Esmeralda Returns to Valparaiso

June 5, 2021 (Google Translation) – The journey began on Monday, February 8, when the School Ship “Esmeralda” set sail from the Molo de Abrigo to begin its LXVI Instruction Cruise, which, like last year, was carried out by national waters due to the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus. Under the command of Captain Oscar Manzano, the crew consisted of…

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Esmeralda Cadets Visits Navarino Island

March 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Sailors and Midshipmen were able to learn about the local history and the Yagans themselves, enriching their Instruction Cruise with a visit that brings them closer to the importance and significance of Navarino Island. Within the framework of the LXVI Instruction Cruise, the crew of the “Esmeralda” School Ship carried out, on Monday,…

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano Arrives at the Strait of Magellan for 500th Anniversary

October 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Replicating the feat carried out by the Magellan-Elcano expedition 500 years ago, the training ship ‘Juan Sebastian de Elcano’, accompanied by the Chilean Navy training ship ‘Esmeralda’, sailed through the Strait of Magellan, arriving at Punta Arenas after both sister ships rendezvoused at sea yesterday. It has previously been announced that ARA Libertad was…

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