Ship sails the sea of the world including expeditions to Antarctica, Tall Ship® s! races and long ocean crossings.
Home Port – Scheveningen/Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mission – A sailing vessel that allows many to experience life on the ship.
-The ship was put into service as Elbe 3 lightship on the river Elbe, and later worked as a stand-by vessel. In 1986 the ship was brought to the Netherlands.
Over a period of 8 years, she was completely rebuilt and rigged as a three- masted bark. The rebuilding and conversion to a sailing vessel was carried out under the supervision of the Dutch Shipping Inspection, Bureau Veritas and Register Holland. She sails with worldwide certificates from each of these authorities and she complies with the highest requirements for sailing ships.
o With a professional crew of maximum 14 and a complement of 48 voyage crew members of all ages and nationalities, EUROPA is powered by canvas and co-operation.
Overall Length – 185! (56.39 m)
Mast Height (over keel) – 109! (33.22 m)
Number of Masts – 3
Rigging - Barque (Three Mast Rigged Ship)
Built – 1911; Fully restored as a Barque in 1994, Hamburg as lightship; converted to sail charters in 1987
Further information - http://www.barkeuropa.com/en/home/1-sail_with_us
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS |
Original size: 2789x2814 |
Current: 595x600 |