Monday, August 22, 2011

Tall Ship "Royal Clipper"

Name: Royal Clipper
Owner: Star Clippers
Port of registry: Luxembourg
General characteristics
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 5000 gross tons
Length: 439 ft (134.8 m)
Beam: 54 ft (16.5 m)
Draft: 18.5 ft (5.6 m)
Propulsion: Masts: 5
Sails: 42
Sail Area: 56,000 ft² (5,202.6 m²)
2 Caterpillar 3516 diesel engines
Capacity: 227 passengers (Max)
Crew: 106 crew

Barque Krusenstern

photo by Żeglarz

This four-masted barque is the second-largest tall ship in the world.

Name: Padua (1926–46)
Kruzenshtern (1946–)
Namesake: Padua Adam Johann Krusenstern
Owner: F. Laeisz, Hamburg (1926–46)
Soviet Navy (1946–91)
Russian Navy (1991–)
Operator: F. Laeisz, Hamburg (1926–46)
Port of registry: Hamburg (1920–33)
Hamburg (1933-46)
Riga (1946–81)
Tallinn (1981–91)
Kaliningrad (1991–)
Route: as Padua: between Hamburg & Chile
Builder: Joh. C. Tecklenborg, Bremerhaven
Yard number: 408
Launched: 11 June 1926
Fate: surendered to the USSR as reparations 1946
Status: in service

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Fantasy still life

I painted a copy of Fedorov's picture for myself (I love his art!!!)

acrylic on board 80x60 cm

Boat in the spoon

my surrealistic picture, acrylic on paper

Boats in the sky

my surrealistic picture acrylic on canvas