Sunday, June 10, 2012

Stad Amsterdam

Clipper Stad Amsterdam, IMO 9185554, port of LivornoThe “Stad Amsterdam” (City of Amsterdam) is a three-masted clipper designed by Gerard Dijkstra, who modelled her after a mid-19th century frigate by the same name. The 76-meter sailing ship was built in 2000 at the Damen Oranjewerf, using a combination of modern techniques with the best qualities of clippers of the past.Clipper Stad Amsterdam, IMO 9185554, port of LivornoWith a classic “look and feel” and 29 sails the “Stad Amsterdam” can reach 17 knots.Clipper Stad Amsterdam, IMO 9185554, port of LivornoUsed for training and as a charter-ship, this elegant sailing yacht has 14 cabins for 28 guests, a small library and a spacious long room. She won the 2001 Cutty Sark Tall Ships' Race.

External links: Clipper - Stad Amsterdam (Wikipedia) - Stad Amsterdam (Official Site)

19 comments:

Randy said...

What a beautiful looking ship.

Jack said...

What a beauty! Why don't you and I charter it for a CDP party, VP?

Traveling Hawk said...

It's a beautiful ship indeed, reminding me of tropical lands and battles with the pirates:)

Vaty ♪ said...

Lovely pics! Would love to visit this place:)

Babzy said...

great three-masted :)

JM said...

What a beauty! Love the top composition.

Nefertiti said...

magnifique !

brattcat said...

oh, she is so fine.

cieldequimper said...

Can I join the party? :-)

Rob and Mandy said...

Gosh, you get some very fancy visitors!!! She's beautiful!

Cezar and Léia said...

Bonjour VP!
It's an impressive ship, your first picture is awesome I love the detail and the colors!
I would love to visit this ship and learn more about it's history.Thanks for sharing, you did a fabulous article here!
Have a nice week!
Léia

Virginia said...

I like Jack's idea. Party on the Stad sounds fun. She's a beauty. Thanks for the great shots.
V

Dina said...

Jack is right. Invite 29 bloggers and each one can hoist a sail.

Gunn said...

She looks beautiful!
Great images and with nice details.

VP said...

Charter in winter season is 102,500 USD per week...

Halcyon said...

What a beauty!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh be still my heart, that is the most gorgeous ship I've seen in a very long time, i can just picture her in full sail. Look at those rusty old anchors in the top shot, fabulous. Postcard perfect last image here VP.

Arianna said...

Velieriiiii! Che belli!! Arianna

Steffe said...

That really is a beautiful ship.