technical information, extensive history, many photos, contact addresses

Literature for further reading:

We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.

"Faszination Segelschiffe"
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Anders Djerf
"Kulturarv under Segel, Levande segelfartygstradition i Sverige"
Sveriges Segelfartygsförening 2007 ISBN: 91-973000-6-3
Page: 240 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact