efe-epaBy Isabel Laguna and María Traspaderne Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain

Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan changed the course of history when 500 years ago he embarked on a voyage around the world.

To mark the epic voyage six crewmembers departed on the Pros sailboat Friday from Sanlúcar on a trip that will last three years and will commemorate Magallen and Elcano's feat.