Straight from the Vikings

Points East contributor Dan Raycroft poses next to the clinker built fishing vessel Afi in Husavik, Iceland on a recent trip. “My son Matt and I have been visiting Iceland for the past several days. This little village of Husavik on the north coast is so charming and the wooden boats are fabulous.”

The clinker style of construction, where planks are fastened to each other, was a method of construction favored by the Vikings.