Les Grandes Voiles du Havre 2017 : The Ships
Originally called Padua, she was built in Germany in the 1920's as one of five clipper ships for the 'Flying P Line' which traded in the Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Pacific. The five ships' names all [...]
SY Vahine, Nautors Swan 65, is planned by Sparkman & Stevens and is called the most legendary Nautors Swan construction. The legend was created when Sauyula II, won the Whitbread 'around the [...]
Gulden Leeuw is a robust and imposing sailboat, reminiscent of the boats of the 1930s and a bridge plan similar to that of a yacht in the inter-war period. He preserved the rare materials and the [...]
Alexander von Humboldt II
Alexander von Humboldt II has been sailing the high seas since 2011. The tall ship is a tribute Alexander von Humboldt, a german geographer, explorer and naturalist of the 19th century, considered as [...]
The Atyla, built on the plans of Esteban Vicente Jiménez, realized in a traditional way. His intention was to travel around the world according to the itinerary of the expedition of Fernand de [...]
Regina-Germania was built in 1980 in Hamburg, Germany. Her hull is made of steel and once the outside of the vessel was complete, the owner, Erich Herrman, and his family fitted out the interior [...]
Peter Von Danzig
“Peter von Danzig” is a 55ft sloop designed by Georg Nissen and built by Thyssen Nordseewerke in Emden, Germany.
Guy Tabarly, Éric's father, bought it in 1938 and the family sailed aboard until 1947, when it required a lot of repairs. Eric Tabarly bought it from his father in 1952 as a wreck.
Pen Duick V
A 35’ prototype specially designed for the solo race in 1969: The Trans-Pacific San Francisco to Tokyo organised by the Slocum Society.
Pen Duick VI
Éric Tabarly’s first Class 1, he had a soft spot for this yacht designed especially for the first round the world race, the Whitbread 1973-1974.
Belem was built in 1896 in Chantenay sur Loire by the Dubigeon shipbuilding yards on the order of the French shipowner Fernand Crouan to transport goods, mainly cocoa on behalf of the famous [...]
Tall Ship Blue Clipper was built in 1991, it was owned by the famous brandy company Hennessy.
Cisne Branco was delivered to the Brazilian Navy in 2000 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of Brazil, 500 years to the day after Lisbon's departure for Brazil from navigator Pedro [...]
Etoile was built in 1932 by the "Chantier Naval de Normandie" in Fecamp for the French Naval Academy.
In 1925, he won the first Fastnet race, then repeat the feat in 1929 and 1930 - he remains the only triple winner of the event.
Marie-Fernand easily won the Pilot's regatta in Le Havre organised by the SRH (Le Havre Regatta Society) just one month after being launched.
Easily recognizable with her blue rubbon and her classy lines, Mir is one of the stars of Tall Ships parades. Her proud and enthusiastic cadets are also beloved by all ships lovers.
Morgenster was launched in 1919 as a herring lugger Vrouw Maria SCH 324 for the fishing company den Dulk. She was built at the shipyard Boot in Alphen.
Oosterschelde was built in the Netherlands in 1918 and is the last remaining representative of the large fleet of schooners sailing under the Dutch flag in the early 20th century.
Damaged by a mine in the Baltic Sea, it was recovered by the Americans in 1945. Sold to Brazil, then to Portugal in 1961 and today bears the name of Sagres.
Santa Maria Manuella
Santa Maria Manuela was employed in the codfish fishing in the seas of Newfoundland and Greenland, being one of the ships of the White Fleet (as the Portuguese fishing fleet was known in [...]