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The ‘Noorderlicht’ now has a well-balanced two-masted schooner rig and is capable of sailing the seven seas.

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The ‘Noorderlicht’ was originally built in 1910 in Flensburg, Germany as a three-masted schooner. For most of her existence she served as a light-vessel on the Baltic. In 1991 the present owners purchased the hull and re-rigged and refitted her thoroughly, under the rules of “Register Holland”.

Perfect for expedition cruising among small islands

The ‘Noorderlicht’ now has a well-balanced two-masted schooner rig and is capable of sailing the seven seas, and is therefor well suited for expedition cruising among small islands and offer good open deck viewing areas, also when under sail. The 2 inflatable rubber crafts (zodiacs) enable landing and wildlife viewing opportunities in otherwise inaccessible areas. The qualified captains have a great experience of the oceans. Together with the rest of the crew, they will do everything possible to ensure that you have a wonderful and unforgettable journey.

Comfort and character

The ‘Noorderlicht’ provides accommodation for 20 travellers in comfortable twin cabins. All cabins have upper and lower berths, a cupboard and wash basin with hot and cold water. Shared shower (4) and toilet (5) facilities are conveniently located. Instead of portholes, the cabins have frosted glass in the ceiling, where the play of daylight shines into the cabins.


  • Noorderlicht has 10 Twin Shared Inside cabins. Each cabin provides you with; 1 upper / lower berth, shared shower & toilet, wash basin, storage space, frosted glass in the cabin ceilings, which provides some daylight into the cabins. As all cabins have shared shower & toilet facilities, s/v Noorderlicht has 4 showers and 5 toilets onboard which are convienently located.

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Ship Specifications

  • Passengers: 20 in 10 cabins

  • Staff & crew: 5

  • Length: 46 meters (153 feet)

  • Breadth: 6,5 meters (22 feet)

  • Draft: 3,2 meters (11 feet)

  • Ice class: - (Strengthened bow)

  • Displacement: 300 tonnes

  • Propulsion: 360 hp diesel

  • Speed: 7 knots maximum



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