Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Kaper"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Kiel
Type of rigging:KETSCH
Year built:1964
Overall length:16.95 m
Breadth:3.50 m
Draught:2.40 m
Sail area:145 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:100 PS
Engine:FNM 4 Zyl. Turbodiesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 28 Jan 2001

  • built 1964 in Stettin, her first owner came from the Polish Marine Yacht Club in Gdynia, used her under the name "Kaper"
  • circumnavigation 2 times
  • since 1997 operated by non-profit sailing association, who maintains the ship and uses her for their work in international conciliation, sailed under the name "Simopé"
  • participation in Cutty Sark Tall Ships Races, 1992 she was awarded the price "Honourable Company of Master Mariners", usually sails short trips starting in Kiel
  • in March of 2001 change of her name back to "Kaper"

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
(ex-Name Simopé)

Peter Rath
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
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