If you ever go to Stockholm you should go to the Vasa museum to see what cruising was all about back in the serious square rigger days. The story of the ship's misfortune and its recovery 1/3 of a millennium later are equally captivating.
I still remember the evening when the only TV channel news broadcast Aktuellt announced that Vasa had been found. I also remember when it was announced on April 1st that the ship was to be raised from the bottom; "This has to be a joke, right ?".
Sweden`s 17th century warship gets a facelift
is the story about the refit