The Military Naval School of Marín, award for the institution of the year

The Naval Military School will receive the Terras Gauda National Sailing Award for the institution of the year, coinciding with the 300th anniversary of its creation in 1717

· In addition to training Navy officers, the School has been one of the main generators of scientific knowledge in Spain for years

· The Commander-in-Chief of the Naval Military School will be in charge of collecting the award at a gala to be held on September 2 in Baiona

The Naval Military School of Marin has been honored this year with the Terras Gauda National Sailing Award for the institution of the year for the work it has carried out, for three centuries, in the scientific, humanistic, military and seafaring training of the officers of the Spain navy.

The jury that awards the awards has also wanted to recognize with this award the fact that the School has become, throughout its history, one of the main generators of scientific knowledge in Spain, in matters as closely related to the nautical world as cartography, meteorology, geodesy, engineering, hydrography, oceanography or astronomy, among others.

The Naval Military School of Marín will receive the award in the year in which the 300th anniversary of its birth is celebrated, in 1717, when the Intendant General of the Navy Patiño ordered its creation under the name of Royal Company of Marine Guards.

Since then, with different names and locations, the institution has been the cradle of Navy officers, and the last three generations of the Spanish Royal Family have passed through its classrooms, its students being Don Juan de Borbón, Don Juan Carlos de Borbón and the current King Felipe VI.

The Commander-in-Chief of the Military Naval School, José María Núñez Torrente, will be in charge of collecting the Terras Gauda National Sailing Award for the institution of the year at a gala to be held on September 2 in Baiona, coinciding with the celebration of the Prince of Asturias Trophy, organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club.