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Two crew members rowing as part of a team of 30 on board Havhingsten. Note the removal of deck planks to allow for a more efficient rowing position. For more information see…
Hurstwic recently conducted some rowing experiments aboard a reproduction Viking ship to learn more about how Viking-age sailors may have rowed their ships. The data collected from our measurement devices allows us to form some speculative…

Oli Stewart, a member of the Sea Stallion crew, demonstrates good rowing technique on board the largest reconstructed Viking Ship - Havhingsten. Thirty of the crew row at any one time, achieving over 4.5 knots in good conditions.
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