Sailing ships have long lives. They pass to different people, different generations, all with refreshing ideas on how to continue the ship’s legacy. De Tukker, EcoClipper’s first retrofit vessel, is no exception. Built in 1912, the ship started as a cargo vessel and...
The North Sea has an interesting history of trade. Read more about it’s development over time and the potential of sail cargo on this route.
Get a sense of what it’s like to travel on a sailing ship. The journey may be slow, but the experience is unforgettable.
The transition of clipper ships is underway! Why is the clipper the ultimate ship design? Read more to find out…
John Nellis discusses nostalgia and the sea – how it represents the past, future and a fundamental part of human existence.
Steven explores the feasibility of exporting New Zealand fruit and vegetables using sail freight ships.
EcoClipper has been working on its four shipping lines with fixed geographical schedules, through which EcoClipper vessels will be able to operate transporting cargo and travelers.
Sailing isn’t for everyone, but here are three reasons why you should give it a go.
The compass is a remarkable instrument. Read about the history of the magnetic compass in this blog.
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.
Follow the journey of ships – from sail to steam!