This beautifully maintained sailtjalk was built in 1904 in Sneek by order of the famous family of skippers Keimpe H. v.der Meulen. As a job and later as a houseboat. In 1976 completely stripped and provided with the characteristic yacht structure. In 2015, the interior has been reworked with beautiful solid Iroko floorboards throughout the cabin. The ship exudes cosiness and class. and in 2016 another engine was installed. June and July 2019 has been ship for major maintenance ashore. The entire underside is very thoroughly repaired where necessary. Outside is painted and woodwork decking is painted and varnished many times. The ship is definitely worth a visit.
According to the current owner, the sailing characteristics of the ship are fantastic.
Hull material is riveted iron and welded steel. Total repaired and controlled summer 2019.
The cockpit is finished with teak by Piersma Shipyard in Heeg. The three front shutters are made of the same teak. All the wood has been thoroughly varnished again in 2019. The whole ship on the outside has been refurbished and painted.
Triple-leaf right-handed rotating bronze fixed screw
Solid oak rudder