Cruises 2012Dansk version
Would you like to spend a different and active holiday? Experience
the Danish island or the Swedish skerries onboard the Lilla Dan?
60 years' of active operation for J. Lauritzen A/S
Shipowners J. Lauritzen A/S offer you various possiblilities for a
different and exiting holiday onboard their topsail schooner Lilla Dan in
the summer of 2012.
The navigation will be planned in considereation of both children and
adults. Sailing will mainily take place during daytime. The minimum age for
participation is 5 years (children shall be accompanied by their
The "Lilla Dan" is a two-masted topsail schooner
built in 1951 at Ring Andersen's Træskibsværft in Svendborg as a
training ship for J. Lauritzen A/S.
The ship is operated by a professional crew of 4 persons and can
accommodate 16 overnight guests.
The participants sleep in bunks in the crew's quarters which also
fuction as a day room. A bathroom and two toilets are located on deck.
The participants will be divided into watches which operate the vessel in
co-operation with the crew. All participants will under guidance by the
crew take part in the daily work onboard e.g. carry out duties as a
helmsman, common cleaning, duties in the galley and pantry, setting sail
and sailing manoeuvres according to a fixed schedule. There are two
watch-keeping periods during night navigation.
Depending of the composition of the participants and the purpose of the
cruise, the cruises will consist of both sailing theory with a schooner,
practice and various sailing manoeuvres with the vessel, where the
individual participant witll be in command during manoeuvring.
No sailing experience is needed to participate in the below cruises
(including sailing races/regattas)
The cruises are planned on a day by day basis in consideration of the
weather conditions at the actual time, and will take place in the area
described. Departure and arrival ports are according to the below sailing
plan for the individual cruise.
However, the programme of the sailing races/regattas (Round Funen and Round
Limfjorden) is binding irrespective of weather/wind.
· The price for each cruise is including meals, but excluding beverages
· Children under 12 years are half-price
· Each cruise will only be carried out if a sufficient number of
participants have registered