|Välkommen till Blanka skeppslag|
is a replica of a rural sailing ship from the beginning of the 14th
century. The origin was found at archeological excavations at
Helgeandsholmen in Stockholm in front of the House of Parliament, where
the Stockholm Mediaeval Museum is now situated.
ship was built inside the Museum, using mediaeval technique, material
and methods, altogether true to the origin. It was launched in 1990.
Skeppslag (Blanka Ship Team), a non-profit association, has sailed and
taken care of the ship since 2004, with support of the Museum, and was
in 2018 trusted with the full ownership.
keep it fit for sailing, meet regularly for sailmaking and various
handicrafts in winter and offer anyone interested to take part in our
shorter or longer tours every summer to experience and learn mediaeval
sailing. By joining our team you will be able to discover the amazing
Swedish archipelago – and help keeping Blanka alive. No prior sailing
experience is necessary if you are prepared to learn.
summer she seeks various harbors in the Stockholm archipelago and the
lake Mälaren, e.g. Birka. Her winters are spent in Färingsö, where
all spring and autumn work is carried out by the team.
to embark! Easily done by sending our annual fee 200 SEK (students 100)
to pg 116 60 – 8, Blanka Skeppslag, adding your name and contact
information (postal address, telephone, e-mail address etc).
Theo Fick, firstname.lastname@example.org
tel 072 622 31 80