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Latest news from Draken Harald Hårfagre

Not long ago, on a Viking ship in a storm

Sometimes it is hard to imagine that this was just a couple of months ago. Draken and her crew have been through storms on the North Atla...

Press release August 4, 2016 Tall Ship Journey Ends in Green Bay For Draken Harald Hårfagre

Meeting all the people!

We are overwhelmed by all the people how come to greet us in ports! We have met so many people who show so much enthusiasm and interest f...

Drakens is going to make it to Green Bay!

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...

An open letter in regards to the Draken Harald Hårfagre in the wake of the Great Lakes Pilotage regulations

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...

Chicago here we come!

Draken Harald Hårfagre is able to leave Bay City, MI, and sail towards Chicago! We are so grateful for all the people engaging in our eff...

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 Harald Hårfagre is in jeopardy of leaving the Tall Ships Challenge 2016 and the Great Lakes

Unfortunately the project learned, when entering the St Lawrence Seaway, that the ship is required a pilot at all times while at sea with...

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.