Tallship Saeftinghe, an expedition sailing ship for Arruno Exploration

Saeftinghe 02.1.2022

Tallship Saeftinghe, an expedition sailing ship for Arruno Exploration

A "go-anywhere" sailingvessel

This sturdy but beautiful yacht combines luxury with durable performance. She is built with a generous interior combined with a large deckhouse. Her warm and contemporary wooden interior is built by the finest Dutch craftsmen. The well laid-out interior makes her ideal for long distance sailing with comfortable stays on board. Her thoroughly and durable construction makes her suitable for the colder and warmer climates.

Dutch Naval Architect Bekebrede has designed a classical full length keel with lifting section, mindful of creating a sea kindly motion. This stability is appropriately complemented with graceful and sturdy lines and a fine and sleek clipper bow together with a fixed bowsprit.

When under sail you can enjoy being outside sitting under the Bimini sun awning or take comfortable shelter inside the large and luxury pilothouse. 

The yacht proved herself as a one of a kind, go-anywhere sailing yacht. Sturdy but comfortable, reliable and safe, masculine strength, easy to handle, contemporary classic, built to last.

  • Length: 23.50 metres 
  • Depth: Liftable keel from 1.85 to 3.25 metres
  • Vertical clearance: 23 metres
  • Width: 5.65 metre
  • Gross Tonnage: approximately 59 tons
  • Displacement: 55 T
  • Hull Speed (max): 9,7 knots
  • Average speed: 7 knots 
  • Architect: M. Bekebrede
  • Built: 1993
  • Yachtyard: De Vries Jachtwerf, Lemmer, Netherlands
  • Total sail area ( close hauled): 221m² 
  • Cabins: 7, of which 2 private
  • Bunks: 13
  • Toilets: 4
  • Showers: 3
  • Dining area for 13
  • Kitchen with an induction stove



  • Engine: IVECO, 6 cylinders, 125 HP
  • Propeller: fixed three-blade propeller
  • Generator 1: Mitsubishi 18 KVA
  • Generator 2: Mitsubishi 10 KVA
  • Heating: Kabola boiler, central heating system and hot water
  • Diesel fuel: 2,300 litres
  • Water: 7.000 litres
  • Holding tank: 3.500 litres
  • Anchor: 2x
  • Anchorwinch: Hydraulic
  • Chain: 2*100 meter

A visit to sailing yacht Saeftinghe

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