Would you like to get to know sailing ships?
This website is dedicated to all lovers of traditional sailing ships.
Tallship-fan is a project with the aim of collecting data, photos, videos and historical facts about sailing ships and to present them to other lovers of sailing ships.
Furthermore you can also identify sailing ships that you have seen or photographed by certain very simple characteristics.
Do you know these sailing ships?
Some of the sailing ships in photos could not yet be identified. Can you please send us information or assumptions? We're thankful for any hint. Please refer to this list again and again, as it is continuously updated. Perhaps it will be possible to assign the names of the sailing ships to the photos.
The fishermen of the Mediterranean painted eyes to the bow of their boats. Usual subjects for figureheads are heads
of animals, mythologic motifs, figures of saints and personages, women, arms and escutcheons, which are fitted at the bow of a sailing ship below the bowsprit.
The figurehead of a sailing ship is loved and deified by the crew. ...
42nd Rumregatta Flensburg 2023
The Rumregatta is the start of the season for traditionally rigged sailing ships in Germany every year. Ship lovers don't want to miss it. ...
For a number of years now, when my time permits and enough vacation days are left, I've been trying to finnish the sailing season at one of the regattas ...