Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Centurion"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Bermuda
Type of rigging:BRIGANTINE
Year built:1983
Overall length:33.50 m
Length (hull):27.40 m
Breadth:6.40 m
Draught:3.50 m
Ship's hull:Aluminium
Power:215 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Oct 1998

  • luxury yacht with small crew for round-the-world voyages with historical details playing no part in the vessel's construction
  • she has highly automated sail equipment with roller reefing gears for all sails
  • after launching, a number of errors were established in the ship's design, which made it necessary to change the masts and keel
  • ran aground of the Portuguese coast, further repairs carried out until 1989, including improved nautical equipment
  • now a cruise liner, e.g. in the Mediterranean

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: 132 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: 60 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

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