https://www.tampabaynavyleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/NLUS_Logo.jpg 300 300 Jason Allen https://www.tampabaynavyleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/NLUS_Logo_Color-180x180.jpg Jason Allen2017-04-22 06:40:522017-04-22 06:40:52Tall Ship Gunilla in Tampa Bay
The TS Gunilla tied up alongside the Port side of the SS American Victory Merchant Marine ship located behind the Florida Aquarium, 8-11 April.
This tall beauty has a 50-meter-long three-mast barque, with a total sail area of 1,000m² and holds a professional crew of 11 and 44 trainees/pupils. Training Ship Gunilla is an integral part of the Swedish school system, taking Swedish pupils aged 16-19 years on a unique educational journey, with the world as their classroom.
She sails year long taking pupils on five separate trips. Itineraries include a sail from Safi (Morocco) to Miami and Tampa (the US) via Cape Verde, Grenada and the Dominican Republic. Second year from Öckerö (Sweden) down to Cadiz (Spain) via Germany, France, England and Portugal. And third year they start and stop in Miami (the US) sailing to Cuba, Belize, Mexico and Tampa (the US).