Adventure Series — “The Sail of the Draken Harald Hårfagre”
October 13, 2016
Draken Harald Hårfagre is a clinker-built Viking longship, a reconstruction of what the Norse Sagas refer to as a “Great Ship.” On April 26, 2016, Draken Harald Hårfagre left her home port Haugesund in Norway to begin her expedition to sail to America. The aim of this expedition is to explore and relive one of the most mythological sea voyages – the first transatlantic crossing and the Viking discovery of the New World, more than 1,000 years ago. Captain Björn Ahlander will recount the voyage to date and plans for the future.
Draken Harald Hårfagre is wintering over at Mystic Seaport and can be viewed at our dock at the time of this talk (visitors will not be able to go on board).
StoneRidge, a senior living community located in Mystic, CT is the exclusive sponsor of the Adventure Series at Mystic Seaport.