Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Søren Larsen"

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Søren Larsen, Werner Jurkowski, San Juan , 06/1992

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
San Juan,
06/1992

Søren Larsen, Werner Jurkowski, San Juan , 06/1992

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
San Juan,
06/1992

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Søren Larsen
Registered port:Colchester
Base port:Sydney
Nation:GBR
Type of rigging:BRIGANTINE
Year built:1949
Yard:Larsen Werft, Nykøbing, Mors
Overall length:44.20 m
Length (hull):32.20 m
Breadth:7.80 m
Draught:3.40 m
Sail area:650 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:240 PS
Engine:Burmeister & Wain Alpha

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 22 Mar 2021

  • tranported wood, grain and other bulk goods in the North and Baltic Seas until 1972.
  • was laid up and bought in 1978 by the present owner, converted to a late 19th century-style brigantine.
  • used for film shoots (BBC television drama series "The Onedin Line" (1971 to 1980), "The French Lieutenant’s Woman" (1981), "Count of Monte Cristo" (2002) and "Shackleton" (2002)) and as a charter ship in the 70's and early 80's operated by the Square Sail Services of Charleston/Cornwall.
  • chartered between 1983 and 1985 by the Jubilee Sailing Trust to gain experience on how to build a sailing ship for joint use by handicapped and non-handicapped people (the "Lord Nelson" was then built as a result).
  • this ship was the flagship of the first Fleet Re-enactment race to Australia in 1987 and afterwards was used as a charter ship in the South Pacific, participated in the 1992 Columbus Race.
  • 1992-93 further restauration in Britain, after that return voyage to the Pacific waters.
  • 1998-99 sails the entire coast of New Zealand.
  • awarded at the "Tourism Auckland Annual Awards" Category "Adventure and Experience".
  • The ship is based in Auckland New Zealand and takes paying voyage crew on sailing adventures through the South Pacific operated by the Squaresail Pacific Ltd.
  • world voyage (Global Odyssey 2000), participated the Tall Ships 2000.
  • sold in April 2006 to Bridgewater Chartering owned by Steve and Recie Randall, Auckland, NZ; the plan is to continue with the usual schedule: NZ coast November to February followed by one month drydocking and refit and 7 months cruising among the Pacific islands.
  • end of 2010 available for sale to be used for sailing at a syndication basis.
  • 2011 purchased by Sydney Harbour Tallships, continued to sail in the South Pacific.
  • October 2013 participation in the International Fleet Review 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

Contact:

Website (English, 22 Mar 2021):
https://www.sydneytallships.com.au/new
Tall-ship Søren Larsen: charter website of the operator Sydney Harbour Tall Ships

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.

Ollivier Puget, Jean-Noël Darde
"Partir sur les Grand Voiliers - Le guide pour embarquer"
Guides Balland 2000 ISBN: 2-7158-1277-9
Page: 152 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(9. aktualisierte Auflage)
Page: 157 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Beken of Cowes, Eric C. Abranson
"Segelschiffe der Welt"
Edition Maritim 1995 ISBN: 3-89225-314-5
(engl. Originalausgabe: "Sailing Ships of the World", 1992, Thomas Reed Publications Ltd.)
Page: 182 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 135 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact

American Sail Training Association (ASTA)
"Sail Tall Ships! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea"
2000 ISBN: 0-9636483-5-7
(12th Edition)
Page: 234 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact

"Faszination Segelschiffe"
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
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: 156 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: 171 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

American Sail Training Association (ASTA)
"Sail Tall Ships! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea"
2007 ISBN: 978-0-9799878-0-9
(17th Edition)
Page: 261 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact