Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Belle Poule"

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Belle Poule, Volker Gries, Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002 , 07/2002

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002,
07/2002

Belle Poule, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

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Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,
07/2004

Belle Poule, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

Belle Poule, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

Belle Poule, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Belle Poule
Registered port:Brest
Nation:FRA
Type of rigging:TOPPSEGELSCHONER
Year built:1932
Yard:Chantier Naval de Normandie, Fécamp, FRA
Overall length:37.50 m
Length (hull):32.40 m
Breadth:7.20 m
Draught:3.60 m
Sail area:718 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:300 PS
Engine:Baudouin

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 18 Aug 2002

  • "Belle Poule" and sister ship "Étoile" are training ships of the French navy at the Lanvéoc-Poulmic near Brest; the construction of the wooden training ships was modelled on the fishing schooners that sailed off the Icelandic coast.
  • engages mostly in short training voyages for up to 14 days in French waters, sometimes paying goodwill visits abroad and taking part in the Cutty Sark Tall Ships Races.
  • the crew traditionally sleep in hammocks.
  • both ships are very welcome guests at international sailing ship gatherings, such as the Sail Brest 1992, 1996 and 2002, the Sail Bremerhaven 1992 and 2000 and the 100th anniversary of the North-Baltic Sea Canal.

Contact:

Website (français, 04 Feb 2011):
http://www.netmarine.net/g/bat/bpoule/index.htm
Belle Poule: website about her and other ships of the French Navy

Website (français, 26 Apr 2000):
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/jln.tourbier/
La Goélette Belle-Poule: info about the ship, her technical specification, history

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: 123 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: 50 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

Ollivier Puget
"Windjammer der Welt"
Edition Maritim 1999 ISBN: 3-89225-396-X
(franz. Originalausgabe: "Les Plus Beaux Voiliers Du Monde", 1997)
Page: 60 Source with picture Source with history

Giancarlo Schiavoni
"Unter Segeln, die grossen Windjammer auf den Weltmeeren"
Koehlers Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1994 ISBN: 3-7822-0605-3
(ital. Originalausgabe: "La nave a vela")
Page: 50, 82 Source with picture Source with history

"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: 36 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: 139 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: 122 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: 189 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact