Posts Tagged ‘Sailing’

Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant

June 6, 2012

There has been much in the press about the BBC’s coverage of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. If, like TOTD, you were wishing that more could have been said about the boats themselves then you might be interested in this guide to the flotilla participants.

http://www2.thamesdiamondjubileepageant.org/FlotillaParticipantsLogin.aspx?ReturnUrl=~%2fFlotillaParticipants.aspx

Viking Quest

March 9, 2010

If your at a loose end one day and fancy getting out on the wide open sea then why not build your own Viking Longship? This little game on the BBC Website can show you how:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/launch_gms_viking_quest.shtml

DISCLAIMER: Thing of the Day does not condone the raiding and looting of monasteries, assaulting monks and the selling of stolen wealth around the trading sites of Scandinavia.