Columbus Ships Pinta and Nina Arrive in Huntington Tuesday

Updated 2 years ago Special to HuntingtonNews.Net
Huntington, WV. - – On Tuesday November 13th  at 12:00  Noon , the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ ships will arrive in Huntington.  The ships will be docked at the Huntington Yacht Club at Harris  Riverfront Park, until their  departure early Tuesday morning  November 20th.

 The ships open to the general public on Wednesday November 14th. The Nina was built by hand, without the use of power tools and  considered to be the most historically correct Columbus Replica ever built.  The Pinta was recently built in Brazil  and is a larger version of the archetypal caravel.   Historians consider the caravel  the Space Shuttle of the fifteenth century.

      While in port,  the general public are invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, self-guided  tour.  Admission charges are $8.00  for adults, $7.00 for seniors, and $6.00 for students 5 – 16.    Children 4 and under are Free.  The ships are open every day from 9:00  a.m. to 5:00 p.m.    No reservations necessary. 

    

     Teachers or  organizations wishing to schedule a 30 minute guided tour with a crew member  should call 1 787 672 2152 and leave a message.    Minimum of 15.  $5.00 per  person.    No Maximum.  Visit our website at www.thenina.com  OR EMAIL columfnd@surfbvi.com.  

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