Thor Heyerdahl Facts & Figures
Named after the famous Norwegian researcher and adventurer, Thor Heyerdahl, this majestic three-masted topsail schooner has voyaged around the world on countless journeys. From spring to autumn, the ship sails mainly on the Baltic Sea as a venue for sailing training events. In the winter months, it has repeatedly crossed the Atlantic Ocean and sailed in the Caribbean, especially as a ‘classroom under sail’ with teenage crews.
|Length:||49.48 m overall|
|Main Engine:||400 HP Deutz-Diesel, 6 cylinders, constructed in 1951, max. 410 RPM|
|Sail plan:||Three-masted topsail schooner (830 m²)|
|Navigation system:||Radar, echo sounder, satellite navigator, VHF radio, transient and shortwave radio, Inmarsat C (according to GMDSS), magnetic compass, weather fax, satellite telephone and fax, AIS|
|Cabins:||4 cabins for captain and regular crew, 10 guest cabins with berths for 34 persons|