Tag: Sailor


Anyone holidaying in the Isle of Man this weekend need not be alarmed if they see a hoard of marauding Danes rowing along the harbour – it’s just people in Viking fancy dress costumes.

A longboat race is to be held in Peel tomorrow (July 17th 2010), with 840 rowers set to participate, Isle of Man Today reports.

There will be teams for men, women and children, with each one required to race from the harbour mouth to a buoy and back again as quickly as possible.

As an incentive, those who finish in first,