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The Viking ships have made their mark in the Nordic, maritime culture. Today's Nordic, wooden boats are still being built based on the same tradition as in the Viking Age.

UNESCO ICH Nordic clinker boat nomination

Nomination for the inscription of Nordic Clinker Boat Traditions on UNESCOS Representative List of the Intangible…

In 2016, the Viking ship 'Skjoldungen' conducted an experimental journey along the west coast of Greenland. This year's experimental journey is about 775 nautical miles, from the Sognefjord area in Norway to Roskilde in Denmark. Photo: John Rasmussen

775 nautical miles for the Nordic clinker-building tradition

This summer, Skjoldungen, the Viking Ship Museum’s reconstruction of the smallest of the Viking ships found at…

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