Norwegian Tall Ship "Sørlandet" at the Sail In parade from IJmuiden to Amsterdam (North Sea Canal), Sail Amsterdam 2010 (Holland)
The "Sørlandet" is the oldest of the three Norwegian Tall Ships and the oldest full-rigged ship in the world still in operation. Sørlandet is a former training ship for boys, now used for offering "adventure cruises for 'youth' of all ages", based in Kristiansand, Norway. Sørlandet was built in 1927 at Høivolds Mekaniske Verksted in Kristiansand. Originally built without an engine, the engine and propeller were installed in 1958.