Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Havgassen"

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Havgassen, Volker Gries, Rum-Regatta 2005 , 05/2005

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Volker Gries,
Rum-Regatta 2005,

Havgassen, Gerd Krahmann, Rum-Regatta 2005 , 05/2005

Source, location, date:
Gerd Krahmann,
Rum-Regatta 2005,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Ex-names:Haabet, Nanorssuak
Registered port:Sletten
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Year built:1898
Yard:Rasmus Møller, Fåborg, DK
Overall length:21.00 m
Breadth:4.20 m
Draught:1.85 m
Sail area:182 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:120 PS
Engine:MWM Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 08 Jan 2011

  • built by Rasmus Møller, Fåborg, DK in 1898; first name was "Haabet".
  • used only under sails up to 1916, fitted with an auxiliary engine then.
  • despite this, she continued to operate mainly under sail for the next 66 years in Kattegat, Little Belt and the Baltic Sea, buying alive fish for small Danish towns.
  • 1965-1975 general restore, rebulding of the fish holding capacities to a saloon and pantry, 1975 awarded as one of the best maintained Danish timber vessels.
  • since 1980 used in the charter business with sailing guests in Danish waters.

Literature for further reading:

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"Faszination Segelschiffe"
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
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