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Class C
Nationality Portugal
Year Built 1983
Rig Bm Ketch


  • Name: ZARCO
  • Class: C
  • Nationality: Portugal
  • Year built: 1983
  • Home port: Lisbon
  • Rig: Bm Ketch
  • Height: 15.9014159758298 m
  • Length of hull: 13.3990079796335 m
  • Entered by: Portuguese Navy


  • Number of trainees: 8
  • Number of permanent crew: 4


Zarco belongs to the Portuguese Navy, and will participate in The Tall Ships Races 2016 for the first time. She and Polar sail in the region of the Iberian Peninsula, and the concept of use is weekend sailing during school time and holiday sailing for 4 or 5 weeks.