All voyages contribute to our knowledge of Viking ships and sailing, but we have more material from some trips than others. Here we have collected the largest and best covered voyages over the years.
On these pages you can read all about previous trips and see the ships' routes on interactive maps, where you can find links to logbooks, diaries and information about the historical sites the ships sail by on their travels.
Out of the Viking Ship Museum's boat ciollection, there is about 9 boats sailed by members of a volunteer crew.
It's all uniqe boats, each with their own special history and charactristics.
Follow this link to read about how to become a member of one of the Viking ship's boat guilds.
Learn about the Viking Age crew
The Norwegian Gulating law From the 1100 - 1200 includes several passages about the building process, manning the fleet, rules for the skipper, steersman and cook and war equipment.
» Read about the crew on the Viking long ships; what their responsibilties and assigments on board were...