De Gallant

The schooner De Gallant is sailing towards more exotic horizons

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The schooner "De Gallant" was built in Vlaardingen (The Netherlands) at the site of the Figee brothers and launched in 1916 under the name of Jannetje Margaretha. This boat, originally haring logger, then lived several careers. Sold to a Danish shipowner in 1926, a propulsion engine was installed and the boat began a coaster career under the name of Gertrud. In 1987, the "Zeilschip De Gallant" foundation bought the ship and, as part of a training project for the young people of Amsterdam, completely restored it. Since 1993, "De Gallant" sails in the North Sea, Baltic, and Channel, shipping passengers and also serving as a sailing school. "De Gallant" now offers a sail shipping service with TOWT, while offering people wishing to participate to an authentic human adventure to embark on board.

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Technical informations

Hull length : 27,20m

Total length: 36.20m

Midship beam : 6,60m

Draught: 2.70m

Boat surface : 415m²

Weight : 160 tons

Capacity: 19 people / 35 tons of cargo

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Transatlantic schedule 2018 - 2019

Departure the 23th of November, La Rochelle, France

Madeira : 28/11

Tenerife : 04/12

Barbados, Bridgetown : 10/01

Guadeloupe, Pointe à Pitre* : 17/01

Dominican Republic, Boca Chica* : 27/01

Colombia, Santa Marta* : 08/02

Nicaragua (Puerto Cabezas),Honduras (La Ceiba), Belize (Belize City)* : [Optional date around 15/02]

Mexico, Veracruz* : 25/02

Arrival in Bordeaux/Le Havre, France : 25/04

* to be confirmed

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