Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Skibladner II"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Skibladner II, Werner Jurkowski, Sail Esbjerg / Cutty Sark 2001 , 08/2001

Source, location, date:
Werner Jurkowski,
Sail Esbjerg / Cutty Sark 2001,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Skibladner II
Registered port:Kopenhagen
Type of rigging:GALEASSE
Year built:1897
Yard:F. N. Hansen, Odense, DK
Overall length:27.00 m
Length (hull):18.50 m
Breadth:5.50 m
Draught:2.10 m
Sail area:240 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:108 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 29 Jan 2000

  • the gaff ketch was built by N.F. Hansen in Odense in 1897
  • used as cargo vessel and merchant sailing ship until 1962
  • purchased by the FDF Kobenhavns Sokreds, a youth scout organisation with the aims to sail the ship and to bring her back to her original look
  • the ship sails long or short trips from May to October in the seas around Denmark, autumn and winter is the time for rebuilding, maintenance and repair
  • participation of the Nordisk Sejlads 1999 and the Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000

Last tracked position of the ship:

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Last tracked position of the ship Skibladner II


Website (dansk/(English), 15 May 2022):
FDF Københavns Søkreds: website of the operators with all information about activities and the ship, photos, contact

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.

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 132 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact

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

Peter Rath
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
Page: 169 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data