WoodenBoat Magazine editor participates in Viking voyage

While the word's attention shifts to athletic events in Beijing later this week, another kind of endurance trial is taking place on a Viking ship in the North Sea, off the coast of Denmark. In a few short days, the 61 person crew of the Sea Stallion of Glendalough will be welcomed to her home port of Roskilde, by the Queen of Denmark supported by a cheering crowd of over 10,000 Danes. What they've accomplished is nothing short of a marvel - rowing and sailing from Dublin, Ireland to Roskilde, Denmark in a few short weeks, alternatively battling strong seas and light airs in their quest to complete the second round of an ancient Viking sea exploration voyage from Roskilde to Dublin and back. More
Aug 7, 2008 - 2:40:53 PM

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