Thursday, 29 November 2007

Visit German Tall Ship in Portimão

The impressive Gorch Fock participates in sailing parades and Tall Ships' Races.

The ship is a training ship and a museum and can be visited on the 30th November, 1st and 2nd of December from 2PM to 5PM when it will be berthed at Portimão docks.

The ship was built in Hamburg and was launched in 1958. The ship is based in Kiel, Germany.

Note: the Gorch Fock is sistership of the Sagres, the Portuguese training vessel built at the same docks (Blohm and Voss, Hamburg) in 1937.

Picture of the Gorch Fock
More on Sagres
Details of the 2008 Tall Ships’ Race starting in Liverpool July 18th, 2008

Algarve Holiday Studio:
For a memorable stay at Praia da Rocha!

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