||GAIA is a 60 foot gaff-rigged ketch, built in 1921 as a
North Sea sailing trawler without an engine. During World War II, she was
captured by the Germans while smuggling refugees from Norway to the Shetland
Islands. In 1968, she was imported to Denmark and completely rebuilt as a
working trawler. By 1978 she was upgraded to yacht standards and began
a career as an Operation Sail and charter vessel. Recently brought from
Venezuela to Canada.
||](ex Glenlee; Clarastella; Islamount). Steel.Built, 1896,
Glasgow. Built as a merchant sailer, Presently being restored to her
original beauty, "
||A wooden barque rigged sloop-of-war built in 1878 for
the Royal Navy. Her dimensions are (170"×36"×15")
||Schooner scow New vessel steel hull, wood house, and wood
fixtures Built in Sausalito. Launched October 1991. Billy Martinelli,
||The Gazela is the oldest and largest wooden square rigged ship
still sailing. Built in 1883 in Portugal,
||launched 21 January 1799; and place under command of Captain
Christopher R. Perry. The frigate sailed 2 June 1799, joining GOVERNOR JAY
in convoying five merchantmen bound to Havana
||Viking trading-ship replica,
||American Privateer in War of 1912
||Steel Sailing Ship Launched 1935
GEORGE W. WELLS
||six masted schooner built at
the shipyard of H. H. Bean Camden Maine and slid into the waters of the
Penobscot on August 4, 1900, a scant two months ahead of her Kennebec rival
||(ex Fantome 11; ex Belem) Barkentine. Steel. Italy.
Built 1896 by A. Dubigeon, Nantes Carried chiefly cocoa beans from Belem,
Brazil to Nantes for a Parisian chocolate factory. In 1913 she was sold to
the Duke of Westminster and converted into a bluewater yacht. She is berthed
on San Giorgio Island
Gitana is a classic schooner, Junk rigged,
designed by Tom Colvin, and built in 1979.
Her L.O.D. is 40', L.O.A. is 54' with a Beam
of 12' and 4' 2" draft. She has a 15 ton displacement.
||3-masted barque Glenlee launched 1896 now being
restored by the Clyde Maritime Trust Ltd.
||Is a three-masted barque, built in Spain in
1980 for Latin American countries. . Gloria accommodates 10 officers, 50
full time crew, and 75 cadets. . She is part of the Armada National de
||Grand Turk is a replica of an 18th century man-of-war ship.
Built in 1996, in the style of the type of ship that took part in the
Battle of Trafalgar, the Grand Turk has featured in many films and
||Schonerbrigg (German Site)
|| Three masted Steel Schooner Launched 1908
||An authentic, fully restored Gulf Coast Schooner built in 1877
||Terra Nova shipyard, is currently building the East Indiaman "Götheborg",
a magnificent 18th century ship made from oak and pine. She will be an exact
replica of an historical ship as regards line, hull and rigging.
||A four-mast iron ship built in 1886 by Whitehaven Shipbuildings Co
||Bark 3 masted Replic reached Virginia in the spring of 1607, and
on May 14, their 104 passengers all men and boys began building on the banks
of the James River what was to be America's first permanent English colony,
predating Plymouth in Massachusetts by 13years.
||Sir Francis Drake
famously circumnavigated the globe over 400 years ago aboard the
Golden Hinde. A meticulously reconstructed fully operational warship
is berthed on the River Thames in the heart of London, between London Bridge
and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. The Golden Hinde is an educational living
history museum offering the opportunity to see what life was really like
aboard an Elizabethan galleon in the daring days of the 16th century.
||Gorch Fock is the replacement for the
original Gorch Fock s built in 1958 and is a three masted bark and
serves as a school ship of the German Navy.
||built for Skipper & Company , Duluth, Minnesota;
designed and built on the leading edge of steel vessel construction be based
in Palmas Del Mar, Puerto Rico,
||topsail schooner certified by the Coast Guard
||Replic of 1731 East Indiaman be built now world tour in 2001
||A four-masted medium clipper barque built in 1853 by
Donald McKay, East Boston, on speculation. Rigged with Forbes' double
topsail yards , (at 4,555 tons) was the largest wooden ship ever built.
launched Oct 4 1853 39 depth of hold, icluding 4 complete decks
||Barque rigged built in Spain in 1977 for the Ecuadorian Naval Superior
School in Guayaquil on the River Guayas.
||frigate launced 1814. lead the squadron in terminating piratical
acts against American merchant commerce by Barbary States.
||Displaying three masts, 20 sails, and a total sail area of
4,500sqft makes the barque Gunilla the largest sailing ship in Sweden, and
amongst the largest in Europe
Donald McKay and His Famous Sailing Ships
Richard C. McKay / Paperback / Published 1996
McKay (1810-1880) was a 19th century ship-building genius who
brought the American clipper ship and other vessels to what some
consider the acme of perfection. This is an unabridged and slightly
altered republication of the work originally published by G.P. Putnam's
Sons, New York, in 1928 under the title Some Famous Sailing Ships and
Their Builder Donald McKay which was written by one of the great
builder's descendants. Includes 58 b&w illustrations and four in color.
Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.