Rupel symbolises hope, willpower and cooperation. This tallship was built in the early 1990s to combat unemployment. In the Rupel region in the province of Antwerp, this increased rapidly and countless shipbuilders were faced with layoffs. For five years, job seekers from all over Flanders have been building the tallship. This two-master has been seaworthy since 1996.
The tallship is docked in: Zuiderhaven