In Delfzijl pilot B..Eggink came on board to guide the Russian tallship ‘Kruzenshtern’, length 114,5 m and width 14,2 m, to Eemshaven. See for more pictures Pilots of the North.Read More
Two days later than planned, we left Svetly (Kaliningrad) where the tall ship ‘Sedov’ had been in maintenance for two months. At 10.30 am the pilot was on board to guide the captain through the Canal of Kaliningrad and the Strait of Baltiysk to the Baltic Sea. See for more pictures Pilots of Russia.Read More
The coming days I will tell you something about my adventures on the Russian tall Ship ‘Sedov’. On 16th of June I went on board the Barque ‘Sedov’ and sailed from Svetly (Russia) to Den Helder (The Netherlands) In Den Helder the barque would participate in Sail Den Helder 2017 and I was commisioned to take pictures of this maritime event.Read More
Just before departure, the Russian Tall Ship ‘Sedov’ was transferred from the Murmansk State Technical University to Kaliningrad State Technical University (KSTU). On the 17th of June 2017 there was a press conference with the Russian television with rector Vladimir Volkogon (KSTU). On the 18th of June the vessel started her first voyage of 2017 and first under the flag of Baltic Fishing Fleet State Academy (BFFSA). Now, The BFFSA operates two of the biggest Russian sail training ships – Kruzenshtern and Sedov. The Baltic Fishing Fleet State Academy used 7 pictures of me in an article about the transfer of Barque Sedov.