The ship

The three-masted topsail schooner ‘Oosterschelde’ is the last remaining representative of the large fleet of schooners that sailed under the Dutch flag at the beginning of the 20th century. As the largest restored Dutch sailing ship the ‘Oosterschelde’ is a monument for Dutch shipbuilding and maritime navigation under sail.


Type: Three-masted topsail schooner
Year of Launch: 1918
Restoration: 1988 – 1992
Port of registration: Leuvehaven, Rotterdam
Length overall: 50 m
Length stem to stern: 40,12 m
Width: 7,5 m
Draught: 3,00 m
Airdraught: 36 m
Sail area: 891 square m
Engine: 6 cylinder John Deere, 450 hp
Two person cabins: 6
Four person cabins: 3
Toilets: 5
Showers: 5
Capacity voyages: 24 guests
Capacity daytrips: 120 guests
Call sign: PGNP
IMO-nummer: 5347221
MMSI-nummer: 246011000
Iridium: +881677721849