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The Magnetic Compass

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

The Songs of the Sailors

Sea shanties and sea songs have recently attracted a lot of attention. But what is the history of these nautical tunes?

Zero to Sailor

Whether you’ve always longed to run away to sea, are in need of an exciting career change or just fancy a fun weekend messing about on boats, it can be hard to know where to start.

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Scrubbers: sweeping emissions under the carpet.

Scrubbers: sweeping emissions under the carpet.

By redirecting our pollution from the atmosphere to the sea we are giving ourselves clearer air to breathe, but poisoning the life that makes that air breathable. We have already seen a rise in the acidification of the oceans, caused by the burden of our emissions.

Cold Weather, Warm Welcomes- and Gezellig

Cold Weather, Warm Welcomes- and Gezellig

De Tukker has settled in to her winter home in Den Helder, and her team of volunteers are working hard on the winter refit- doing essential steel work and installing new plumbing and electrics, repainting, and refitting floors. In the office, our first season of cargo sailing is being planned.

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...

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