Author Results for Knut Djupedal

The Nordfjordfaering of Western Norway: Changes in Ancient Small Boat Design in Response to New Technology

By Knut Djupedal

The faering is a traditonal sea-boat of western Norway, double-ended with four oars and 16-18 feet in length. This article describes the craft and the history of its use as a working boat, the introduction of the outboard motor into the Nordfjord district of western Norway, and finally describes the modification and development of the […] Read More

Filed under: North Sea | Other (Twentieth C)
Subjects include: Leisure & Small Craft | Shipbuilding & Design