Maybe is a Dutch wooden sailing ketch launched in 1933 and designed for round the world cruising. After a complete restoration the Ship has returned to the Tall Ships Races recently. She has a full schedule of sailing in Tall Ships events and school Sail Training trips. She has sailed in Tall Ships Races from the Baltic to the Mediterranean and is a big competitor in her class. With small changes to her rigging and sails she gets faster and faster each year.

Maybe offers dedicated youth sailing trips, as well as journeys for all ages. Join her if you want to have an amazing experience on the sea!


Maybe was launched in 1933 in Amsterdam. After World War II she underwent a complete refit with a new rig after and took part in the first ever Tall Ships Race in 1956. She has sailed mainly around the Mediterranean and in the 70s regularly crossed the Atlantic between the West Indies and the Mediterranean. In the 80s she also sailed through the Panama Canal and up the east coast of the USA to Canada.
Maybe was sold to the present owners in 1989 and underwent another complete restoration, after which she returned to sailing in 2007.


Maybe has a capacity of 18 people with extensive accommodation below deck including a chart room, engine room, two 2 person cabins, one 3 person cabin, one 4 person cabin and one 6 person cabin. There are also 2 toilets, 2 showers and a large lounge/galley area fitted with all modern conveniences. The wooden framing can be seen throughout the interior of the ship, giving it a warm and pleasant atmosphere.


Shipping type: Ketch

Homeport: Hull (UK)

Date built: 1933

Restored: 1990

Capacity: 18

Length: 22m

Beam: 6m

Draught: 3,2m

Sail: 680 sq m

Height of mast: 24,7m

Engine capacity: Volvo Penta 265hp

Displacement: 88 ton

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