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Alexander von Humboldt II is a German sailing ship built as a replacement for the ship Alexander von Humboldt, which had been launched in 1906 and used for sail training since 1988. Constructed by Brenn- und Verformtechnik (BVT) in Bremen, the new ship was launched in 2011. Just like her predecessor, the Alexander von Humboldt II is operated by Deutsche Stiftung Sail Training in Bremerhaven which offers sail training for persons between 14 and 75 years of age. source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
General characteristics
Type: three-masted steel barque
Tonnage: 763 GT/228 NT
Displacement: 992 tons
Length: 65 m (213 ft)
Beam: 10 m (33 ft)
Draft: 4.7 m (15 ft)
Installed power: 749 hp (559 kW)
Propulsion: Sail; auxiliary Diesel engine
Sail plan: 24 sails; 1,360 m2 (14,600 sq ft) sail area
Complement: 79