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Duyfken, the first European ship to discover Australia in 1606.

by Han
(Brittany, France)

Images of the Duyfken 1:1 replica, built 1999 in Australia. Length 65,4 ft., beam 19,7 ft., draught 8 ft., displacement 110 tons, speed 7 knots. The original was launched in 1595.
This is a small Fluyt, also called Pinnace or Jacht (Yacht in English), built for speed in scouting and messenger tasks. See also my articles in History of Sailing Blog.

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