Tradition & History
The new GERMANIA, named GERMANIA NOVA,
was designed using identical hull lines as the original
as well as the same sail- and deck-plan. The skylights,
companionways and deckhouse are true replicas of the
original. Extensive research was undertaken in order to
achieve this. A main engine and generators were added,
modern navigational and communications equipment
was installed with the extra weight involved being
compensated with hollow masts and a hull made of
The interior was constructed using lightweight materials
which nevertheless convey a traditional appearance.
Just take a look at the historic photographs displayed
throughout the ship and compare them with today's ship.
GERMANIA NOVA combines modern comfort with the
high performance standards of the original GERMANIA.
She is back ... and she will rule the waves again!