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Sailing ship Mercedes

The inauguration of sailing ship Mercedes was in May 2005 and she is one of the youngest ships in the international fleet of tall ships. The vessel is especially designed for day cruises, evening cruises and receptions moored in a port.

Day sailup to 140 passengers
Evening sailup to 140 passengers
Receptionsup to 150 passengers
Cruiseup to 36 passengers

Her impressive rigging with 900 m² total sail area, highest safety standards according European Directive 98/18 for passenger transport in Europe, excellent seaworthiness, strong propulsion, a lot of comfort on board and a professional crew at your service are good arguments for an event on board the sailing ship Mercedes.

The trading area of the sailing ship Mercedes extends from the whole Mediterranean along the Atlantic coast up into the North Sea and the full Baltic Sea. The sailing ship Mercedes is present at nearly all big maritime festivals in Europe. Charter in international waters, out of European waters, is also negotiable.

This sailing ship is an exclusive location for incentives, business meetings, regatta escorts, product lounges and all other kind of corporate events.

General data

Inauguration: May 2005
Home port: Amsterdam
Trading area: Worldwide
Classification: 2009/45/EC

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Length over all: 50,00 m
Beam: 7,60 m
Draught: 3,60 m
Masthead height: 35,00 m
Displacement: 430 t
Gross tonnage: 258 GT
Main engine: MWM TRHS 618 V16, 800hp
Generators: 2 Mitsubishi 90 kw, silent pack
Bunker capacity gas oil: 30,000 l
Bunker capacity fresh water:     20,000 l
Type of rigging: Brig (2 masts, total square rigged)
Sail area: 900 m² on 18 sails
Speed under sails: 16 knots
Speed under engine: 12 knots
Passenger capacity: 140 day/evening sail
36 cruise








Sail plan & Ship plan

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Sail plan

Outer jib (1) 50m2
Jib (2) 40m2
Inner jib (3) 50m2
Stay foresail (4) 25m2
Fore course (5) 75m2
Fore lower topsail (6) 50m2
Fore upper topsail (7) 50m2
Fore lower topgallant sail (8) 40m2
Fore upper topgallant sail (9) 30m2
First staysail (10) 65m2
Second staysail (11) 56m2
Third staysail (12) 49m2
Main course (13) 75m2
Main lower topsail (14) 50m2
Main upper topsail (15) 50m2
Main lower topgallant sail (16) 40m2
Main upper topgallant sail (17) 30m2
Brig sail (18) 75m2

Ship plan

(1) Crew
(2) Lounge
(3) Bar
(4) Restaurant
(5) Maindeck
(6) Cloakroom + WC`s
(7) Galley
(8) Engine room
(9) Captain
(10) Navigation
(11) Bridge