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Tall Ships Network has announced that Libertad will be taking part in Velas LatinoAmérica Cozumel 2018.
ARA Libertad is a 103.75m class A full rigged ship launched in 1956. Libertad, a Sail Training tall ship operated by the Argentine Navy As a Sail Training school for the Argentine Navy and a goodwill ambassador for the nation, the tall ship ARA Libertad has now sailed over 1.5 million kilometres (800,000 NM) since her maiden voyage in 1961. Her journey has seen her visit around 60 countries to date, training over 11,000 naval cadets and taking part in many key tall ships events such as Operation ...Read More
Velas LatinoAmérica Cozumel 2018 takes place between August 21, 2018 and August 23, 2018
An international fleet of tall ships takes over the city of Cozumel in Mexico for Velas LatinoAmérica Cozumel 2018. As a part of the Velas LatinoAmérica 2018 series it’s all about strengthening bonds between the many Navies and nations participating, an idea that extends beyond the 1500+ crew members to the many thousands of visitors expected to descend on the city for a celebration like no other. It’s a quite unique opportunity for the general public to step aboard so many of the worlds most beautiful naval tall ships - so far at least ...Read More
This event is a part of Velas LatinoAmérica 2018 which takes place between March 25, 2018 – September 2, 2018
Velas LatinAmerica 2018 will see a fleet of at least 12 Class A naval tall ships come together to sail over 12,000 nautical miles across 157 days, visiting 18 festivals in 12 South America countries. The regatta - which includes a rounding of Cape Horn - aims primarily to strengthen bonds between the Navies and nations participating. Whilst the festivities in port play a key role in this, the time at sea is also significant in that crew exchanges will be held between the many participating tall ships, a challenge found to be significant in developing professional, intellectual and cultural awareness among the 1,500+ crew members who take part. Now ...Read MoreRead More about Libertad
Please note that appearances can change with little or no notice. This information was correct at the time of publishing by Tall Ships Network on February 3, 2018.