Thursday's severe weather interfered with the arrival of two
tall ships heading into Bradenton for the weekend.
Replica versions of Christopher Columbus' ships the Nina and
Pinta were sailing up from Punta Gorda and headed for the Regatta
Pointe Marina when the storms moved through.
One of the ships became stranded off Emerson Point.
A representative of the Columbus Foundation, which runs
the ships, told FOX 13 that the Nina ran aground briefly but the vessel was
able to get free and make it to port.
According to the foundation's website, the ship has a
The ships will be in Palmetto until the 14th. Tours are available.
More information: http://www.thenina.com/
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