Excursion to the shipyard of wooden shipbuilding "Varyag"
• Excursion to the shipyard of wooden shipbuilding "Varyag"
As part of the Great Expedition Onega in Karelia part of our team visited the wooden shipbuilding yard "Varyag". It is situated next to the port in a large hangar. "Varyag" - a unique (if not the only) of its kind venture is engaged in designing and construction of wooden ships, such as offshore cruising sailing yachts and training sailing ships, recreational sailing and motor boats, traveling and tourist boats, fishing boats, sea boats Yal-2 types, Yal-4, 6-Yal, recreational sailers rowing boats, boats traditional folk "Soim" "kizhanka" "Finn" et al.
A major focus is to build replicas of ships in the style of an old sailing and steam ships. In the process of construction are used:
- traditional and modern technologies and materials;
- Complete set of ships for domestic and imported equipment from leading manufacturers;
- architectural design interior decoration and exterior decoration.
At the entrance to the hangar, I immediately saw the woodcarver who grind just such a head - bow of the ship ornaments.
He did not have to remember where I have seen a very similar.
We all remember Drakkar 2 in Vyborg on the waterfront? In 1984, film director Stanislav Rostockiy shot near Vyborg historical film "And on stones trees grow", telling about the Slavic youth, as fate has become a Viking. After the end of the director gave the boat the city in gratitude for their help in the filming. they made were just at the shipyard "Varyag".
is the figurehead on the Drakkar Viking in Vyborg. Drakkar (from the Old Norse Drage - "Dragon" and Kar - "ship", literally - "ship-dragon") - a wooden Viking ship, a long and narrow, with a highly-curved bow and stern.
In the 20 years of the shipyard built a few dozen motor and motor sailing ships and hundreds of boats and boat, including:
- copies of historical sailing XIV - XVIII centuries;
- Russian sea and river boat and Struga XI-XV centuries;
- copies of Boat of Peter I and Catherine the Great for the Tsarskoye Selo museum and Pereslavl-Zaleski;
- copies of Viking ships to Vyborg;
- floating models of ancient sailing and rowing boats for the filming of the English series "Hornblower" and the Russian film "Passenger" directed by Stanislav Govorukhin.
another ship in the stocks at the shipyard. Orders with shipyards enough, do not sit without a job. Court made not only for customers from Russia, but also from abroad, so they can be found in England, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Finland, the Caribbean and the Canary Islands.
The shipyard of wooden shipbuilding "Varyag" - one of the few businesses where carefully preserve and develop the traditions of Russian wooden shipbuilding.
It is recommended to view the website of "Varyag". There you can see all the work the shipyard, including the Drakkar.
Learning skiff inwards and evaluate build quality.
The build quality is a matter of respect.
The rows of rivets, carefully tailored details.
Then the master grinds beneath her oars.
Yal-6, structural drawing of the housing.
Right with orange beads tourist boat project "Grumant-30T". Designed for lovers of long-distance sea travel and recreation.
Motor sailers craft project "Askold-65" is intended for use as a pleasure in inland waters.
The external appearance of the vessel is an attempt to reconstruct Russian river boat of the XV century. It is on this ship Tver merchant Athanasius Nikitin could start his famous journey "three seas".
Near the Askold is build another vessel.
In the office, "Varyag" we talked about already realized projects. Many private customers who are asked to build a replica of a historic ship is always selected by his legend, for example, to lure tourists
What's pleased in the office - so it is office furniture, all Handmaiden of an array of individual sizes
On the table, a draft of a new vessel.
draw inspiration from everywhere.
The ships are decorated here such boards on which the carver does the whole story. Here fishermen go on a fishing trip.
That is the giant pike, which they met.
So they caught her, cooked from her soup and teeth, apparently went to the jewelry. Below is the story unfolds about the wind and the sea snake swimming through the waves.
Then something is not clear, apparently eats snakes bathing girl and becomes a mermaid
Here's a tour turned out.