The Foundation Embla
The foundation Embla was a fact. It was the war that broke out in former Yugoslavia in 1992 that put thoughts into action to do something. And something was done: "We are building a Viking ship, which will be a peace ship" "We turn war into peace," was our slogan.The boat builder Jacob Helset had faith in the project and start the construction.
The idea of a female ship was first launched in York in 1990. The idea of a PEACE SHIP was created around the kitchen table with Brit on Vartdal, 24 In October 1992. 4 creative women from Eid, Volda and Herøy were gathered. and the idea was launched. The process was started.Read more