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Class B
Nationality Portugal
Year Built 1977
Rig Gaff Schooner


  • Name: POLAR
  • Class: B
  • Nationality: Portugal
  • Year built: 1977
  • Home port: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Rig: Gaff Schooner
  • Height: 16.5 m
  • Length of hull: 22.91 m
  • Entered by: Portuguese Navy


  • Number of trainees: 12
  • Number of permanent crew: 6


Polar was formerly called Anne Linde and is a replica of America, the first winner of the America’s Cup. It was built in Holland in 1977 and used for charter cruises in the Mediterranean until 1982.

In 1983, it was bought by the organisation Windjammer fur Hamburg and delivered to the Portuguese Navy in exchange for the former Sagres I. In April 1985, Polar began training Portuguese cadets.