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Registry #1 Netherlands Registry Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1970 Williwaw Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1970 Place Thuin Area Country Belgium
Designer Louis Van de Wiele, Ghent Belgium Measurement (imp)
Builder Michot Freres Measurement (metric) 13m x 3.8m x 2m
Hull Displacement 20
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Yacht, sail (ketch)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 7bhp diesel engine Engine Manufacture Lister Blackstone
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1970 she was owned by Willy de Roos, Belgium.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1976 she was sailing from East To West through the Arctic and was the first yacht to transit the Northwest Passage in one season.
MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia
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