Calling Sailors Around the World

Lauren Delker and Alexis Rivers

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Captain Ferdinand Magellan

I was born in Sabrosa, Portugal in 1480. I spent most of my life studying mapmaking and navigation. I went to Queen Leonora's School of Pages in Lisbon. There, I studied heavily in navigation, astronomy, and cartography. When I was about 20 years old I started sailing in large groups and combat. This gave me great experience in sailing and navigation. I later on explored Malacca which is now present day Malaysia and helped in the conquest of Malacca's port. In 1517, I moved to Spain to make my skills available to the Spanish court. I began studying all types of navigation and Greek theologies. I believe that the Earth is round and I am determined to yet find a shorter route to the Spice Islands by sailing west.
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Hop on board!

For this voyage we will take five fully supplied ships, known as the Trinidad, the San Antonio, the Conception, the Victoria, and the Santiago and depart Seville, Spain on September 20th, 1519. Once we leave Spain, we will hug the northeast coast of South America then make our way around the eastern tip of South America. After we make way around South America, we will go across the Pacific Ocean. We will visit the Philippine Islands and finally reach the Spice Islands. There we will collect the world's most valuable spices and trade with other merchants. You will experience lots of trade and luxury while on this voyage. Only the most honorable, brave men sail. Climb on board for a life changing experience!


Saturday, Sep. 20th 1519 at 3pm


Return date: September, 1522.