Juan Sebastián de Elcano Stops in Montevideo

January 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – Between January 7 and 12, the “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” school ship made a stopover in Montevideo, which has been the sixth scale of the XCII Instruction Cruise. Montevideo was a port of land 500 years ago by the Magallanes-Elcano expedition in its effort to discover the sea passage to what was then known as…

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Spanish Navy Tall Ship Receives Certificate From NOAA

January 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – This week the school ship “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” has received from the “National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration” (NOAA) the certificate of responsibility by which he is recognized with the highest of ratings on commitment and compliance with restrictions at the Stellwagen whale sanctuary in the North Atlantic. During its XCI instruction cruise, specifically…

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Spanish Tall Ship Juan Sebastian de Elcano Visited Brazil

December 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – Between Tuesday 10 and Sunday 15 December, the ship-school “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” made a stop at the port of Rio de Janeiro. This is the third scale of the XCII Instruction Cruise and involves the 30th visit to this city, and the 59th visit to the Federative Republic of Brazil. For the “Juan…

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Juan Sebastian Departs Cadiz for Training Cruise

November 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – On the morning of Sunday, November 3, the “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” Ship-School sailed from the port of Cádiz to begin the XCII Instruction Cruise. The official exit was presided by the Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy, also attending the main civil and military authorities of the city. The ship, under the…

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano pays homage to Blas de Lezo in Cartagena de Indias

March 8, 2019 (Google Translation) – On March 2, during her stopover in the Colombian city of Cartagena de Indias, the crew and midshipmen of the School Ship “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” participated in a tribute to the distinguished Spanish sailor, Lieutenant General D. Blas de Lezo and Olavarrieta. In the same scenario in which one of the most glorious…

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano Returns to Cádiz After XC Midshipmen’s Instructional Cruise

August 13, 2018 (Google Translation) – The “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” School-Ship landed on the dock “Ciudad de Cádiz” on the 11th of Cádiz port, where, after six months of deployment, their relatives and friends awaited them. The brig-schooner was received by the Admiral of the Fleet Juan Rodríguez Garat. Once on board, after singing the “Salve Marinera”, we disembarked…

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Juan Sebastian de Elcano Begins XC Instruction Cruise

Google Translation On the morning of yesterday, February 11, the School Ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ sailed from the port of Cádiz to start his XC Crucero de Instrucción. At the official exit, presided by the Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral General Teodoro López Calderón, attended the main civil and military authorities of the area. [smartslider3 slider=63]…

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