The ship

( All translations Marjo Kersten )

In accordance with the strict safetyrules from the Shipping Inspection, 'Noorderlicht' has the license to sail all around the world with passengers.

The elegant hull and the well balanced rigging makes her into a fast sailer.

The comfortable two-master schooner, equipped for both warm and cold areas, is the ideal ship for those who are into adventure.

The deckhouse and saloon below deck are spacious.Here you find ten twincabins.
Every cabin is equipped with 80x200cm bunks, hot/cold running water and a 220V powerpoint.Five toilets and four showers are for communal use.
The Chef prepares tasty meals in the galley.
In the deckhouse you find an excellent selection of books about Spitsbergen and Norway.

The crew consists of five members: Captain, 1st Mate, 2nd Mate, Chef, Expedition Leader.


Tecnical specifications:

Year of built 1910
Call sign PGJG
Registry RH9207Z
Homeport Enkhuizen
MMSI 244091000
Length overall (LOA) 46,20 meters
Load waterline (LWL) 30,58 meters
Beam 6,50 meters
Draught 3,20 meters
Gross tonnage 140 GT
Net registertonnage 60 NT
Deplacement 250 ton
Construction Steal 13 mm
Sail area 550 m2
Engine Caterpillar 343D
Average speed 6 / 7 knots













Certificate of Seaworthiness is according to Register Holland