Longboats are actually short

The “longboats” that are shown in documentaries and in pictures are actually just closely zoomed in shots to make them look much larger than they really are.
Those style boats of the time, often from the Iberian Peninsula were very small and not seaworthy. They were a very small people and would at most fit two people and a goat on a “longboat”. The larger Nordic peoples would not have fit on them at all.
Over time some museums and people with a vested interest in maintaining the “Viking” myth have created entirely fake boats that are large enough to hold people just to fit their narrative.