Author archive for Alex

  • Schooner Ruth

    Schooner Ruth

    Schooner Ruth was designed by naval architect Thomas E. Colvin, with her lines & rigging based off of the knockabout…

  • Fair Winds Trading Co.

    PraoCargo – Fair Winds Trading Co.

    They are putting transport into the ethical equation with a zero-emissions low-impact cargo sailing ship that can access goods where…

  • Hawila Project

    Hawila Project

    Hawila is a 25 m long, two-masted wooden Norwegian galeas from 1935. Since the summer of 2014, she has been…

  • Ceiba - Sail Cargo Inc

    Ceiba – Sail Cargo Inc.

    SAILCARGO INC. aims to make a positive mark in the world of transportation by being an effective, sustainable option. Through…

  • Musafir


    Musafir means traveller. It is a word that can be found in many languages, like Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Kiswahili and…

  • Project Stormvogel

    Project Stormvogel

    “Storm Bird” is a stout, 45-foot wooden sailboat that was launched from the shores of the Dutch Caribbean island of…

  • Tiare Taporo - Pacific Schooners

    Tiare Taporo – Pacific Schooners

    Pacific Schooners have converted and refited the former deep-sea fishing motor vessel “Zebroid”, as the handsome, reliable and seaworthy full…

  • Leenan Head

    Leenan Head

    “For her first thirty years, from 1906, the sailing ship Leenan Head fished for herring off the west coast of…

  • Sailing Vessel Kwai

    Sailing Vessel Kwai

    The purpose of KWAI is to carry cargo, passengers, and crew in a well found sailing vessel between the islands…

  • Appollonia - Hudson Sail Freight

    Appollonia – Hudson Sail Freight

    Their goal is to transform the Apollonia into the Hudson Valley region’s largest carbon-neutral merchant vessel. Powered by wind and…

  • Maine Sail Freight

    Maine Sail Freight

    The Maine Sail Freight Project completed a cargo run with the sailing ship Adventure. This sail cargo project is part…

  • Avontuur Ship

    Avontuur – Timbercoast

    The Avontuur is a two masted gaff rigged schooner which was built in 1920 by Otto Smit in Stadskanaal, Netherlands.…

  • Grayhound Lugger

    Grayhound Lugger

    The 20 meter lugger Grayhound was built in two years between 2010 and 2012 and the first three masted lugger…

  • Nordlys Ship – Fairtransport Co.

    The 25 meter ketch, Nordlys, is possibly the world’s oldest cargo ship. Built in the Isle of Wight in 1873…

  • Tres Hombres Ship – Fairtransport Co.

    The 32 meter schooner Tres Hombres has been sailing emission free since December 2009. She maintains a sustainable shipping route…

  • Our Story

    This idea began for me on a cocoa plantation in Bahia, Brazil, a deeply affecting, wild and beautiful place where…

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