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.
Meet the maritime lawyer who loves sailing…
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?
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
OPEN SHIP “de TUKKER”
The open ship event will take place the 29th of October 2022 at Talsma Shipyard in Franeker, Netherlands.
I really didnt know what to expect.
A letter from an American Master Mariner who came for a week to join the refit-crew, giving a helping hand on De Tukker.
Counting more than 30,000 euro’s since the start of the spring campaign.
After more than two weeks of campaigning for the “EcoClipper 2023 spring campaign”, we have so far raised exactly € 33,637.50 with a total of 29 investors. A very big thank you! With this money it is possible that we, with a team of 12 crew members, are working to get...
PRESS RELEASE: New Sustainable sailing ferry service between Amsterdam and Porto
This week, a partnership of cargo brokers and travel agents announced their cooperation in a new sail liner ferry service between Amsterdam and Porto, calling at ports in the United Kingdom and France. This will be the first sustainable liner service by the shipping...