The cover shot shows the Barquentine ROYAL HELENA at the Start of the Klaipeda tall ships race 2017

The Barquentine ROYAL HELENA, launched in 2009, was based in Varna, Bulgaria, with the Black Sea, Istanbul, the Sea of Marmara and the Eastern Mediterranean as her main operating areas. She was acquired by the Dominican Navy in August 2018 and has been renamed “JUAN BAUTISTA CAMBIASO” in honour of the Admiral of the same name, founder of the Dominican Navy 1844.

ROYAL HELENA, race start Klaipeda 2017

Rig: Barquentine
LOA:  54m
Beam:  8.2m
Height:  33m
Depth:  4m
Sail Area:   1000sqm


Richard Sibley

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

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