Pogoria - IMO 7911210
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|Guest on Nov 10, 2007 17:12 (8 years ago)|
Please note I have moved this Tall Ship to the TALL SHIPS CATEGORY.
This information from http://www.tallship-fan.de/index_e.htm
Registered port: Gdynia
Type of rigging: BARKENTINE
Year built: 1980
Yard: Stocznia Gdanska, Gdansk, PL
Overall length: 46.80 m
Length (hull): 40.00 m
Breadth: 8.00 m
Draught: 3.70 m
Sail area: 1050 m2
Ship's hull: Stahl / Steel
Power: 310 PS
Engine: Wola Warszawa
# built as a prototype for a series of ships in Gdansk/Poland in 1980,
the barkentines "Iskra II" (1982) of Poland and "Kaliakra" (1984) of
Bulgaria and the similarly-hulled "Oceania" (1985) of Poland with an
experimental rig belong to this series.
# owner and operator became the Iron Shackle Fraternity, a sail training
organisation aimed at youngsters in trouble
# she is considered fast at international regattas and was present at
Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race 1980, Sail America in 1986, Sail Rostock
in 1991 and 1993, several sailing festivals in the Great Lakes area 1994,
Sail Amsterdam 1995 and the Cutty-Sark Races 1996-2003, awarded the
Cutty-Sark-Trophy in 1999
# 1980-81 chartered by the Polish Academy of Science for a voyage to
the Antarctic seas as a relief vessel for Polish scientists with visits
of the King George Islands and the Falklands
# 1983-84 chartered by a "Class Afloat" project, a voyage with Polish
and western trainees around Africa, with a crossing of the Indian Ocean
to Bombay and Colombo before heading for Cape Town via the Seychelles
# 1985-91 chartered in a similar projekt for Canadian youngsters,
1985-86 another circumnavigation of Africas, visits to Montreal and New York,
1987-88 round-the-world voyage, experienced by these voyages "Class Afloat"
association came up who operates an own vessel, the "Concordia" (1992), today
# 1992/93 necessary refit but short funds resulted in the Gdynia Sailing Foundation
becoming part owner and operator, evolving in 1995 into the Sail Training
# since 1999 she is operated in the Mediterranean with Genoa as baseport in
cooperation with STA Italia during the winter.
The Ship has a web site @ http://www.oceanmasters.com/pogoria.htm
Steve Ellwood (Admin)
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