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Nao Trinidad scheduled to arrive on Friday, February 2

Nao Trinidad boat

Public tours tentatively scheduled to begin same day at 11:00am

On Friday, February 2, the City of St. Augustine is set to welcome the Spanish sailing vessel, Nao Trinidad, to the St. Augustine Municipal Marina as part of the 2024 celebration of the relationship between St. Augustine and Avilés, Spain. It is anticipated to open to the public by 11:00am that same day for tours; however, should there be complications with the ship’s arrival, that schedule is subject to change. The ship tentatively is scheduled to remain in St. Augustine through the end of April.

The Trinidad is a 150-ton, 93-foot replica of the flagship of the Magellan-Elcano Expedition that led to the first circumnavigation of the Earth, confirming for the first time that the Earth is round.  The ship boasts three masts and a bowsprit and is built of African hardwood and pinewood.

While in port, this floating museum will be open for guided and self-guided tours, including the ship's four decks, complete with information panels relating the history of the ship and the experience of Spanish sailors over 500 years ago.

Media outlets are invited for a tour and photo opportunity on Saturday, February 3, at 9:00am, following brief remarks from St. Augustine Mayor Nancy Sikes-Kline.

Questions and media inquiries for the Trinidad may be directed to Paulina Salcido at 210.286.3080 or via email at paulina@fundacionnaovictoria.org, or Brenda Parra at 904.770.0293 or via email at bparra@fundacionnaovictoria.org.

Questions and media inquiries for the City of St. Augustine may be directed to Melissa Wissel, Communications Director, at 904.825.1053 or via email at mwissel@citystaug.com.

For the full press packet, click here.

To purchase tickets, click here.

Nao Trinidad Poster


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