Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Oostvogel"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Oostvogel, Werner Jurkowski, Sail Antwerpen 2001 / Cutty Sark 2001 , 07/2001

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

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Ex-names:De vijf Gezusters
Registered port:Rotterdam
Type of rigging:3-MAST-SCHONER
Type of ship:3-Mast Klipper
Year built:1898
Yard:Kalkman, Capelle aan den IJssel, NL
Overall length:40.00 m
Breadth:6.30 m
Draught:1.40 m
Sail area:550 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:220 PS
Engine:Scania Diesel

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Oct 1998

  • already operational for more than 100 years, built as a freighter, later used as a living ship.
  • 1992 she was rebuilt and converted to a passenger vessel.
  • the ship has a top-quality interior and offers accomodation for 24 passengers. Especially suited for sporting trips with little. groups (for day or week-long trips).
  • mostly travels around the North Sea and to the islands near Denmark.


Website (nederlands, 25 Jul 2001):
3-masted Klipper Oostvogel: about the ship and accomodations, photos, main technical specification, contact address

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.

"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

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 264 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data