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The Barquentine Thalassa, elegant, graceful, and one of the fastest tall-ships currently in the Dutch fleet is being offered for sale by Privateer Yacht Sales.

A traditional windjammer, Thalassa combines the legacy of the golden age of sailing with modern amenities and state of the art safety systems. 

This well maintained modern pride of the European Tallship Trade is ready for immediate export to any world-wide location with all regulatory certifications in place. Additionally all contracts are transferable with the purchase of the vessel. North/South American buyers can have delivery arranged by Privateer Yacht Sales.

 An outstanding value at a 2.2 million Euro list price, Thalassa present s an excellent business opportunity as an expeditionary vessel, corporate flagship, or sail-training vessel. The possibilities are endless!

 No Reasonable Offer Will Be Refused - Terms are available to the qualified buyer. 

 General Vessel Details

Type: Three Masted Steel Hull Barkentine

Flag: Neitherlands

Shipyard: Haak, in Zaandam, Netherlands

Year Built: 1980: rebuilt 1995

Class/Survey: Special Purpose Ship, SOLAS certificated for 36 trainees and 6 crew. Certificate of Seaworthiness issued in Neitherlands, registered Holland Z1234 no ice vb 4 (worldwide);30 pass. en 6 crew. Daycharter: EU 9818 certificate for max. 150 pass. en 5 crew. ISM system for Bureau Veritas.

Length of Hull: 38,70m , 127 ft.

Width Hull: 8,00m, 26.3 ft

Spared length: 48.00 x 8,00 m, 157.4 x 26.3 ft

Draft: 3,90 m

Displacement: GRT 257 ton; NRT 120 ton

Headroom: 2.3  m, 7.5

Price:  2.2 million Euro. No reasonable offer will be refused.

N.B.; no value added tax is owed on this vessel, Thalassa is ready for immediate export. All current regulatory vessel certifications and vessel contracts are transferable to a new owner/operator upon closing.


Design, built, hull condition, conservation

Hull construction: Welded steel 8-12 mm in thickness

Ballast:   80 tonnes of concrete and steel. 

Bulkheads: 6 x watertight

Hull shape: V-Bottom

Material deck: Steel

Material superstructure: Steel

Floor construction: Parquet, fixed construction

Condition underwatership: Excellent

Haul Out Frequency: Annually every October for visual and /or inhanced visual hull inspection

Last survey: Yearly survey (2013 measured)

Paint system: Sandblasted, 4 coatings of 2 conponents system, Hempel finish



Main engine: Deawoo/ MWM 12 Cyl. ,782 hp. 529,60 kW, new 2006

Gearbox: MG 521 Twindisk 4:1

Cooling: Closed system, pipes under bottom

Propeller: 3 blades, bronze; diam. 1,60 m

Exhaust: Dry

Bowthruster: Hydraulic system 100 HP with pipe through hull

Steering System: Hydraulic for manual as well as electrical auto-helm


Other installations and tanks

Generator: 30 kVA Lister, 4 cyl., 2005 (engine 2007); 30 kVA Lister, 4 ctl., 1994

Hot water source: central heating and cooling water from generators

Water pressure system: 2 x Speck pump with pressure tanks

Heating: central heating, Kabola, 46 kW

Battery charger: Matervolt 60 A
shorepower: connection available for 380 V
Voltage: 12 V, 24 V, 220 V, 380 V
Batteries: buffer 3 safety sets
Sanitary: for guests: 9 toilets 18 showers
Holding tank: 6.00 1, steel tank (with manhole)
Fuel tank(s): 20.000 1, steel tank (with manhole)
Water tank(s): 30.000 1, steel tank (with manhole)
Interior Vessel Inventory

Interior materials: mahogany, merbau floor
Isolation: rockwool, aluminium layer
Cabins and berths: guests: 15 double cabins with shower;
crew: 2 X double cabins in the aft ship and 1 x single cabin with 1 x shower/toilet in the aft ship; 1 cabin with 1 x double and 2 x single beds and 1 x shower/toilet below decks 
6 burners oven (gas), magnetron, Unox steamer
Refridgerator, freezer: 2 x Foster (1.000 1 refridgerator freezer 1.00 1), working on watercooled compressors, also for airco
Audio set: included
Intercom: from wheelhouse through ship
Ready for charter incl. lining, galley equipments, deck chairs and tables etc. As far as goods are not in this list the ship will be delivered as to be inspected, without the private goods like clothing, pictures, painting and tools.
Rigging, Sails and winches
Rigging: three mast Barkentine, all sails can be handled from deck
Material mast(s): Steel
Sailmaker: De Vries, material: dacron
Number of Sails: 18 (Zeulen uit 2003/2004/2005/2006) Grotefok (2009), Bovenmast en stagfok 2010
Sailarea up wind: Approx. 800 m2
Winches: 4 Capstans
Navigational Aids
Compass: brass steering compass
Echo sounder: digital
Log: patentlog
Autopilot: Navtron
VHF: Sailor RT 2048 DSC; Sailor RM 2042 DSC 3 x handled VHF
Radar: Furuno RPD 108, 24 miles
Remaining: Navtex Nav 5, Inmarsat Satcom C, MF/HF DSC receiver, Eprib, Tadartransponder, GPS Fununo GP-50 MK2, Robertson Dataline windinstruments, SSB transceiver, electronic chartsystem (2004), AIS (2010)
Safety Equipment
Groundtackle: Ridderinkhof oil bath winch, 2 chains, 2 warping drums; electo-engine 380 V, 8 kW
Anchor: 2 and 280 m chain
Life raft: 6x25 person, DSB
Life jackets 185
Safety buoys: 4 (2 x white ligh, 2 with light and smoke)
Detector: with central alarm system
Fire-extinguishers: fully certificated: 8x6kg powder; 2x5kg Co2; 1x2kg halon
Bilge pump: 2 electrical pumps, 1 engine pump
navigation lights: 24 V
Remaining equipment
Tender: 1 x polyester with 9.9 HP
Davits: midships
Awning: available (above middle check)
on request
Recent replacements
2012 2 stay sails and 2 square sails
2011 new generator
2010 bovenmars and stay jib, AIS, afship renovated, now fitted for 150 daypassengers and 15 double cabins
2009 big jib, steamer
2007 generator engine
2006 main engine Daewoo/ MWM 12 cil., 720 hp
2005 21 kVA Lister; repair holding tank, 8 m2 new plate; figure head new; new seat on aft deck; new 2 airco for all cabins and 8 pportholes were added to the cabins
2002/2003 rig simplified and new mains and staysails; electric morse system for main engine; freezer
Crew cabins
double cabin in aftship en 1 single cabin; 1 cabin with 4 berths and 1 shower/toilet
The owner is unaware of any concealed defects which obstruct the normal use of the ship.


Privateer Yacht Sales offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice



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