2019 Summer Training Cruise

Day 17-20: ¡Viva Vigo!

Posted on: May 28, 2019

On May 21, we finally pulled into Vigo, Spain, after 12 days at sea. After crossing the Atlantic, it was great to walk off the gangway and onto terra firma for shore leave!

On our first day in Vigo, a group of Midshipmen visited the Spanish Naval Academy; they toured the campus and learned a great deal about maritime education in Spain. We also had some time to explore the city, meet locals, and take in the sights. Throughout our stay, the weather has been wonderful – warm and sunny but with a nice breeze to keep us cool.

After three days in port, we cast off our lines, bound this time for Barcelona.

Disclaimer: Due to the Training Ship’s limited connectivity to the Internet, blog postings are delayed and are not intended for real-time communication. To communicate with your student, please send messages to his or her issued e-mail address.