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The Caravel ‘Vera Cruz’, the third built by APORVELA on the original Project of the Shipwright Alm Rogerio de Oliveira was aimed to substitute the previous Boa Esperanca which, during the twelve years of service on Sail Training for the trainees of APORVELA, sailed over 60,000 miles on the Atlantic and Mediterranean, visiting ports in […]
The Alexa is a type of a Danish Haikutter. This particular hull shape was built around 1900 to 1940 in Denmark with over 9,000 pieces. She belongs with the year of construction 1938 rather to the last representatives of this kind and is solid boatbuilding work: On the continuous beech keel one put oak frames, […]
Built as a Fifie herring drifter in Lerwick, Shetland in 1900, the Swan was one of the vast fleet of wooden vessels fidhing for herring in the early 20th century. Fitted with an engine in 1935, the Swan continued to drift net for herring during the summer months and fish for white fish in the […]
The sister ship to Alba Explorer and built side-by-side in the same boat yard. Formerly called Stelmar, Alba Endeavour joined OYTS in 2007 and since then has undergone the same modifications. Alba Endeavour’s layout above and below decks is identical to Alba Explorer. Both Alba Explorer and Alba Endeavour are very fast boats and often […]
Construction of Westvind started in March 1913. Shipwright Anders Mattsson built her as a gaff ketch in Kungsviken on the isle Orust on the Swedish west coast. The order came from the fishing team Vestvind of Kalvsund in the Gothenburg northern archipelago. At delivery in 1914, she was equipped with a 20 hk Ideal engine, […]
Loyal is a ketch which was built in Hardanger, Norway, in 1877 for fishing. It took around 400m of timber to build Loyal. The building time was one year with approximately 15 craftsmen at work. This resulted in a solid self-supporting construction, an elegant and smooth hull, together with firm rigging. To preserve the ship, […]
“SANTA MARIA MANUELA” (SMM) is a four masted gaff schooner initially launched in 1937, built by Companhia Uniao Fabril, in Lisbon. She began operating in cod fishing being one of the most beautiful vessels of the so famous Portuguese White Fleet. In 1993, due to obsolescence, she was abated to the fishing fleet, being partially […]
S/Y Gigi was built in 1996 by Nautor Swan in Jacobstad, Finland. She has been sailing mainly in the Mediterranean Sea and around the British Isles, but has also crossed the Atlantic and sailed in the Caribbean. As of 2010 S/Y Gigi is owned by the foundation Navigare Necesse Est. Her home port is Halleviksstrand […]
Toronto Brigantine Inc. operates two brigantines, the sail-training vessels Pathfinder and Playfair. They were both designed and built as sail training vessels for TBI by Francis A. McLachlan in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Pathfinder was launched in 1963. TBI is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building character in youth through sail training. This is accomplished through […]
The schooner, Johann Smidt, was built in Amsterdam by the Cammenga Shipyard in 1974. She was launched as Eendracht, the first sail training ship for Holland’s Het Zeiland Zeeschip, and took part in many regattas, including previous Tall Ships’ Races and crossed the Atlantic. From the outset she was designed with young people in mind […]
The Spirit of New Zealand is the Spirit of Adventure Trusts second ship, built in 1986 by Thackwray Yachts Limited and Spirit of Adventure Trust, Auckland. The Spirit of Adventure was the Trusts first ship, and the reason for the Trusts name. The Spirit of New Zealand sails approx 340 days of each year on voyages, […]
Built in1954 in Les Sables-d’Olonne, France at the shipyard Union et Travail. Was operated for years by the group Refuge des Marins in Brittany until the 1980s when it was purchased by Christian and Suzanne de Parada in 1986. Used for sail training with youth.
“The Bark “EUROPA,” built in 1911, is a well-known Tall Ship. Since 1994, she has taken part in Tall Ship Races all over the World. EUROPA travels the oceans, visits Antarctica from December until March each year, and participates in the Tall Ships Races during the summer. She is a ship that really sails, with […]