The Mexican Navy sail training ship Cuauhtémoc was given a salute from vintage guns at the Upper Barrakka when it sailed into Grand Harbour this morning.

The ship has a brick-barca rig with three masts and 23 sails out of which 10 are square sails on the mainmast and foremast and 13 are staysails, with a sail area of 2,368 square meters.

The ship will be open to the public today up to 5pm, and tomorrow, Sunday and Monday between 10am and 8pm. at Valletta Waterfront.

DOI Photo - Carl Farrugia

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