The young Christopher, against his father’s will, wants to become a sailor and he succeeds to do his first experiences aboard John’s boat, a good man and a great sailor. One night, during a journey back from the isle of Chios, the ship collides with a rock before the storm sets in. Unfortunately, in order to save the ship and the lives of the crew, John must sacrifice his own life. Columbus sets sail as the chief sailor on a cargo vessel en route from Genoa to Lisbon transporting precious loads of contents. Having passed the Straits of Gibraltar, the fleet then encounters pirates off the coast of Saint Vincent’s Cape. The Genoese crew tries to escape from the pirates, but to no avail; they are soundly defeated, and their ship is sunk. Shipwrecked, Columbus finds himself at the mercy of the waves...
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Christopher Columbus is a boy from Genoa who wants to become a sailor at all costs even if his father is not agree with him. Anyway, after some journeys with John’s crew, a good friend, Christopher decides to go to Lisbon in order to learn everything possible about marine science. His biggest wish is to enter the School of Navigation at the capital city, a feat not easily achieved by a foreigner.....
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The New World
After the approval of the project by the Spanish Royal Family, Christopher Columbus goes to Palos from where he will set out the expedition and where he wants to recruit a crew for his three caravel ships. At last, finally having outfitted the ships with a crew, all seems ready for the great voyage to begin. After many days of sailing, Columbus’s sailors’ overall mood and apparent exhaustion indicate an imminent revolt....
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The Last Journey
Columbus travels back to Spain after his first great expedition to be awarded by the royal family.. Due to his great success, he leaves for new expeditions in search of new lands and resources, but with no luck... A story about one of the most famous men in his last journeys...
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