El Galeón Stars in "Crossbones" on NBC

Just as the Spanish galleons of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were attacked by pirates because they transported passengers and rich merchandise, the replica galleon docked in Saint Augustine and managed by the Nao Victoria Foundation has become the interpreter of a new pirate drama called Crossbones on the American television network NBC.

Filmed on location in Puerto Rico and aboard the Spanish replica ship, El Galeón, The first installment of Crossbones premiered on Friday, May 31, 2014.  Watch the series preview here and catch it every Friday on NBC at 10 p.m. eastern/9 p.m. central.

Read the press release from the Nao Victoria Foundation and the City of St. Augustine: