SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018


Tilda Publishing
Class: A
Rig: Barque 3
Length: 111 m
Year of built: 2016
Country / flag: Indonesia
Three-masted vessel BIMA SUCI, the construction of which was carried out under order of the naval forces of Indonesia, was launched in October 2016. It was built in the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales P. Freire based on the planning and design office - Oliver Design. The project of rig and mast was created by the well-known German company Detlev Löll und Partner. In September 2017, the solemn ceremony of transfer of the large sailing-motor training ship of the Navy of Indonesia took place in Vigo (Spain). Bima Suci became the largest training sailboat built in Europe after the Second World War, and one of the largest operating sailboats in the world. Its length is 111.2 meters, and the width is 13.65 meters. The advantage of the sailboat is the latest system of navigational instruments and communication facilities, as well as an improved system of desalination. The ship is part of the fleet of the naval academy of Indonesia and is intended for undergoing the swimming practice by cadets. The ship can accommodate 200 people, including 120 cadets. The first sailboat voyage took place in 2017 with 119 cadets on board, when the ports of Italy, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka were visited.