Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Helena"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Helena, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 1998 , 08/1998

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 1998,
08/1998

Helena, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 1998 , 08/1998

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 1998,
08/1998

Helena, Volker Gries, Hanse Sail Rostock 2002 , 08/2002

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Hanse Sail Rostock 2002,
08/2002

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Helena
Registered port:Kotka
Nation:FIN
Type of rigging:STAGSEGELSCHONER
Year built:1992
Yard:Uusikaupunki Shipyard
Overall length:39.01 m
Length (hull):31.00 m
Breadth:6.71 m
Draught:3.05 m
Sail area:532 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:320 PS
Engine:SACM DU-19

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 12 Feb 2014

  • flag-ship of the Finnish Sail-Training Fleet represents the centre for youth work combining adventure pursuits under sail.
  • regular participation in tall-ship regattas, i.e. Cutty Sark Tall Ships Races in the Baltic in 1992 and in the North Sea in 1993; in 1995 and 1996 she sailed traditional courses, including Turku-St. Petersburg.
  • welcomed as guest at the Hanse Sail in Rostock, i.e. 1998 and 2002, winner of the first prize in the traditional Tall Ships Race off the Warnemünde coast in the schooner class, representatives of STA Finland and STA Germany agreed to organize adventure trips in subsequent years with mixed crews of young people from Finland and Germany.
  • 2012 general overhaul of the hull and equipment in Gdansk, POL.

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Helena

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: 113 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 84 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

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 128 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: 105 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data