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Excursions and visits on board historic ship Atyla in Vigo during the festival Iacobus Maris 2023

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The famous historic ship Atyla will be in Vigo for the maritime festival Iacobus Maris Experience 2023 from the 28th to the 30th of July 2023. This is your opportunity to see this astonishing ship closer than ever and even SAIL ON BOARD.

The ship is run by a charity, so apart from living a unique experience, you’ll be contributing to a good cause.

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Activities on board Atyla

Adventure trips as crew

Visits to the ship

Coastal excursions

Join as crew for an adventure trip

Experience a real adventure, living on board and participating in all the activities as a member of the crew.

  • A trip for true adventurers
  • Sail in the open ocean in just 4 or 5 days
  • You don’t need any previous experience
  • Open to ages 15 to 75 from any country
  • Languages on board English & Spanish

Trips available:

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How is the visit? Our crew will welcome you on board and play a video that shows the ship in action. Then you’ll be able to walk around the deck and read several banners with interesting information and engaging questions.

You can also take pictures in front of the helm, or wherever you want. If you post them on social media, please mention us: @atyla_ship

Access to the ship’s interiors is normally not allowed, but you can look through the windows to see how it looks inside or see them here.

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Visit the ship Atyla in Vigo (Iacobus Maris 2023)

When? 28th July 2023, from 12:00 to 14:00

The visit is for free, but we ask you to donate to our Scholarship Fund.

You can donate by putting some cash in the treasure chest that we have on board, or online using the link that you will receive on your confirmation email.

100% of all donations goes to create scholarships for people with fewer resources, so please donate generously if you can.

How is the visit? Our crew will welcome you on board and play a video that shows the ship in action. Then you’ll be able to walk around the deck and read several banners with interesting information and engaging questions.

You can also take pictures in front of the helm, or wherever you want. If you post them on social media, please mention us: @atyla_ship

Access to the ship’s interiors is normally not allowed, but you can look through the windows to see how it looks inside or see them here.

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Sailing excursions in the Vigo estuary (Iacobus Maris 2023)

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Benefic contribution:

49€ adults, 29€ children (1-12 years old). It includes a glass of wine (20cl) or beer/soda/water (33 cl). Extra drinks available at fair prices.

Babies less than 1 year old can join for free and need no reservation.

A 10% of the benefits go to Atyla’s Scholarship Fund.

How is the day trip?

Our crew will welcome you on board and explain the basics of the trip, then we’ll leave the mooring and start sailing. During the trip we’ll try to put up some sails, and you can help with that. There’ll be plenty of cool moments for a picture with the coastal background, with the crew, and in different parts of the ship (remember to mention @atyla_ship if you publish them).

The itinerary of the excursion is: Sailing towards the inside of the estuary, going under the Rande bridge, and getting close to San Simón Island before heading back.

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Other relevant details:

  • There’s a toilet on board you’ll be able to use if you need it.
  • Smoking is allowed on deck. Always try not to disturb anyone and never throw the cigarette butt overboard.
  • To avoid pollution, drinks come in a reusable Atyla glass for a 2€ deposit (please bring cash). You can return it, or keep it as a souvenir.
  • Not being punctual for the departure means losing the ticket.

Spaces are limited. Reserve your excursion here:

Friday 28th of July at 17:00

Saturday 29th of July at 11:00

Saturday 29th of July at 17:00

Sunday 30th of July at 11:00

Notes:

  • The duration of the excursion is 3 hours. The start and end location is the same (see map below).
  • Choose the number of adults and click “add to basket“, then come back to this page to add the number of children (if any).
  • Our cancellation policy applies.
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A unique experience

We go where others don’t. We let you set the sails and feel like a pirate. Our crew takes care of every detail and speaks different languages…

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Handmade using wood in the 1980s. The first historic ship to register as a training ship. Atyla is living history of our maritime culture.
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For the entire family

An active outdoor activity to enjoy the sea and the coast like never before. Suitable for families with children and also for groups of friends.

Frequently asked questions:

What do I need to bring with me?

It is recommended to bring some warm clothing (the temperature at sea is normally lower than on land).

Also, to avoid damaging the joints of the ship’s wooden deck, shoes with heels of thinner than 4 centimetres are not allowed on board. For comfort, we recommend that you wear sport shoes.

What happens if I'm late?

You will see the ship from the shore, sailing away.

We’re sorry, but we need to keep the schedule out of respect for the other people on board.

Boarding starts 5 to 10 minutes before departure, please be on time.

What if the excursion is cancelled due to bad weather?

If you have a reservation and your trip gets cancelled due to bad weather, we will notify you via email at least 3 hours in advance, and we’ll give you the opportunity to choose a different date or obtain a full money refund.

If we don’t get in touch, that means that the excursion is still going on. Atyla is a sturdy seagoing vessel, and the weather has to look quite bad for us to cancel. If it’s just a bit cold or a bit rainy, get a nice jacket or a raincoat and show up, it’s going to be a fun adventure.

What happens if I need to cancel?
What if the excursion I want is sold out?

We recommend you to find a different date available. If that doesn’t fit, you can also get in touch, and we’ll let you know if there are any cancellations, but that rarely happens.

Is this activity recommended for families?

Yes, it definitely is. It’s a fun and interesting activity where both the children and the parents will enjoy doing something active and outdoors in nature.

What to do if I need to get in touch urgently?

We try to answer fast if you use our contact form, but it’s that’s not enough, you can call +34 644 503 471.

Other questions? Send us a message!

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Location of Atyla ship in Vigo

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What is Atyla ship?

A unique ship from Spain that sails around the world

Atyla is a classic sailing vessel built between Soria and Vizcaya in the 80s. It was built following the designs of the ships in the XVIII century. Its history is remarkable, check it out here.

Today, Atyla is the only Spanish wooden ship that regularly participates in international regattas of tall ships and sail training ships. In these regattas, Atyla often receives the prize for the most international crew.

Atyla has been all around Europe, and as far as Russia and Canada in the last 6 years. All of this happens as a charity foundation that promotes life skills like emotional intelligence and intercultural communication.

Pictures & Press

If you take any good pictures or videos of Atyla, please send them to us via email. We can mention you on social media if we publish them.

If you are a journalist, and you want to make an article or piece about Atyla, check out our press dossier. If you publish something please let us know; we love to see articles mentioning Atyla!

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Get involved

Make a donation

Atyla uses 100% of all donations received to provide scholarships for people who cannot afford to join our personal development trips.

Buy a gift card

A gift voucher that does not expire and can be used for any of our trips. You can get it immediately and print it or send it digitally, no deliveries required.