SOIC

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Facts about the ship

Construction start – September 1992

Laying the keel – May 1995

Finished ship – October 2005

Length: 40.9 m

Length including bowsprit: 58.5 m

Beam: 11 m

Height above the waterline: 47 m

Draught: Stern 5.25 m, Stem 4.75 m

Sail area: 1,964 m2

Ballast: over 292 tonnes of lead

Displacement (weight of ship and cargo): 1,150 tonnes

Crew: approx. 80

Bunkering: food for 80 people for 60 days + 30 days spare

Navigation: GPS, electronic nautical charts, radar, gyro compass, Satcom B

Engines: Propulsion 2 x Volvo Penta 550 hp

 

The East Indiaman’s different sails

1. Spanker sail

2. Mizzen sail

3. Main topgallant sail

4. Main-gallant sail – 250 m2

5. Mainsail

6. Fore topgallant sail

7. Fore topsail

8. Foresail

9. Jib

10. Fore top mast staysail

11. Sprit-topsail

12. Spritsail

Built by Hotbox Studios