A lot of literature states that the “Padua” in 1940 was reduced to a barge pulled by a steam tug. However that's not quite accurate. Now we publish the story, as told by the sister-in-law and sons of the then Chief Mate John Jungblut, who spent a lot of time on board “Padua” until 1945, by the son of the then Second Mate Winfried Behrens and by one of the few sailors still alive, Wolfhardt “Oenschi” Schoenfeld.
On the 6th of March the vessel came back to the 2014 Olympics capital, the cadets and the crew are already contributing their best effort into the event.
First ever call in Sochi is going to be the one to remember both for cadets and visitors from all over the world.
During the mooring the silhouette of famous barque embellished the new Olympic capital.
While Kruzenshtern is currently on her way to Sochi for the XXII Winter Olympics, we recollect the recent events in Bari and Patras, where the cadets and the crew had some memorable religious experiences
After a week of sailing from Morocco, the barque anchored in Italy
The 10-day programme has started, the first all-hands has happened and the Østbroen bridge has been passed
The barque is going to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Bremerhaven, then call in ports of Morocco, Italy and Greece and finally spend over a month in Sochi for the XXII Winter Olympics
We shared three new videos regarding Kruzenshtern
The vessel needs some repairing and systematic servicing before the Marine Registry presentation
The Olympic relay-race came to Kaliningrad and started on board famous sail training ship.
Cadets are passing qualification exams and fishing in the open sea.
Cadets take part in traditional meat dumpling all-hands and prepare the vessel for the winter season.
Rostock, Germany is the only port left in the schedule.
On the way to the Spainsh resort, the cadets are enjoying the weather, watching movies on deck and passing the tests.
The first stage of the Mediterranean Tall Ships Regatta is over.
The vessel finished the race fourth in class A and seventh overall.
The barque spent four unforgettable days in Catalonia.
The cadets are getting closer to leaves in Barcelona.
During the leaves the cadets went sightseeing and explored beaches of Atlantic.