First Year Cadets Learn on Talls Ship Esmeralda

June 7, 2019 (Google Translation) – As part of the professional training activities scheduled for this year by the Naval School “Arturo Prat” , this June 6, the first year cadets of the campus visited the School Ship “Esmeralda” , which will initiate her sixty-fourth Instructional Cruise this June 9. The activity was carried out in order to carry out a practical Nautical class on board, in which the cadets had to apply the nomenclature and go through all the maneuvering stations, understanding the purpose and rationale of each element.…

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Tall Ship Gloria Awarded Order of the Congress of Colombia

March 22, 2019 (Google Translation) – The ARC “Gloria” School Ship of the Colombian Navy received two recognitions in the Elliptical Hall of the Congress of the Republic. The Senate awarded the Order of the Congress of Colombia in the rank of Commander and the House of Representatives conferred the Order of Democracy Simón Bolívar, in the degree of Cruz Comendador. During the acknowledgment held at the National Capitol, former President of the Congress Dr. Efraín José Cepeda Sarabia and the Representative to the Chamber for La Guajira, Alfredo Rafael…

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ARA Libertad Shifts to Puerto Belgrano

March 11, 2019 (Google Translation) – There you will perform different maintenance tasks. It has on board naval cadets and members of the Naval Integration Course (CUINA) that will develop their professional navigation practices. Mar del Plata – This morning the frigate ARA “Libertad” sailed from the Mar del Plata Naval Base to the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base. Present were the Director General of Education of the Navy, Rear Admiral Fernando Emir Maglione, accompanied by the Commander of the Atlantic Naval Area and Head of the Mar del Plata Naval…

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano Crosses Atlantic Entirely by Sail

February 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – The ship-school “Juan Sebastián de Elcano”, that is realizing his XCI cruise of instruction of midshipmen, has completed his seventh crossing of the Atlantic Ocean entirely to sail, sixth sailing towards the West, in his more than 90 years of service. The veteran brigantine-schooner, went to sea on January 21 from Santa Cruz de Tenerife at 1700h, gave his knife rig as a farewell to the island and in gratitude for the hospitality of its people, and began his navigation to mixed until 2100h…

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Colombian Navy Welcomes Polish Tall Ship

January 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – The National Navy, through the Naval Academy of Cadets “Almirante Padilla”, welcomed the Ship of the Maritime University of Gdynia “Dar Młodzieży”, from Poland, which will be in Cartagena this 30 and 31 January. The event was held at the Edurbe pier, located in the Manga neighborhood, with the participation of the Polish Ambassador to Colombia, the Deputy Director of the Naval School and representatives of the Ministry of Maritime Economy of Poland; the band of musicians of the Naval School sang the anthem…

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INS Tarangini returns after Vogage across the World

October 30, 2018 – The sail training ship of Indian Navy, INS Tarangini based at Kochi, returned after a seven month long sailing across the world to a grand reception at naval base, Kochi on 30 Oct 18. The ship was received by Rear Admiral RJ Nadkarni, VSM, Chief of Staff, Southern Naval Command. A welcoming ceremony was conducted by the Southern Naval Command at South Jetty of the naval base to mark the occasion. Captain Varun Singh, SC, Senior Officer First Training Squadron and a number of senior officers,…

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Tall Ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano Visits Charleston

Between July 11 and 17, the school ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ made a stopover in Charleston (South Carolina, USA), which was the sixth visit to this port in its 90 years of service, being the previous one in 1985 33 years ago. Charleston has been the tenth visited port and the eighth in the Americas. The United States has become the seventh country visited in this XC instructional cruise. On the morning of the 16th, the festivity of the Virgin of Carmen, patron saint of the Navy, was celebrated…

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Young Endeavour races to 30th birthday

The countdown is on as the Royal Australian Navy operated tall ship Young Endeavour approaches her 30th birthday, with celebrations planned in Sydney. The 44-metre brigantine was the bicentenary gift from Britain to the people of Australia. Commanding Officer Young Endeavour, Lieutenant Commander Mike Gough said the ship was an important gift between the nations. “Young Endeavour was purpose-built by Britain to help Australia celebrate. This generous gift was a big deal at the time and she continues to play an important role in the life of young Australians.” “More…

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USCGC Eagle 2017 Training Schedule

2017 EAGLE SUMMER TRAINING SCHEDULE The Coast Guard Barque Eagle will leave Baltimore April 26th bound for New London to commence the 2017 cadet summer training program. Eagle and her crew have been at the Coast Guard Yard facility in Baltimore as part of a Service Life Extension Project that will keep the ship away from its home port of New London, Connecticut, for several years. Eagle, also known as “America’s Tall Ship” is the largest tall ship flying the Stars and Stripes and the only square-rigger in U.S. government service. The ship was…

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