Sedov is the biggest sail training ship in the world. The 4-masted steel barque was launched in 1921 in Kiel (Germany) and sailed under the German flag until 1945 as a cargo ship. She was known under the names Magdalene Vinnen II and Kommodore Johnsen.
After the USSR acquired the ship as a part of reparations after World War II, she was renamed Sedov after the famous Arctic explorer Georgy Sedov. The barque served as a training ship for the Soviet Navy and for the cadets of naval universities.
STS Sedov is a regular participant of the Tall Ships' Races, the barque came first in 1995. She completed 2 world circumnavigations: in 2012 – 2013 and in 2019 – 2020.
Length – 117.5 m, width – 14.62 m, masts height – 54.8 m