"Using clues he gleaned from the Icelandic Sagas, his experience as a
professional navigator, and from his voyages on "Borgunknarren"a 60'
Viking ship replicaLeif K. Karlsen reveals the secrets of Viking
navigation. Karlsen has done extensive research on the Viking "sunstone"
and "horizon board" and explains how they work. This is an interesting,
valuable, and educational contribution to the understanding of the
Vikings' success as navigators and seamen."
Dr. Alf Lunder Knudsen, Editor Emeritus Western Viking
The Norwegian Voice of America -Since 1889
To download a summary of the navigation technique covered in the book, read this excerpt from Navigator's Newsletter ISSUE 93, FALL 2006 (PDF file) [Click Here]
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