Print
Hospitality

Columbus Ship Replica Comes To Wilmington

By Sherri Crawford, posted May 17, 2019
A replica of one of Christopher Columbus’ historic ships is now moored in downtown Wilmington.
 
Modeled after the Santa Maria, the Nao Santa Maria is on display at Port City Marina, 10 Harnett St., through May 19. The Santa Maria was among the three ships Columbus used in 1492.
 
The replica set sail in 2017 to mark the 525th anniversary of Columbus’ voyage from Spain. It was built in Spain by the Nao Victoria Foundation in 2017 and weighs 200 tons.
 
Visitors can tour four decks and talk to crew members about their sailing experiencesain, followed by a voyage to the U.S.
 
Daily tour hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids (ages 5-10) and $25 for families (two adults and up to three children).
 
Tickets are available for purchase at the dock, or in advance at Eventbrite.com.
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Dave sweyer 300 x 300

Is It Time To Adjust The Rental Rate On Your Investment Property?

Dave Sweyer - Sweyer Property Management
Jasonpathfinder3

What Is A Financial Plan?

Jason Wheeler - Pathfinder Wealth Consulting
Mike stonestreet 300x300

When And How To Make Changes To Your Association's Governing Documents

Mike Stonestreet - CAMS (Community Association Management Services)

Trending News

Panda Express Expected To Open This Week

Jessica Maurer - Dec 11, 2019

Southport Restaurant Closes Its Doors

Jessica Maurer - Dec 11, 2019

Vantaca Moves To MegaCorp's Former Headquarters

Johanna Cano - Dec 10, 2019

Local United Way CEO Retires

Cece Nunn - Dec 11, 2019

White, Olson-Boseman Talk Hospital, Unlikely Partnership At Power Breakfast

Cece Nunn - Dec 12, 2019

In The Current Issue

Filming Reels In Jobs, Spending

Film recruiters this year landed five productions in Wilmington, and all but one project has wrapped....


Retiree Volunteers: 'We're Just Not Done Yet'

More than 6 out of 10 adults age 55 and older engage in some volunteer activity in the U.S. The sizeable number of volunteering retirees can...


NHRMC Building Plans Continue

Even though New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s future ownership status remains up in the air, the health system has not pulled back on it...

Book On Business

The 2019 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2019 Health Care Heroes
August 26, 2019 Power Breakfast: A Healthy Sale?
2019 WILMA Leadership Accelerator
2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`