Friday, May 16, 2008

new entry --Falmouth/Funchal PRINCIPE PERFEITO

Photo credit to Luis Miguel Correia

Another Class has joined the fleet for the Falmouth//Funchall 500 race.

PRINCIPE PERFEITO is a 170' 3-masted schooner from Lisbon, Portugal.
Originally built as a "coaster" in Norway in 1949, she has been restored by her Captain, Rafale Silva, and serves as a charter//sail-training vessel.


LOA: 170’ 6” 52 m

Beam: 24’ 8” 7.52 m

Draft: 14’ 4.25 m

Hull: Steel

Year built: 1949, rebuilt: 2001-06

Homeport: Lisbon, Portugal



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