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VESTAVIND


Vessel stats

Class B
Nationality Norway
Year Built 1993
Rig Gaff Ketch

Specification


  • Name: VESTAVIND
  • Class: B
  • Nationality: Norway
  • Year built: 1993
  • Home port: Drammen, Norway
  • Rig: Gaff Ketch
  • Height: 12.51 m
  • Length of hull: 11.94 m
  • Entered by: Arne Kristian Bye

About


  • Number of trainees: 4
  • Number of permanent crew: 4

Biography


"Vestavind" is self-built in Horten, Norway in 1993. Building material is ferro-cement. The home port is Drammen. Motor is a 115 hp Perkins.

 

She is built according to drawings by RS6 "Nordland". "Nordland" was built in 1894 and went down already in 1900. In the six years she was in operation, she rescued 144 people and 39 vessels.