Friday, March 02, 2007

URANIA, sail-training vessel of Royal Netherland Naval College


The Royal Netherland Naval College has announced the itinerary for URANIA on its vist to North America in 2007. Called the "Atlantic Breeze", the journey will start at the end of March,a nd run through August 2007. See schedule below:


HNLMS Urania
Atlantic Breeze 2007

In 2007 HNLMS Urania will take part in a transatlantic journey called Atlantic Breeze 2007. Planning as follows:

20 March


:Vertrek uit Den Helder

23 – 25 March


:Plymouth, Engeland

06 – 08 April


:Funchal, Madeira

01 – 04 May


:Kingstown, St. Vincent

07 – 15 May


:Willemstad, CuraƧao

18 – 20 May


:Philipsburg, St. Maarten

27 – 29 May


:Nassau, de Bahama’s

01 – 03 June


:Jacksonville, FL

07 – 12 June


:Norfolk, VA

13 – 16 June


:Annapolis, MD

16 – 18 June


:Baltimore, MD

22 – 25 June


:New York, NY

26 June – 01 July


:Newport, RI

03 – 05 July


:Boston, MA

12 – 16 July


:Halifax, Canada

05 – 08 August


:Plymouth, Engeland

10 August


:Aankomst in Den Helder

The journey will last 144 days and a distance of approximately 12000 nautical miles will be covered.

During autumn 2007 HNLMS Urania will participate in several races and sailing events.



There will also be a postcard of the URANIA as part of

the ASTA tall ships 2007 postcard series.



See draft-proof of URANIA above. For postcard inquiries, write to:



tallships2007@yahoo.com




1 comment:

Christine said...

Thad - what's the officer and crew complement for URANIA?