Advertising for the operation of clipper ships, fastest vessels operating in maritime trade, took the form of unique clipper ship cards.
The history behind the unique design of the clipper bow.
Will we move back as fast as we can to “business as usual”? Or, is there more in it for us? Will we humans, as a thinking species, realise that we are able to live a simpler life? by capt. Jorne Langelaan
The square-rigged sailing ship has evolved slowly over thousands of years. Every major innovation came after a long period of trial and error which would illuminate certain necessities and point to areas of the ships due for improvement.
Tiny cracks are showing everywhere in the rather conservative world of shipping. Times are changing. Our recent analysis of how things might develop.
This story starts thousands of years ago, when the first people settled along rivers witg their rafts to make use of the wind for propulsion.
EcoClipper, Really it is the culmination of thousands of years of zero-emission shipping experience brought to perfection. But….
The open ship event will take place the 29th of October 2022 at Talsma Shipyard in Franeker, Netherlands.
After seven months of refit at Talsma shipyard (NL) "de Tukker" has set sail again! She sailed from Harlingen to the Museum harbour Willemsoord, Den Helder (NL) at the 12th of November 2022. De Tukker will stay at the Museum Harbour Willemsoord until the entire refit...
The restoration of sailing cargo vessel “de Tukker” part 1.
Het verbouwen van De Tukker, tot zeilend vrachtschip, blijkt niet zonder tegenslagen.
Met als visie het probleem van de vervuilende scheepvaart op te lossen, kocht de coöperatie EcoClipper begin dit jaar, een groot zeilschip met achterstallig onderhoudt: De Tukker.