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Homeport: Lisbon, Portugal
Rig: Barque
Sparred Length: 293’ 6”
Draft: 17’
Beam: 39’ 6”
Hull: Steel

The Sagres was built in 1937 in shipyard of Blohm & Voss in Hamburg and named the Albert Leo Schlageter. She was the 3rd of four ships built by the German Navy including the Horst Vessel (now the US Coast Guard ship, Eagle). and the Gorch Fock (now the Tovarishch of Ukraine). A sister-ship, Mircea, was also built for the Romanian Navy. During World War II she was taken to Bremerhaven shipyard after damage from a mine and captured by the U.S. forces in 1945. The ship was given to Brazil in 1948 and sailed in as a training ship in the Brazilian Navy under the name Guanabara. In 1962 she was purchased by Portugal purchased to replace the old sail training ship Sagres and is often referred to as the Sagres II.

Nikon D60, raw, CaptureNX , texture added in PS

Sail Boston 2009

14 Feb 2012
9 in 'CLINKER BUILT Boats & Ships ( FEB $20 Voucher )' challenge of group 'A Love of Boats' Come back, Sarges finished in position 9 of Top Ten in CLINKER BUILT Boats & Ships of "A Love of Boats ":

10 Feb 2012
in 'A Love of Boats' Come back, Sarges was featured in the group A Love of Boats

Come back, Sarges was featured in the group PORTUGAL June 12, 2010


boat, texture, shop, boston, ma, tall ship, sail boston

Member of Boston Camera Club since 2009
Cameras used:Nikon D5100 , Nikon D5000 , Nikon D60, Panasonic DMC-Z57 (current), Canon PowerShotSX10 IS ( not currently using much) , Canon PowerShotSX3 IS

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  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 4 years ago

    Great capture, dear Luda!

  • thank you dear Bela

    – LudaNayvelt

  • vadim19
    vadim19about 4 years ago

    Interesting work, Luda! Wonderful colors and great angle.

  • da reshila vernutsy k starim snimkam s novom software, spasibo

    – LudaNayvelt

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 4 years ago

    marvellous art!!

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 4 years ago

  • thank you my dear friend

    – LudaNayvelt

  • Bruce Jones
    Bruce Jonesabout 4 years ago

    Really like the pov of this photo… wonderful my friend!!

  • thank you my friend, I love this image in original appearance also from the start, but did not post it last year, since it was so many shots of the same ship

    – LudaNayvelt

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleabout 4 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful work Luda!! wonderful angle and golden tones, very striking!!!

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisabout 4 years ago

    Love this, Luda! Fantastic colors!

  • CJTill
    CJTillabout 4 years ago

    Great capture, Luda

  • DavidROMAN
    DavidROMANabout 4 years ago

    Sweet shot

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