Today, the Spanish Royal Family presided over the launching ceremony of Submarine S-81 “Isaac Peral”, at the Navantia shipyard in Cartagena, the first of a series of four submarines that will enter service in the Spanish Navy in the coming years, placing Spain in a relevant role within the countries capable of building and designing submarines.
King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain are trying to involve their daughters more and more into the public role while maintaining their privacy and education a priority.
The Family had a virtual tour of the submarine through a presentation showcasing all the design and development features of the Submarine S-81, which has a total length of 80.8 meters, a diameter of 7.3 meters, and an immersion displacement. of around 3,000 tons. And learnt from the staff about its working.
The launching ceremony took place on the dock of the shipyard. Princess of Asturias, Leonor, became the Godmother of the submarine S-81 “Isaac Peral”. Leonor cut the ribbon with the flag of Spain releasing a bottle of red wine selected. The event concluded with the National Anthem. A plaque was unveiled to mark the big day of the Spanish Navy.
The Royal Family also watched a video marking the centenary of the launching of the first submarine in the facilities of Navantia. The Navy will begin operations with the S-81 “Isaac Peral” between February and March 2023. Later, the S-82 “Narciso Monturiol” will arrive in December 2024; the S-83 “Cosme García”, in October 2026; and the S-84 “Mateo García de los Reyes”, in February 2028. The family also toured the Navantia facilities.
Showing a glimpse of the future, Princess Leonor stood for a group photograph with the Navy officers.
As expected, Queen Letizia kept her style choices to the minimal and repeated her grey coat dress that debuted in 2019 ahead of the Morocco tour but still remains unidentified.
Queen paired the outfit with Magrit studded snakeskin clutch and shoes.
Another UFO element was a pair of earrings.
Her Karen Hallam ring was not missing either.
Letizia and her daughters are already sharing the wardrobe. Princess Leonor was wearing the Adolfo Dominguez white collarless coat that Letizia debuted in May 2018.
Underneath the coat, she was wearing a white and grey Zara dress. Thanks to Letizia de Princesa a Reina for the id.
Leonore teamed up the look with red Pretty Ballerina flats.
Infanta Sofia was wearing a Sfera red dress, another fabulous id by the Letizia de Princesa a Reina on Instagram.
She paired it with her Massimo Dutti black ballet flats.