*St.Nicholas* - Boat of Peter I (Russian Emperor)

Handwork. This boat — a copy of the boat Russian Emperor Peter I (Peter 1).

It was found in an abandoned barn in 1688 and renovated for the young emperor.

On it, he got his first experience of sailing.

Several years later, he would call the boat “Grandfather of the Russian Fleet”.

The original is exhibited at the Central Naval Museum, St. Petersburg.

Design Specs

LOA:
20′ 
0″
Beam:
6′ 
6″
Designer Name: 
Unknown. Around the 1640-s. England.
Type/Rig/Power: 
Boat for transportation of goods.
Builder Name: 
Alexander Boytsov
Home Port: 
Tomsk, Russia
Launching Date: 
August 05, 2017