Sailing towards a sustainable future

The Tukker is a sustainable sailing cargo ship whose history began in 1912. More than a century later in 2023, the ship joined the Fairtransport fleet. 

In addition to the 50-70 tons of cargo that is transported between various ports in neighboring countries, there is enough room for the 5-person crew and 10 trainees.

The Tukker history:

The Tukker was built in 1912 and served as a coastal trader for many years. In the 1980s she was converted into a Dutch sailing training ship and became known for her work with underprivileged young people until 2012.

Today, the Tukker transports all kinds of products such as wine, olive oil, port and other sustainably produced delights between the North Sea, the English Channel, Biscay and the Baltic Sea.

The ship can carry up to 70 cubic meters, or the equivalent of 50-70 tons, of cargo. The ship offers accommodation for 10 trainees and 5 crew members.

The Tukker specifications

  • Built: 1912
  • Type: Schooner barge
  • Length complete: 38.5 m
  • Width: 5.5 m.
  • Draft: 2 / 2.6 m
  • Freight capacity: 70 tons / 50-70 m3
  • Sail area: 310 m²
  • Professional crew: 5
  • Trainees: 10 

Sailing schedule 2024

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