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.
The open ship event will take place the 29th of October 2022 at Talsma Shipyard in Franeker, Netherlands.
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...
The restoration of sailing cargo vessel “de Tukker” part 1.
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.