She was built in 1934 by the Bronsodde Shipyard in Vejle, Denmark as a gillnet fishing boat.
Originally she had a low ketch rig and a 2 cylinder diesel engine and was named Mias, she was registered as RI100 and her homeport was Hvide Sande.
She was bought by her present owner in 1996 from Silloth in Cumbria who converted her to a topsail schooner. Her home port is now Bangor in North Wales and she is registered in Beaumaris.
She is Licenced MCA cat 2 to carry 12 people and is in demand to participate in maritime festivals on both sides of the Irish Sea.
My thanks to Vilma's owner for kindly providing the above information.