SHABAB OMAN II

The cover shot shows the SHABAB OMAN ll at the start of the Klaipeda Tall ships race 2017. To the far left you can see the Russian 4 masted barque KRUZENSHTERN (ex PADUA)  and next to her the Portuguese 4 masted schooner “SANTA MARIA MANUELA”

ABOUT THE SHIP
Shabab Oman II was designed by the Dutch Naval Architects, Dykstra, Amsterdam. She was built by Damen Shipyards, Galaţi, Romania and launched on 2nd December 2013. She entered service with the Royal Navy of Oman in August 2014, replacing the previous RNOV Shabab Oman.

Shabab Oman ll
Shabab Oman ll, race start Klaipeda 2017
Shabab Oman ll
Shabab Oman ll, race start Klaipeda 2017
Shabab Oman ll
Shabab Oman ll, pre-race shot. Klaipeda 2017

SPECIFICATIONS
Rig: Full rigger
LOA: 87m
Beam: 11m
Height: 58m
Depth: m
Sail Area:  2700sqm

CONTACT THE SHIP

Richard Sibley

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

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