Learn to sail a Viking ship

Vikings and Viking-wannabes may want to consider enrolling in a course in rowing and sailing square-sail boats to take place May 26-29, 2011 in Skudeneshavn, Norway.

COURSE FOR BEGINNERS IN ROWING AND SAILING SQUARE-SAIL BOATS

This is done in cooperation with Leirong Kystlag and Dragens Vinge
Place of course: Skudeneshavn, KarmC8y.
Starting: Thursday 26th of May at 18:00
Ending: Sunday 29th of May at15:00
Place to meet: seglarhuset in old Skudeneshavn
Registrartion deadline:16th of May.
Maximum number of participants: 22
Coursefee: NOK 1500, -. Payment is due upon arrival.
Three meals per day are included in course fee.

The course is primarily intended for people who want to be crew on the world's largest Viking ship;Dragon Harald Fairhair.

Members of the Fellowship of the Viking Dragon will have priority for registration.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Learn how to keep rhythm when rowing together with others.Learn some main principles of square sailing. Practical sailing will be conducted on our 25 feet long test-boats; Urd, Skuld >and Verdande, as well as the 41 feet long Dragens Vinge

Skuld and UrdB Verdande Dragens Vinge See: Urd, Skuld and Verdande on YouTube:>Sailingthe test-boats for Dragon Harald Fairhair: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoghpmoizUk
Towing and heelingtests: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31lX6wThxWo&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL
SeeDragens Vinge on NRK:B http://www.nrk.no/nett-tv/arkivert/100546/

LODGING It is possible to sleep on the floor in RC%seglarhuset if you bring sleeping bags and mats. Those who want other accommodation must arrange for this themselves. For lodging in Skudeneshavn, see: http://www.visitskudeneshavn.no/TuristInfo/EnglishDeutsch/tabid/143/lang...

QUESTIONS
If you have questions about the course,contact: Course Supervisor Terje Andreassen. Phone +47 917 07779, e-mail. terje@bifrostdraupne.no

REGISTRATION Cut out the slip below and paste it into your e-mail to: terje@bifrostdraupne.no

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Address:..............................................................
Email:......................................................................................................................................Phone:................................................................

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