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Class D
Nationality Belgium
Year Built 1985
Rig Bm Sloop


  • Name: TOMIDI
  • Class: D
  • Nationality: Belgium
  • Year built: 1985
  • Rig: Bm Sloop
  • Height: 26.50 m
  • Length: 17.54 m
  • Entered by: Tomidi Consulting N.V


  • Areas of operation: Northern Europe, Atlantic/Caribbean
  • Number of trainees: 12
  • Number of permanent crew: 3
  • Berth types: Bunks, Hammocks, Single, Mixed
  • Operational language(s) on board: English
  • Other language(s) spoken on board: Dutch, French, German, Spanish
  • Special diets catered for: Yes
  • Blue Flag Member: Yes

Blue flag scheme member


This Whitbread Round the World Racer (ex Rucanor) is the only Belgian sail racer ever to have participated twice in the mentioned prestigious race (1985/1986 with skipper Staf Verluys and 1989/1990 with skipper Bruno Dubois).

She was designed at the end of 1984 by the French architect Guy Ribadau-Dumas, built as a one-off WRTWR 85/86 at Frans Maas/Standfast Yachts and first launched in February 1985 at Breskens.

The ship’s length overall is 17.54m, the overall beam is 4.85m, her maximum draft is 2.95m and the ship has a displacement of 17 metric tonnes.