To commemorate Navy Day in Mexico, Saturday, June 1, there will be a parade of boats along the coasts of Puerto Vallarta, all led by the flagship of the Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico.
As every year, a formal event will be held at the marina facilities, then a floral wreath will be launched in the sea in honor of the fallen sailors, followed by the parade of boats.
It is the marina, together with tour operators, the organizers of this event hope to attract several hundred people to appreciate this peculiar parade. The event begins at 9:00 am.
It is the first time that this type of boat parade will take place in Puerto Vallarta for Navy Day, but with the joint work carried out by the Integral Port Administration and the providers of tourist services, it could be the first of many.
This day is an official recognition to the members of the Navy-Navy Secretariat of Mexico, who provide security and protection in Mexico’s seas for the promotion of national maritime development. But the official date to honor the elements of the Seminar was established in 1991 by presidential decree on November 23 as Day of the Navy of Mexico, in commemoration of the heroic deed of the Captain of Frigate Pedro Sainz de Baranda, who on 23 November 1825 achieved the surrender of the last redoubt of Spanish troops in Mexican territory.
Currently, the Secretariat of the Navy Armada of Mexico carries out various events with exhibitions and activities where families can learn more about this institution that safeguards the coasts of the country.