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Götheborg of Sweden is the world's largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship, an 18th century replica of the original Götheborg that sank outside of Gothenburg in 1745, and will create great attention wherever she goes. In 2022 and 2023 the ship has sailed in Europe and it is now moored in its home port Gothenburg. Read our latest news here and scroll down to the bottom of this page to sign up for our newsletter.

Gothenburg row

18 February 2024

In August, we will attend the freshly started Gothenburg Row. During the cultural feast in Gothenburg, lots of traditional row boats will tour around the inner city canal.

Maintenance volunteers

24 November 2023

Are you interested in volunteering at Götheborg during our maintenance period? We are now looking for a few volunteers who have sailed with us recently and are willing to stay with us for 6-8 weeks. 

Tar weekend coming up!

20 September 2023

Summer is over and the maintenance of our beloved ship is in need of some extra pair of hands! If you have time to spend, and love the dark and musky fragrance of tar?

Open on weekends in September 2023

01 September 2023

Good news! We will extend the period that we are open to visitors in Eriksberg, Gothenburg. All through September 2023, we will stay open for guided tours on weekends. Opening hours will be 11:00–16:00 and tours will leave once an hour. Welcome on board the world's largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship!

Götheborg will attend Donsö Shipping Meet

05 July 2023

At the end of August, Götheborg of Sweden will attend Sweden’s largest shipping event, Donsö Shipping Meet (DSM). It’s the first time that the ship will attend the event, and it is also the first time that Götheborg will moor at Donsö in the southern archipelago outside of Gothenburg. 

Visit us in Gothenburg during summer 2023

19 June 2023

As part of the city of Gothenburg's 400-year jubilee, Götheborg of Sweden is open to visitors in Eriksberg, Gothenburg, during summer 2023. We're open every day until the 20th of August, and after that on the 26th of August and 2–3 of September. Come for a guided tour on board the world's largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship!

Great days at the Jubilee Festival

17 June 2023

The 2nd of June we returned to our home port of Gothenburg to officially open the city of Gothenburg's 400-year jubilee with a gun salute. We also participated in the Jubilee Festival in Frihamnen 2–5 June. During our days in Frihamnen, we had over 7,000 people visiting us on board. Thank you for amazing days!

Summarising an amazing expedition year in 2022/2023

08 June 2023

During the past year we have visited nineteen ports and welcomed 90,000 visitors on board. More than 2,000 articles have been written about us, and millions of people have followed us and engaged with us on social media. Check out this article from photos from each stopover the past year. 

Götheborg is arriving to Gothenburg

01 June 2023

Tomorrow, 2 June at 15:00, we will arrive in Gothenburg to officially open the 400-year jubilee with gun salute. Come and welcome us home!! We would of course love to have some company on the water coming into Gothenburg, and welcome boats to join us! Already today, the 1st of June, you will be able to see us in the Gothenburg archipelago. 

Meet the owner of Götheborg of Sweden

29 May 2023

Meet the owner and a big heart behind Götheborg of Sweden, the world’s largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship. It was a purchase decision that came from the heart, rather than from rational business thinking, says Stefan Björk, founder and owner of Greencarrier Group and Götheborg of Sweden.

Hamburg – an important portstop for Greencarrier

24 May 2023

Hamburg was specifically chosen as a key stopover for Götheborg as Greencarrier (our owner) opened new offices in Hamburg in April. On Monday, we were very pleased to welcome especially invited customers, partners and friends of Greencarrier Group on board.