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Expedition America 2016

The well deserved winter rest in Mystic Seaport

The ship is now moored in Mystic Seaport, Connecticut, USA. It will be possible to visit the ship until October 10, 2-4pm.

In Kingston, New York

Recently I spent ten days in unimaginable luxuary in Albany where me, Woody, Susie and Klara went to work on the rig. The low bridges mad...

Meet Draken in NYC!

Draken will arrive New York City September 17 and will be celebrated in a grand welcoming ceremony with speeches, interviews and Nordic e...

The Great Lakes

My first encounter with the Great Lakes was four years ago when a boy I loved took me to the coast of Lake Superior on the north shore of...

Back in Lake Huron/A Survival Guide to the North Atlantic

The sleeves of your shirts would get wet, too, especially when you had hauled lines and the water ran down your arms, inside your clothes...

Flashback: Fairport Harbor, Ohio

Dear people! I have escaped the ship momentarily and gone on a two week vacation. I do care about you, however, and have biked for 8 mile...

Intro: Don’t get stuck in the ice

This is a blog of personal reflections and observations I have made from life onboard Draken. This will be an ongoing series throughput t...

Fund raising started to let Draken sail again

We are overwhelmed by all the people who contacted us and are willing to help! There are several initiatives to raise money to help us wi...

Draken Harald Hårfagre decided to strive forward and continue to Tall Ships Celebration Bay City

Despite the struggle with the pilotage fees Draken Harald Hårfagre and her crew has taken the decision to go through with the Tall Ships ...

Draken has reached USA

After two months at sea, sailing all the way from Norway to Iceland, Greenland and Canada, Draken Harald Hårfagre has reached US waters.

The Vikings were accomplished navigators, artisans, traders and story tellers, but their greatest triumph was the ship they built.