SV Concordia

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SV Concordia

SV Concordia

The SV Concordia was a tall ship based out of Nova Scotia, Canada, offering an education at sea program known as Class Afloat. The vessel was operated by a consortium of private Canadian schools, West Island Colleges until it's sinking in 2010.

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Principal Particulars

  • Class.............Lloyd's 100A-1 / Yacht
  • Flag..............Barbados
  • Callsign..........8PRN
  • Home Port.........Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Length............57.5 m (188 ft)
  • Breadth...........9.44 m (31 ft)
  • Mast Height.......35 m
  • Power.............420 kW / 570 hp MAN diesel
  • GRT................413
  • Built.............1992 in Gdansk, Poland
  • Crew..............10 + work aboard students, upto 66
  • Sail Area.........993 sq. m
  • Speed.............9 knots (powered)

Design

The SV Concordia was a steel hulled, barquentine gaff-rigged vessel, of essentially Russian design. The mizzen mast doubles as an exhaust stack for the main engine.

Sinking

The vessel capsized off Brazil in heavy-wind conditions on February 18, 2010. All 64 onboard were saved.

References

  • Class Afloat Datasheet [1]
  • Sinking (News Clip) [2]
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