65 sq. meters of sailcloth for the new Ladby Ship

24. March 2014 | 65 sq. meters of sailcloth for the new Ladby Ship

The Vikings were known far and wide for their trailblazing navigation skills. That's why the big sail for the one-to-one reconstruction of the Ladby Ship is so important. The 65 sq. meters of sailcloth to be used for the sail has now arrived at the Viking Museum at Ladby, and during the coming year, volunteers from the Sail & Rig group will be dying the cloth blue and gold, sewing the sail and attaching rope to it. The finished sail will sport blue and gold vertical stripes!

The purchase of sailcloth and other materials for the sail is part of the reconstruction project to build a full-scale copy of the Ladby Ship, funded by the Augustinus Foundation.This work has been underway since the summer of 2011, with the help of 35 volunteers. In early 2014, a group of experts in dying with plants gathered together, and on the basis of their recommendations, the dying of the linen sailcloth will soon begin. You can follow the sailmaking process throughout 2014 at the museum.

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