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TS Britta

TS Britta under full sail

Builder: Built of oak on oak by Hälleviksstrand, Orust Sweden for long-line Ling fishing in 1956. Totally rebuilt for sail-training in 1992 – 95 by Andersson & Callenberg, Uddevalla.
Length Overall: 32m
Beam: 6.6m
Draft: 3.3m
Liferafts: 61 persons
Sail Area: 350m2
Displacement: 140t
Gross Registered Tonnage: 89t
Net Registered Tonnage: 26t
Air draught: 26m
Engine: Volvo-Penta TMD120A 320hp
MMSI: 265533790
Other Features: Disabled lift fitted, Sprinkler system, Central heating

Royal Helena

Lady of Avenel


Builder: Christian Nielsen, Friedrichshafen, Denmark, 1932
Length Overall: 73 feet
Beam 15 feet 7 inches
Draft 8 feet
Berths: 13
Sail Area: 1957 square feet
Displacement 57.23 tonnes (dry)
Gross Registered Tonnage: 29.79
Construction: Oak on oak
Air draught: 18m
Engine: Betamarine Betamax 150: 147hp @2800 rpm
Call Sign: MFWX2
MCA Code: Cat 2, 12 persons

Next Wave

Length overall: 41.8 metres (including Bowsprit)
Max beam: 6.6 metres
Max Draught: 2.9 metres
Sail area: 540 square metres
Berths: 38 at sea, 44 in port
Max displacement (summer): 270.74 tonnes
Gross Registered Tonnage: 199
Nett Registered Tonnage: 60
Mast height: 32 metres
Builder: Gotaverken Ardendal AB, Sweden, 1987
Main engine: Caterpillar 3408 330kW
Cruising speed: 8 knots
Max speed: 10 knots
Call sign: 9HB3491
Port of registry: Valletta


Length Overall: 37m
Beam: 7.3m
Gross Registered Tonnes: 97.87
Displacement: 170t unladen
Sail area: 550m2
Engine: MAN D2866E 245bhp
Liferafts: 2 x 25 man
Builder: Blumenthaler, Bremen, 1986
Callsign: E5U3174