Being on the river, and a major river at that, means lots of cruise ships and shipping come our way. But also, on special occasions, we get the odd historical sailing visitor stop in port like the Queen Mary and the QEII.
We’ve also had a full-on Spanish Galleon, a Viking long boat, and even the Tall Ships regatta visit us on a regular basis.
Today I bring you the Viking longboat that visited us BC (before Covid), in 2018, I think.
What was striking at the time was just how small it actually is, especially compared to the tug boat tied up next to it. And yes, this one did sail across the Atlantic. It recreated the route they think original Vikings might have taken to make landfall in Canada before Columbus et al.
Have a great weekend everyone!