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Sailing ship - Alex von Humboldt II

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Sailing ship Alex von Humboldt II

The sailing ship Alexander von Humboldt II is the successor of the legendary Becks beer ship with the green sails and was provided as a complete new construction in 2011. Primarily the ship was built for sail training and sailing experience for young people. Accordingly, the "Alex II" takes part in tall ship races in Europe and in international waters.

Day sailup to 120 passengers
Evening sailup to 120 passengers
Cruiseup to 60 passengers
The Alexander von Humboldt II is one of the largest sailing ships in the international fleet of tall ships and is also built according to the latest international regulations for safety at sea under the supervision of Germanischer Lloyd class offices.

Interested can book a sailing cruise and be involved in the daily proceeding with sails and navigation on board. The ship can be booked for exclusive private and corporate groups for day and evening trips and also incentives for several days' duration at sea.

General data

Inauguration: 2011
Home port: Bremerhaven
Trading area: Worldwide
Classification: Germanischer Lloyd

Call sign:  DDKK2
IMO: 9618446
MMSI number: 218768000

Length over all: 65,00 m
Beam: 10,00 m
Draught: 5,00 m
Masthead height: 37,80 m

Displacement: 820 t
Gross tonnage: 763 GT

Main engine: Volvo Penta D16, 751 hp
Generators: 2x Volvo Penta D12, 310 kw

Bunker capacity gas oil: 55.000 l
Bunker capacity fresh water: 59.000 l

Type of rigging: Bark
Sail area: 1.360 m² on 24 sails

Speed under sails: 16 knots
Speed under engine: 10 knots

Passenger capacity: 120 passengers for day- and evening sail
60 passengers for overnight cruises
(2x2, 14x4 - each cabin with shower/ WC)

Sail plan

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Sail plan

Flying jib
Outer jib
Inner jib
Fore course
Fore lower topsail
Fore upper topsail
Fore lower topgallant sail
Fore upper topgallant sail
First staysail
Second staysail
Third staysail
Main course
Main lower topsail
Main upper topsail
Main lower topgallant sail
Main upper topgallant sail
First mizzen staysail
Second mizzen staysail
Third mizzenstaysail
Lower mizzen sail
Upper mizzen sail
Top mizzen sail