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Unión will take part in Velas LatinoAmérica Cozumel 2018

Tall Ships Network has announced that Unión will be taking part in Velas LatinoAmérica Cozumel 2018.

About Unión

BAP Unión is a 115.75m class A full rigged barque launched in 2014. BAP Union, a Sail Training tall ship operated by the Peruvian Navy Since 1985 it has been the intention of Peru to build a Sail Training tall ship for its navy, though due to many economic issues in the years since, it wasn't until 2010 that the project for BAP Unión was finally approved. Following three years of construction, she was then commissioned in early 2016 during a ceremony attended by the President of Peru, ...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 More
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Please note that appearances can change with little or no notice. This information was correct at the time of publishing by Marina de Guerra del Peru on February 3, 2018.

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