The Amistad
A reproduction of a cargo schooner
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Ye Mystic Krewe of the Santa Margarita
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The Nina, under sail
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The Nina, under full sail
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Another view, under full sail
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Our first view of the Nina, with her flags flying
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Kimiko's so excited she can hardly wait
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A little history about the old and the new Nina. I bet you didn't know her real name was the Santa Clara.
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A view of the top of the main mast. Note the large pully on the masthead used to raise the mainsail.
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Picture of the new Nina under construction in Brasil. - View 1
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The new Nina was built by a group of shipbuilders in Brazil that still use the same techniques used during Columbus' day. - View 2
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Under construction, view 3
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The ship's cannon. Keep in mind that this is a merchant ship from 1492 being used for exploration purposes.
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Under sail in the Cayman Islands. If you visit there, you can take her out to sea for short rides yourself.