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Every year, Norwegian boats are issued with an equal amount of twigs, black garbage bags some duct tape and( I think, some string) by their fellow countrymen and they are expected to use their Viking imaginations to create model (.5m)sailboats capable of crossing the harbour from the Marina to the wall, through the wake of incoming boats. Some inovative designs come out of this effort including multihulls.

Some boats are destined to sink shortly after launching, but some are amazingly tenacious braving huge tender wakes and continuing on to their destination.

It is great fun to watch, even if you are not a Viking.

There are some bearded, horn hats running around in dinghies trying to give their boats an advantage. But only the tenacious few make it to the other wall.
Howard and Jayne [ Just Imagine ] 24-Feb-2007