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The Spanish School Tall Ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is again returning to the island from 15 to 18 February 2018, with a diverse program of activities, which includes visits to the ship open to the general public.


Day 15 (Thursday)

18 hours: Entrance of the ship in the port of Funchal.

Day 16 (Friday)

19 hours: Reception on board the ship (for guests).

Day 17 (Saturday)

17 hours: Concert of the ship’s band in Largo da Restauração.

18 hours: Lecture by the Commander of the Ship, at the Sugar Museum.

The Commander will address the following topics: vessel characteristics and XC instructional voyage ‘; (which began with the Portuguese Fernando de Magalhães and which was culminated by the Spanish Juan Sebastián de Elcano, both in the service of the Spanish Crown).

Visits to the ship open to the general public, according to the following schedule: from 09:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 18:00 hours.

Day 18 (Sunday)

17:30: Departure to the sea of ​​the ship.