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Vessel's Name ATYLA
Type of Vessel Two-mast Topsail Schooner
Flag State Republic of Vanuatu
Homeport Bilbao Maritime Museum (Basque Country, Spain)
Operator ATYLA International Training Ship Foundation
Operator’s place of registration Bilbao, Spain
Launching date May 15th, 1984
Launching location Lekeitio, Basque Country, Spain
Construction places - Vinuesa, Soria (Spain): Construction of most of the wooden parts.
- Lekeitio, Vizcaya (Spain): Construction of some parts and final assembly.
- Bilbao, Vizcaya (Spain): Installation of the engine and electronic equipment.

General features

Length Overall (LOA) 31 metres
Length on deck 25 metres
Beam 7 metres
Front Draft 2 metres
Stern Draft 3 metres
Air draft 25 metres above water level
Displacement 100.88 Gross Tons

Specifications for berthing

Entrance through the lower deck At 1.55 or 1.90 metres above water level
Entrance through the upper deck At 2.19 or 2.90 metres above water level
Electrical connections (Input) Main connection:
 • Current: 32 A
 • Voltage: 400 V AC (~)
 • Frequency: 50 - 55 Hz
 • Connection: 5 POL - 6H; 32A (3F, N, GND) male
 • Cable: 5x4 EURO CYKY

 • Alternative connection:
 • Current: 16A
 • Voltage: 230V AC (~)
 • Frequency: 50 - 55 Hz
 • Connection: 3 POL - RS 023K male
 • Cable: 3x4 EURO CYKY
Diameter of the hole for water intake 2.54 centimetres (1”)
Fresh water capacity 1500 litres + Fresh water maker producing 24 litres per hour
Diesel capacity 6000 litres
Sewage capacity 2000 litres
Dimensions of the hose for sewage extraction 2.5 metres long
3.81 centimetres (1.5”) diameter

Handmade wooden parts

Oak frames Iroko beams
Elondo deck Makore & Iroko outer skin
Scots Pine inner skin Sapele & Iroko interior furnishings
Iroko keel Douglas Fir, Iroko & Scots Pine rigging
Mainmast: Main-mast lower & Main topmast both from Iroko Foremast: Fore-mast lower & Fore topmast both from Iroko
Not wooden: Standing rigging and fittings from Stainless steel

Interiors and cabins

Living room with 60" TV, dolby surround, TDT and electric toilet
Large kitchen with 6 burners, an oven, a microwave, a refrigerator, a chest freezer and a sink with 3 water taps (sea water for cleaning, fresh water for rinsing, and filtered water for drinking)
Room for up to 24 people in 4 cabins. 5 toilets and 3 showers with hot running water
Sound & lighting 500V outdoors speaker that can be placed anywhere on the ship
Individual LED lights in every bunk. External LED lighting for the rigging and the deck


Flying jib Outer jib + Inner jib
Staysail + Forestaysail Top square sail (black)
Course square sail (black) Fore gaff sail
Main gaff sail

Total sail surface: 410 m²

Top gaff sail
Classic manual manoeuvring (one anchor winch is also available if needed)
ATYLA sail map


Main engine 230 hp
Gearbox 3 to 1
4-blade propeller (1 metre diameter) + Spare propeller
Autonomy of 360 hours at 75% power
Maximum speed using only the engine: 7 knots at 75% power, 9 knots at 100%
Generator VETUS 1500 rpm
~20 hp
Generates 380v and 220v
150kg Hall anchor with 100 meters of chain Anchor winch with electric engine
2 spare anchors
2 Bailing three-phase pumps
1 Fire three-phase pump
1 Independent auxiliary fire pump with Diesel engine stowed on deck

Safety measures

2 life rafts for 25 persons each for ocean navigation Rockets and flares equipment SOLAS Cat 1 & 2
1 life raft for 30 persons for coast navigation Rescue boat with 20 hp Yamaha engine
Life jackets for 90 passengers Life buoy with lanyard and lights in accordance with international regulations
26 survival suits 1 line-throwers
Radio beacon Radar Responder
First aid kit category A GMDSS Walkie-talkies
Complete equipment for firefighting Extinguishers
Automatic circuit innocuous gas fire extinction system
Breathing apparatus
Personal protective equipment

Steering and navigation systems

Interior / bridge Inmarsat C Morse control
Engine instruments Radar with plotter (FURUNO)
Navtex AIS
Sounding line Anemometer
Radio beacon Radar Responder
Compass Large electrical panel 380v, 220v, 24v and 12v
Exterior / government quarterdeck Mechanical Rudder System Rudder stock with access to deck rudder arm
Morse Control Engine instruments
Screen-team repeater radar plotter FURUNO from the bridge Sounding line
VHF Binnacle

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