University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Building a Færing (four-oared boat) of the Norse Tradition

Instructor:
John Biggeheved


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA109-2/5 February 5, 2022
Crs #:
907
Date:
Sun Feb 06
Time:
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
9/98
Room:
Cottages
Course Category:
Track:
No track assigned
Description
This class will be a slideshow of building a Norwegian Færing using traditional construction methods. The boat was made of oak and pine planks with iron rivets. She shares many characteristics of boats from the Viking era.