It's the moment of truth for our intrepid adventurers keen to follow in the steps of the Vikings.
They're planning to row the world's biggest ever replica Viking ship on the Mersey next year.
And last night we left them getting to grips with oars for the first time.
Many of the volunteers have never rowed before so taking to the water could be a tough call.
In the last of his reports from Norway, our correspondent Andy Bonner joins the happy crew as they finally get chance to put their training into practice.