OOSTERSCHELDE used to be named project/yacht name Oosterschelde; Fuglen Ii; ...


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A Summary of Sailing Yacht OOSTERSCHELDE

OOSTERSCHELDE used to be named project/yacht name Oosterschelde; Fuglen Ii; Fuglen; Sylvan. This 50 metre (164 foot) luxury yacht was developed at H Appelo in 1918. Sailing Yacht OOSTERSCHELDE is a ample superyacht. She could be considered a classic triple masted schooner. The naval architecture office that made this yacht's design work in respect of this ship was H. Appelo. Luxury yacht OOSTERSCHELDE is a interesting yacht that is able to accommodate up to 24 guests on board and has around 6 qualified crew.

OOSTERSCHELDE is a three masted schooner from the Netherlands that was built in 1918. She is the largest restored Dutch freight ship and the only remaining Dutch three masted top sail schooner left (there were hundreds in the early 20th century). With a capacity of 400 tonnes she was used as a freighter and transported clay, stone and wood, herring, bran, potatoes and bananas. In the 1930's a heavier diesel engine was installed and some sail-rigging including the aft mast was removed. In 1939 she was sold to a Danish shipping company and, renamed Fuglen, and became one of the most modern ships in the Danish fleet. In 1954 she was sold to a Swede, renamed Sylvan and thoroughly rebuilt to a modern motorized coaster. In 1988 she was brought back to the Netherlands. She had been well maintained however restoration to the original state by private funding was too expensive so a foundation collected money, partly by selling shares in the ship. Restoration lasted from 1990 to 1992, with the help of her last Dutch captain and three maritime museums, to ensure authenticity. From 1996 through 1998 she made a trip around the world and her maintenance is paid for through paying passengers and company presentations.

New Build & Naval Architecture with respect to Luxury Yacht OOSTERSCHELDE

H Appelo was the naval architect firm involved in the technical superyacht plans for OOSTERSCHELDE. Also the company H Appelo expertly collaborated on this venture. In 1918 she was actually launched with triumph in Zwartsluis and following sea trials and finishing touches was thereafter handed over to the yacht owner. H Appelo completed their new build sailing yacht in the Netherlands. A moderate feeling is achieved with a total beam (width) of 7.53 metres or 24.7 ft. With a 3.29m (10.8ft) draught (maximum depth) she is reasonably deep. The material steel was used in the building of the hull of the sailing yacht. Her superstructure over the hull is fashioned out of steel. Over the deck of OOSTERSCHELDE she is 40.1 (131.6 ft) in length. In 1988 further refit work and modernisation was in addition performed.

Engineering & Speed On S/Y OOSTERSCHELDE:

Connected to her Deutz-Mwm engine(s) are a single screw propeller. The engine of the yacht generates 360 horse power (or 265 kilowatts). She is fitted with 1 engines. The sum power for the yacht is thus 360 HP / 265 KW.

For Superyacht OOSTERSCHELDE She has Passenger Accommodation For Guest:

Offering cabins for a limit of 24 welcome guests overnighting, the OOSTERSCHELDE accommodates everyone in luxury. Under normal conditions she carries circa 6 able yacht crew to maintain and sail.

A List of the Specifications of the OOSTERSCHELDE:

Superyacht Name:Sailing Yacht OOSTERSCHELDE
Ex:Oosterschelde; Fuglen Ii; Fuglen; Sylvan
Built By:H. Appelo
Built in:Zwartsluis, Dutch
Launched in:1918
Refitted in:1988
Length Overall:49.99 metres / 164 feet.
Waterline Length:34.5 (113.2 ft)
Naval Architecture:H Appelo, H Appelo
Gross Tonnes:226
Nett Tonnes:147
Hull / Superstructure Construction Material:steel / steel
Owner of OOSTERSCHELDE:Unknown
OOSTERSCHELDE available for luxury yacht charters:-
Is the yacht for sale:-
Helicopter Landing Pad:No
The Country the Yacht is Flagged in:Netherlands
Official registry port is:Rotterdam
Home port:Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Class society used:BV (Bureau Veritas)
Max yacht charter guests:24
Number of Crew Members:6
The propulsion comes from one 360 Horse Power or 265 Kilowatts Deutz-Mwm.
Overall output: 360 HP /265 KW.
Cruise Speed: 9 knots.
Her top Speed is around 10 knots.
Fuel tanks: 12000 L.
Water: unknown.
Has been to: Quarnbek. Germany. Schleswig-Holstein. South Holland.
Area of Sail: 891 Metres Squared.
Yacht Beam: 7.53m/24.7ft.
LOD: 40.1m/131.6ft.
Waterline Length (LWL): 34.5m/113.2ft.
Draught Maximum: 3.29m/10.8ft.
Yacht Type: triple masted schooner.

Miscellaneous Yacht Details

During Sept 2009 OOSTERSCHELDE cruised Rotterdam, in Netherlands. This sailing yacht has traveled the location around Gemeente Rotterdam during October 2009.


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