The Stad Amsterdam (literally: City Amsterdam) is a three-mast clipper that was built in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 2000 at the Damen Oranjewerf. A clipper was a very fast Sailing ship of the 19th century that had multiple masts and a Square rig. Amsterdam (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland in the west The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.
The ship was designed by Gerard Dijkstra who modelled her after the mid-19th century frigate Amsterdam, but she is not a replica. For the bird see Frigatebird. A frigate /ˈfrɪgɪt/ is a warship A major difference is that the hull is made of steel. The owners call the ship a "modern extreme clipper in historical perspective", meaning that the construction method is a combination of the best qualities of clippers of the past, outfitted and built with modern techniques but with a classic 'look and feel'. This makes her a very fast ship, with 15 knots being a normal speed. She won the 2001 Cutty Sark Tall Ships' Race. The Tall Ships' Races are races for Sail training "Tall Ships" ( Sailing ships.
The building of the hull in 1997/98 was used as a work experience project for the unemployed (eg metalworking and welding). The ship was first presented to the public at the 2000 edition of SAIL Amsterdam. SAIL Amsterdam is a large maritime manifestation that is held every 5 years in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, when Tall ships from all over the world During the 2005 edition of the event she was the flagship. flagship is the lead ship in a fleet of vessels a designation given on account of being either the largest fastest newest most heavily armed or for publicity purposes the most well
The ship is used for training and as a charter-ship for guests. The crew are mainly from the Netherlands and Denmark and the official language on board is English. The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands The Kingdom of Denmark ( ˈd̥ænmɑɡ̊ (archaic ˈd̥anmɑːɡ̊ commonly known as Denmark, is a country in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe Her home port is Amsterdam.
Stad Amsterdam (Bremerhaven 2005)
Stad Amsterdam (Baltimore 2008)
Stad Amsterdam (aft) (Baltimore 2008)