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QUEEN GALADRIEL


Vessel stats

Class B
Nationality UK
Year Built 1937
Rig Gaff Ketch

Specification


  • Name: QUEEN GALADRIEL
  • Class: B
  • Nationality: UK
  • Year built: 1937
  • Home port: Maldon
  • Rig: Gaff Ketch
  • Height: 27.80 m
  • Length: 24.14 m
  • Entered by: The Cirdan Sailing Trust

About


  • Areas of operation: Northern Europe
  • Number of trainees: 16
  • Number of permanent crew: 4
  • Berth types: Bunks, Cabins
  • Showers: Yes
  • Operational language(s) on board: English
  • Special diets catered for: Yes
  • Special needs catered for: Yes
  • Blue Flag Member: Yes

Blue flag scheme member


Biography


Built in 1937 at Svenborg in Denmark. Galadriel was originally called Else after the first Captains daughter. She traded as a cargo vessel around the coasts of Denmark and Norway, first as a motor sailer but after 1956 under motor alone. In 1983 she was bought by the Cirdan Trust, extensive stored and re-rigged and in 1984 she entered service as Queen Galadriel.