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Clinker boats – the Viking era

Clinker boats are used for many purposes. The technique dates back to the Viking era when speed, weight and strength was paramount.

The Magnetic Compass

The compass is a remarkable instrument. Read about the history of the magnetic compass in this blog.

The Clipper Bow

The history behind the unique design of the clipper bow.

Wind Propulsion

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?

Sail Cargo, Why Now?

The technology is there, the projects are there, the people are excited, the wind blows but somehow developments take forever.

Sail Cargo in the 21st Century

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

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Under sail again – De Tukker

Under sail again – De Tukker

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...

OPEN SHIP “de TUKKER”

Persbericht: Eindelijk emissie-vrij vrachtschip te water.

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.

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