|Owner:||Sevastopol branch of Federal State-Financed Educational Institution of Higher Education|
|Builder:||Lenin Shipyard, Gdańsk|
|Notes:||Home port, Sevastopol|
|Class and type:||Russian Maritime Register Special Purpose Ship !A|
|Length:||108.6 m (356 ft)|
|Beam:||14 m (46 ft)|
|Propulsion:||sail, 2 1,000 hp. auxiliary engines|
|Sail plan:||3-masted ship rig; sail area 2,770 m2 (29,800 sq ft), 26 sails, height 49.5 m (162 ft)|
|Complement:||42, including 2 teachers; 72 cadets; 91 trainees/passengers, max. 250 for day sails|
|Notes:||Speed under sail, 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph).; under power, 9 knots (17 km/h; 10 mph).|
The Khersones or Chersones is a Russian three-mast tall ship, a full rigged ship. It was built in 1989 in Gdańsk Shipyard, Poland, in a series of six sister ships (among which also the Mir), after the designs of Polish naval architect Zygmunt Choreń. The ship is named after the city of Chersonesus an ancient city and archaeological site near Sevastopol.
Khersones will take part in "SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta - 2016".
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Khersones (ship, 1989).|
- "Die Khersones, Schiffsdaten". Inmaris Group, Windjammer Cruising Worldwide. 2006. Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved Apr 8, 2010.
- Парусник «Херсонес» примет участие в первой после капитального ремонта регате
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