Locals and guests alike in St Maarten this weekend will be treated with free access to an impressive view of sail training vessel Sørlandet! Caribbean Sail Training announced that on Sunday, February 9, the Port of Marigot will host the Norwegian Sørlandet at Galisbay pier.
The 64.15-metre/ 210.5-foot sail training vessel will be open for public viewing from 10am until 4pm local time. Guests will have to park their cars outside the harbour and a shuttle will transport them to and from the vessel.
Sørlandet is the world’s oldest and most authentic fully-rigged ship still in active service. The ship was built in Kristiansand, Norway, in 1927 as a full-rigged ship for training young people for the merchant marine.
The 2019-2020 voyage plan started in Kristiansand, Norway, and visits France, Spain, Italy, Morocco, Canary Islands, the Cabo Verde Islands, Brazil, Barbados, St. Martin/ St. Maarten, Jamaica, New York, the Azores, the Netherlands and back to Norway.
Don’t miss out on this amazing day!