Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Swantje"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Swantje, Volker Gries, Sail Bremerhaven 2015 , 08/2015

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Bremerhaven 2015,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Emden
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Year built:1977
Yard:B├╝ltjer, Ditzum
Overall length:17.80 m
Breadth:4.57 m
Draught:2.44 m
Sail area:161 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:100 PS
Engine:Mercedes Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Oct 1998

  • a practical and comfortable sailing ship suitable for deep-sea sailing (good navigation, security, accomodation, services)
  • passengers can sail under the guidance of an experienced crew
  • regular participation in regattas organized by the International Sail-Training-Association (ISTA) and other groups
  • the "Swantje von Emden" showed her sailing prowess in the 1984 Tall Ship Race by winning one of the first places (the race went to the Bermudas, Canada and then back to England)

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.

Monika Kludas
"Mitsegeln auf Sail-Training-Schiffen - Ein praktisches Handbuch der S.T.A.G. mit Schiffsportraits"
Nordwestdeutsche Verlagsgesellschaft Bremerhaven ISBN: 3-927 857-61-0
Page: 94 Source with history Source with technical data

"Faszination Segelschiffe"
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. ├╝berarbeitete Auflage)
Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact