28-31 August 2014


Pelican was originally French built in 1946 to work in the Arctic. Her superb hull was derived from the clippers of the late 19th century with the classic length to width ratio of 5:1, a flared bow, fine entry and run. A long poop has been added, which provides exceptional space and comfort for world wide operation. Pelican‚ exclusive rig, designed by Philip Goode, is based on the Barbary Coast pirate ships of two centuries earlier. It generates excellent power and yet is handy and easily adapted to extreme conditions.

Pelican is owned and operated by the charity Adventure Under Sail. She is based in the UK and cleared for worldwide operation under the British Flag. Out of the 14 Cabins, six are en suite enabling her to convert from training to adventure holidays for families or friends in a matter of hours.


Country of Registration UK
Class A
Year built 1948
Rig Barquentine
Length 44.42m

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