Carvel boatbuilding is a method of constructing wooden boats by fixing planks to a frame, edge to edge and forming a smooth hull.
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.
Eliminating fossil fuels onboard the EcoClipper500 Prototype
EcoClipper ships are designed to be fossil-fuel free. This creates some exciting challenges for providing power onboard the ship and the EcoClipper Tech team invited a group of experts to discuss sustainable options.
The History of the Half Block Model
The Half Block model is the start point for a master shipwright. The use of this traditional method comes from an interesting story.
What does it mean, this ‘lofting’? A black art that used to be guarded jealously and was the domain of only the master shipwright.
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...