The largest replica Viking longship ever built is seen here arriving in Peel today. The Dragon Harald Fairhair, hand-built in Norway over a period of two years will spend one night moored on Peel Quayside. The longship’s length (57ft/35m) is about half the size of a football pitch and it has 25 pairs of oars. The longship was named after Harald Fairhair, the king who unified Norway. Feel free to make any comments either on this website by clicking the “Write comment” below or by logging onto my Facebook Page enjoy – Click on any of the images for a larger view.