Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Linden"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Linden, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2001 , 08/2001

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Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2001,
08/2001

Linden, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2001 , 08/2001

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2001,
08/2001

Linden, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2001 , 08/2001

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2001,
08/2001

Linden, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2004 , 08/2004

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2004,
08/2004

Linden, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2004 , 08/2004

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2004,
08/2004

Linden, Volker Gries, Kieler Woche 2005 , 06/2005

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Kieler Woche 2005,
06/2005

Linden, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2007 , 08/2007

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2007,
08/2007

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Linden
Registered port:Mariehamn
Nation:FIN
Type of rigging:3-MAST-SCHONER
Year built:1992
Yard:Mariehamn
Overall length:48.00 m
Length (hull):36.00 m
Breadth:8.60 m
Draught:2.80 m
Sail area:632 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:560 PS
Engine:Volvo Penta TAMD

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Oct 1998

  • built at the traditional Finnish yard of "Mariehamn" between 1990-93, lauched in August 1992, method of construction and name are the same as the 1920 schooner which was used as a cargo vessel between England and Finland.
  • 13 people from Åland initiated the building, now this boat embodies the idea of a harmonious blend of pure nature, natural energy, traditional craftsmanship, modern safety and complete comfort
  • under an experienced crew, the adventure tours bring the ship to harbours all over the world. The crew is also responsible for nautical training.
  • she won places 2 and 3 for the B class in the 1996 Baltic Race organized by the International Sail Training Association (ISTA).
  • using longstanding research and a document by King Waldemar II (1170 to 1241), scientists were able to reconstruct the old trading routes between Denmark and Reval ( today's Tallin), "Linden" sailed some of these routes in 1997.
  • participated the Hanse Sail Rostock in 2001, 2004 und 2005 and Kiel Week 2005.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Linden

Contact:

Website (på svenska/suomeksi/English/deutsch, 21 Apr 2007):
http://www.linden.fi/
Homepage of the Linden with contactaddress and photos

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.

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 114 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 102 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact

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

Thaddeus Koza
"Tall Ships - the Fleet of the 21th Century"
Tide-Mark Press, East Hartford 2000 ISBN: 1-55949-551-0
(http://www.tallshipsinternational.com/)
Page: 115 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 130 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Peter Rath
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
(http://www.hansesail.com/)
Page: 127 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data