Film Showing - The Vaila Mae

Film Showing - The Vaila Mae

Monday, August 7th 2017 11:00am - 11:00am

The Sixareen was vital to island life in Shetland for centuries. Follow the step-by-step construction of the first new Sixareen to be built in Shetland in over a century in this 45 minute film, which also tells the story of this unique type of traditional Shetland Boat.

The Vaila Mae is part of the Shetland Museum and Archives replica floating collection and you will be able to take a trip in her every day during Shetland Boat Week from the dock outside.

The main feature runs for approximately 45 minutes.

This is a free event and no booking is required.

Category: Community Events