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Three-mast topsail schooner Gulden Leeuw

Three-mast topsail schooner Gulden Leeuw

The Culture 2011 Tall Ships Regatta, Gdynia 2011 - The „Gulden Leeuw” is restored in 2010, built as a big, sturdy sailing ship reminiscent of the 1930's and with the deck layout of a classic yacht. In combination with the chosen rigging it is a fast, robust ship that can really sail. The „Gulden Leeuw” is a three-masted topsail schooner. This very versatile rigging combines the advantages of a square-sailed ship and a fore-and-aft rigged ship. The ship has the magnificent ambiance of the 30's, with simple, functional forms and rich materials, often hand-crafted, decorative and luxurious.