Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Sydkorset"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||SCHONER|
|Type of ship:||Bermudaschoner|
|Yard:||Aucoop-Bootswerft, Bremen, GER|
|Overall length:||22.25 m|
|Length (hull):||19.91 m|
|Sail area:||180 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Stahl / Steel|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 21 Oct 2007
- in autumn 1988 the idea was born to set up a selfmanaging shipbuilding project for creative and unemployed youth, to build a ship.
- after the time of 3 years of her building at the Aucoop shipyard the ship was christened the "Vegewind" and lauched in May, 1992.
- she is used to bluewater sailing with youth, education voyages and to experience and train ecological, linguistic and nautical knowledge.
- her maiden voyage was to Gdansk/PL, in 1993 she sailed along the European coasts in the Mediterranean ("Tour de l'Europe"), participation in Cutty-Sark-Tall-Ships Races.
- since 1995 the "Navigator sail training" association operated her
- in September, 1998, she started a circumnavigation of the globe (Millenium Odyssey), successfully finished in July, 2000.
- 2006 sold to Denmark, new name "Sydkorset", used for pedagogical work and social projects with youth.
Contact:Website (dansk, 21 Oct 2007):
Sydkorset: website of the ship with basic technical information, photos, concept of operation
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.
"Mitsegeln auf Sail-Training-Schiffen - Ein praktisches Handbuch der S.T.A.G. mit Schiffsportraits"
Nordwestdeutsche Verlagsgesellschaft Bremerhaven ISBN: 3-927 857-61-0
Page: 97 Source with history Source with technical data
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 150 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact
Ein interaktives Informationssystem auf CD-ROM 1998
(2. überarbeitete Auflage)
Source with technical data Quelle with contact
"Hanse Sail Rostock - Wo man sich begegnet"
Hanse Sail Verein Rostock e.V. 2005
Page: 190 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data