Morgenster – A voyage to Cape Verde 2018

Departure from Santa Cruz, Tenerife. Bound for Cape Verde

Morgenster anchored in Mindelo harbour on the island of Sao Vicente

A visit to the green and agricultural island of Santo Antao

Sao Vicente to Sao Nicolau

ABOUT THE SHIP
She was originally launched in 1919 as the Herring Lugger ‘Vrouwe Maria’. In 1959 her name was changed to Morgenster (‘Morning Star’ in English )
The current owners, Harry & Marian Muter, acquired Morgenster in 1993 for the purpose of converting her into a Clipper Brig for Sail Training voyages. Relaunched in 2008 she joined the Tall Ship races.

SPECIFICATIONS
Home Port, Den Helder, Holland
Length overall: 48m
Beam: 6.7m
Draught: 2.4m
Sail area: 600sqm

Contact the Morgenster

Richard Sibley

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

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