Navy training ship BAP Union earned first place in its category at Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, a major international event for sailing ships.
saw more than 20 vessels from 14 countries.
Both the four-masted barque Union (Peru) and the U.S. Coast Guard's Eagle were leading the way, followed by other vessels such as Training Ship Guayas (Ecuador), Esmeralda (Chile), Alexander von Humboldt (Germany) and Europa (the Netherlands), among others.
Following a successful participation, Union
took the first spot in the overall ranking and its category. It was also the fastest ship in the competition.
Its voyage covered more than 450 nautical miles and took 43 hours to complete.
The regatta race started Thursday June 22 and saw the largest fleet of tall ships.
The event marks the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation and has been organized by Sail Training International since the 1950s.
The ships had to face an incredible journey to get to Port of Charlottetown in Canada.
BAP Union will remain in Charlottetown until Monday July 3, before leaving for London (England).
Its journey includes additional stops at ports in Hamburg (Germany), Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Le Havre (France), La Coruña, Cadiz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), Colon, Balboa (Panama) and Guayaquil (Ecuador).