Curaçao Sail Foundation

 

 

 

 

       

 

PROGRAM OF VELAS LATINOAMERICA CURACAO 2018

SUNDAY 15 JULY
06:15 - 06:30 CANNON HONORS
06:30 - 08:30 HAPPY VELAS WALK-IN (Brion Square via Roodeweg > Brion Square)
06:30 - 12:00 SAIL IN into Anna Bay
10:00 - 12:00 WORLD CUP FINALS (± 11:00) (Brion Square)
08:00 – 12:00 WELCOME CEREMONIES 
13:00             OPEN HOUSE Tall Ships for visitors. On all docks.
13:30 - 15:10 CANNON HONORS Hs. Ms. Friesland.  
15:00 - 16:00 Bridge sliding (RNN) into Anna Bay.
16:30 - 17:30 Formation sailing.
19:00 - 20:00 OFFICIAL OPENING Velas Latinoamérica Curaçao 2018. 

MONDAY 16 JULY
08:30 - 09:00 PRESS CONFERENCE.
09:30 - 10:00 PROTOCOL VISIT Captains Tall Ships.  
09:00 - 13:00 SIGHTSEEING shuttle 
10:00             Kleine Werf + Motet Werf open for visitors.
10:00 - 17:00 ACTIVITIES on Kleine Werf + Motet Werf. 
10:00 - 17:00 OPEN HOUSE Hs.Ms. Friesland (Motet Werf). 
10:00 - 13:00 Tall Ships open to tours for youngsters and schools. (By appointment)
13:00 - 21:00 OPEN HOUSE Tall Ships for visitors. On all docks.
10:30 - 12:00 Demo's Anna BAY 
10:30 - 10:40 Bridge sliding from Juliana Bridge 
10:40 - 10:55 Para demo's land in Anna Bay
10:55 - 11:20 Boarding off ships Anna Bay 
11:20 - 11:50 SAR Off ships Anna Bay
11:50 - 12:00 Fly past 
15:00 - 16:30 Demo's Anna Bay
15:00 - 15:10 Bridge sliding from Juliana bridge 
15:10 - 15:25 Para demo land in Anna Bay
15:25 - 15:50 Boarding Off ships Anna Bay
15:50 - 16:20 SAR Off ships in Anna Bay
16:20 - 16:30 Fly past 
15:30             Hs. Ms. FRIESLAND closes for the public 
16:00 - 18:00 Sightseeing shuttle 
17:00             Kleine Werf + Motet Werf close for the public 
19:04             Flag parade
19:30 - 20:30 Formation sailing in Anna Bay
21:00             Tall ships close for the public on all docks.
21:30             Show by Izaline Calister accompanied by RNN Marinierskapel (Brion Square).



TUESDAY 17 JULY
07:00 - 08:15 Fraternization breakfast 
08:45 - 09:30 MILITARY WREATH LAYING at Admiral Brion statue.
10:00             Kleine Werf + Motet Werf open for the public 
10:00 - 17:00 Activities on Kleine Werf + Motet Werf 
10:00 - 19:00 Ships open for the public on all docks 
10:30 - 12:00 Demo's Anna Bay
10:30 - 10:40 Bridge sliding from Juliana Bridge 
10:40 - 10:55 Para demo land in Anna Bay 
10:55 - 11:20 Boarding Off ships in Anna Bay
11:20 - 11:50 SAR Off ships Anna Bay
11:50 - 12:00 Fly past 
13:30            Tall ships open for the public (on all docks) 
15:00 - 16:30 Demo's Anna Bay
15:00 - 15:10 Bridge sliding from Juliana Bridge
15:10 - 15:25 Para demo land in Anna Bay
15:25 - 15:50 Boarding Off ships Anna Bay 
15:50 - 16:20 SAR Off ships Anna Bay
16:20 - 16:30 Fly past 
17:00 - 19:00 Meet the Captains (picture time)
17:00             Kleine Werf + Motet Werf close for visitors 
18:00 - 20:00 FAREWELL CREW PARADE along Otrobanda docks towards Brion Square.
                       PRIZE Giving (Brion Square)
19:00 - 20:00 Te Deum 
19:04              Parade of Flags
19:30 - 20:30  Formation sailing in Anna Bay
20:30 - 22:00  Soccer Match (Selection of Ships vs. Selection of Curaçao) (Stadion SDK)
21:00              Tall ships close for visitors (on all docks). 
21:45 - 23:00  Big Band RNN (Marinierskapel) Brion Square.
                        International artist OSCAR D'LEON (Brion Square)
23:00               Closure of VELAS Latinoamérica Curaçao 2018. Fireworks. (Brion Square).



WEDNESDAY 18 JULY
08:00               Parade of Flags
08:00               Blessing of Sails (Mathey Werf)
07:30 - 11:30   CANNON HONORS SAIL OUT
09:00 - 11:00   CEREMONIAL SAIL OUT PAST
11:30 - 13:00   GRAND FAREWELL PARADE along the entire South Coast of Curaçao
14:00 - 16:30   CLOSURE COCKTAIL of VELAS LATINOAMERICA CURAÇAO 2018 

                                                            (Program changes may occur)