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Interview: Gerbrand Schutte – Previous Captain of De Tukker

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...

North Sea Trade History

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.

To Journey Under Sail

Get a sense of what it’s like to travel on a sailing ship. The journey may be slow, but the experience is unforgettable.

Nostalgia and the sea

John Nellis discusses nostalgia and the sea – how it represents the past, future and a fundamental part of human existence.

Eastern Trade Route- an ongoing project!

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.

The Magnetic Compass

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

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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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