More information emerges about Jantje’s sails – but what about Nordhorn’s anchor?

A little more information has emerged about the source of Jantje’s sails. Hans-Christian Rieck has written to say that the sister of the previous owner, the late Mr Struik, has volunteered the information that they were purchased second-hand from a Frisian sailmaker. Now the Graf Ship Association’s volunteers are trying to find out which sailmaker … Continue reading “More information emerges about Jantje’s sails – but what about Nordhorn’s anchor?”

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Jantje’s sails: the mystery deepens

Hans-Christian Rieck of the Graf Ship Association based at Nordhorn in Germany has written to explain a bit more of the mystery of sailing tjalk Jantje’s sails. Here’s what he says: ‘Hi Gavin, ‘I’d like to give you the update on the history of Jantje’s sails. It is amazing how such a little stamp on an … Continue reading “Jantje’s sails: the mystery deepens”

Dutch barge Jantje’s sails throw up a question

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Regular correspondent Hans-Christian Rieck of the Graf Ship Association based at Nordhorn in Germany has been in touch to ask about a stamp on one of sailing tjalk Jantje’s sails. For more on Jantje, click here. ‘Dear Gavin, ‘Now as the winter is approaching there is time to do bits and pieces of work … Continue reading “Dutch barge Jantje’s sails throw up a question”