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Vessel stats

Class B
Nationality Norway
Year Built 1942


  • Class: B
  • Nationality: Norway
  • Year built: 1942
  • Home port: .
  • Height: 19.6 m
  • Length of hull: 21.26 m
  • Entered by: Eirik Veland Gjeldnes


  • Number of trainees: 12
  • Number of permanent crew: 8
  • Showers: Yes
  • Special diets catered for: Yes
  • Special needs catered for: Yes

Tall ship races and regattas


Valentine, formerly Froya, was built in 1942 as a fishing vessel which was later motorised. In 1978 she was rebuilt as a sailing vessel using traditional craftmanship and dedication. In the early 1990’s, she was refitted as the fore and aft schooner that she is today.

Valentine is a training vessel for schools, offering chartered events and taking part in classic races and boat shows.