Expedition & Sailing Trips

Eye of the Wind

Ship Facilities

The first 50 years the Eye of the Wind was used mainly in the North Sea and Baltic Sea. In the 1970ies the vessel was completely restored after a fire. She crossed the world many times as a sailing school ship and featured in several major Hollywood productions including the adventure film “Blue Lagoon” (1980). Since 2009 passengers of Eye of the Wind can marvel how 750 sqm sail area is operated according to the concept of traditional seamanship.

Year Built: 1911
Shipyard: C. H. Lühring Werft, Brake, Germany
Length overall: 40.23 m (132 ft)
Breadth: 7.01 m (23 ft)
Draft: 2.70 m (8.9 ft)
Rigging: Brig
Sail area: 750 sq m (8000 sq ft)
Main engine: 600 HP
Speed: approx. 8 knots
Hull: Steel
Deck: Teak
Cabins: 6 passenger cabins (12 berth)  / 4 crew-cabins (10 berth)
Participants: max. 12 

 

Cabin Facilities

The following cabin types are available:

  • 6 luxurious double cabins with 2 bunks each and air condition, bathroom with toilet, shower.
  • Linen and towels are provided.
  • Standard power connection: 230 Volt

 

 

 

Sailing Area