Málaga is getting ready to live an exceptional event. A Maritime Festival that brings together for the first time, three of the most famous ships of our history, from September 19th to 23rd.
A unique opportunity to see these masterpieces of river carpentry and the Spanish maritime culture of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries through exhibitions prepared with full detail, so that the visitor can feel like the Spanish sailors did 500 years ago. Authentic floating museums that revive history through the senses.
La Nao Victoria, faithful replica of the boat that made the First World Tour with Magallanes and Elcano is a boat of pine and oak, 26 meters long and 7 manga, with 4 sticks that sail 7 sails, built with maximum rigor historical. During the years 2004/2006 he completed his own tour around the world and since then he has made several tours of the USA. and European countries such as France, England, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Lithuania or Poland.
The Galeón Andalucía, is an imposing vessel of 55 meters in length, iroko and pine wood, 4 sticks and 930 m2 of sail area in its seven sails. He sailed to China to participate in the Expo Shanghai 2010, and on his return he crossed the Atlantic to visit Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico, USA. and Canada, calling in more than 70 cities like New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Miami, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Toronto or Quebec. He is currently working on a successful tour of northern Europe.
La Nao Santa María, replica of the flagship of the expedition in which Christopher Columbus starred in the union between two worlds. Recently built, it is a full-scale replica full of details that do not leave visitors indifferent. Set in the time, when you walk around its decks you will feel like the sailors did that undoubtedly changed the history of navigation.
The Maritime Festival also offers the possibility of sailing* on board La Mona, a classic sailboat of 12.9 meters in length perfect to enjoy privileged views of the city of Malaga and its mountains, while enjoying the navigability of a boat perfect for amateurs or people who want to start in the world of sailing.
* Departures every day, check schedules, places and prices.