Kalmar Nyckel

KALMAR NYCKEL is a full-scale replica of the Dutch-built Swedish war ship that launched the colony of New Sweden in the Delaware Valley in 1638. Launched in 1997, the ornately carved Tall Ship of Delaware sails seasonally to ports from Virginia to New England, travelling some 2,400 nautical miles, while delivering on her education mission.

Reaching up to 35,000 people annually, her programs embrace hands-on learning and maritime heritage, inspiring both her visitors and volunteer crew. The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation is a non-profit educational organization that built, owns, and operates KALMAR NYCKEL in Wilmington, DE.