Artist impression of the Rainbow WarriorStraight after being delivered by Fassmer shipyard in Berne-Motzen, Germany, Greenpeace's third version of its protest vessel the Rainbow Warrior set sail to Amsterdam to attend the Rainbow Warrior festival. At the same time she was also fitted with the latest version of DELFTload.

dsc 0012The vessel, designed by Gerard Dijkstra & Partners, is purpose built as a campaigning vessel. The Rainbow Warrior carries state of the art communications equipment, two fast boats and can carry a helicopter. Her two unique A-frame masts can carry an impressive 1290m2 of sail allowing her to reach a speed of 15 knots.