Have a one of a kind event this summer aboard the 170- foot El Galeon! For a limited time this 495-ton wooden replica of a Spanish galleon will be joining Hornblower’s fleet for 8 days only in July. Transform ordinary parties, events and product launches into unique and adventurous on-the-water experiences.
Private charters start at 30K! El Galeon fits up to 200 – 225 guests
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El Galeón is a 170-foot, 495-ton, detailed wooden replica of a galleon that was part of Spain’s West Indies fleet. During the Viva Florida 500 Voyage, it will cover more than 3500 nautical miles with 28 crew members aboard, maneuvering more than 9,600 square feet of sail area, as it was done in the 16th Century. The ship is owned by the Nao Victoria Foundation of Seville, Spain.
El Galeón began its historic Viva Florida 500 Voyage in Spain and stopped in Puerto Rico, where Ponce de León once was governor. The ship’s Florida route was similar to the one Ponce de León sailed 500 years ago, and the crew is using the navigational technology of that era.
Ponce de León’s arrival in Florida in April 1513 marked the beginning of a European presence in what is now the U.S. mainland. He also is credited with discovering the Gulf Stream, which led to development of the early trade routes between Spain and the Americas.
To inquire about our customization event packages, contact Jacqueline Troccoli at: 646.576.8408, [email protected] or fill out the form to the right.
To inquire about our customizable event packages, contact us directly at 646-576-8400 or fill out the form to your right.