Morgenster is celebrating her one hundredth anniversary this year, 2019

Morgenster – Bound for Cape Verde 2019
Morgenster – Cape Verde in sight 2019
Morgenster, Antwerp – Lisbon 2016
Morgenster, TSR Belfast 2015
Morgenster, TSR Belfast 2015
Morgenster VOF
Morgenster crossing Falmouth bay 2014
Morgenster sailing under a November moon. Belgian coast

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.

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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