Clinker boats are used for many purposes. The technique dates back to the Viking era when speed, weight and strength was paramount.
The compass is a remarkable instrument. Read about the history of the magnetic compass in this blog.
The history behind the unique design of the clipper bow.
Meet Ynke, a maritime lawyer who is interested in helping EcoClipper and sustainable shipping practices.
In an age of bigger cars, bigger planes, bigger ships, why would anyone consider the thought of shipping cargo on a smaller, slower, sail powered vessel?
The technology is there, the projects are there, the people are excited, the wind blows but somehow developments take forever.
Sail cargo is the transportation of goods using a renewable form of energy – wind power – and a combination of traditional and modern sail technologies.image Wiebe Radstake- fairtransport
If you want to play a part in the promising story of the sail cargo industry don’t be afraid to start… The sail cargo world is an extremely welcoming place.
According to the International Maritime Organisation, shipping is responsible for emitting more than 1.000 million tonnes of CO2 annually
The refit of De Tukker continues! Have a look at some excellent photos of the crew de-greasing the cargo hold.