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Nao Trinidad brings Magellan’s story of discovery to Sault

The year 2022 marks the 500th anniversary of Magellan’s expedition
Tall Ship Nao Trinidad
Nao Trinidad

This summer, Saultites will get a chance to explore a replica of the tall ship Nao Trinidad.

Docking at the Roberta Bondar Park waterfront from July 28 to 31, this ship-turned-museum features an extensive exhibition of Magellan’s expedition that led to the first circumnavigation of the earth, confirming for the first time that the world was round.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for youth (5-12 years old), with family packages available.

The full release is below: 

The tall ship Nao Trinidad will anchor at the Roberta Bondar Park waterfront July 28 - 31.    

The 100-foot Nao Trinidad replica was the flagship of Magellan’s expedition that led to the first circumnavigation of the earth, confirming for the first time that the world was round. Many take this as the greatest maritime achievement. The year 2022 marks the 500th anniversary of this adventure and it is being celebrated with an extensive exhibition on board the replica historic vessel.  

Converted into a floating museum filled with many exhibits to explore, this three-mast, six sail tall ship can be viewed Thursday through Sunday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.  

Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for youth (5-12 years old), with family packages available (two adults and three children) for $35. Children under 5 are free. Tickets are available at the Community Services Department located in the lobby level of the Ronald A. Irwin Civic Centre or at the Roberta Bondar Marina during regular hours. 

For more information, contact the Roberta Bondar Marina at 705-759-5430.