About the Roald Amundsen
The brig Roald Amundsen offers a traditional sailing experience. Of German registry, she typically sails in the Baltic and North Sea in the summer, and the Canary Islands and Mediterranean in the winter months. In summer 2010 she will be sailing transatlantic to participate in the Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge in the U.S and Canada.
Trainees (not called passengers) work alongside the professional crew learning traditional seamanship. They may go aloft, or work on deck, but always instructed by experienced watch leaders and deck hands. English is spoken onboard. The regular crew is made up of enthusiastic volunteers, some with maritime occupations, and others with land-based jobs. Accommodation is in 4 and 6-berth cabins. Showers and commodes are shared.
Built in 1952 as a deep sea fishing vessel, she was converted to a sail training vessel in 1992. Roald Amundsen is owned and operated by a non-profit organization, LebenLernen auf Segelschiffen e.V.She has a diesel auxiliary engine and two generators, and is equipped with modern radio, navigation and safety gear.
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The Roald Amundsen at a Glance
Berths: 31 Crew: 17 Length:163 Ft Beam:23 Ft Draft:14 Ft
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