GUAYAS 1976 ECUADOR

GUAYAS
GUAYAS, Alicante-Barcelona tall ships race 2007

ABOUT THE SHIP
Guayas is the sail training ship of the Ecuadorian Navy, One of four sailing ships that were built by Astilleros Celaya S.A. Bilbao in 1976. Gloria (Colombia) being the most similar ship; the other two sister ships are Simón Bolívar (Venezuela), and Cuauhtémoc (Mexico). These four ships are very similar in design to the Blohm & Voss’ Gorch Fock that was built more than four decades earlier.
SPECIFICATIONS
Rig: 3 Masted Barque
Length:  78.40m
Beam:  10.16m
Height:  38m
Draught:  4.40m
Depth:  6.60m
Sail plan:  1,410 m2

 

Richard Sibley

Photographer with a passion for photographing tall ships and traditional sailing boats

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