The Santa María is a huge ship belonging to Captain Quixote .
Long ago while sailing the vast Never Sea during a storm the Santa María was attacked by a giant white squid known as,El Blanco. While Captain Quixote manages to defend himself from the vile beast from the deep, but in the process, his prized golden shield was stolen by the squid as it flees back into the depths of the Never Sea. Captain Quixote has vowed to never give up the chase until he reclaims his shield and best El Blanco no matter how long it takes.
Role in the series
The Santa María first appeared with Captain Quixote in the episode of the same "Captain Quixote". While Jake and his crew were enjoying riding there wave runner they come across El Blanco who slips beneath them only to get caught within Captain Quixote's net who brings them aboard the Santa María believing he had finally capture El Blanco.After realizing his mistake he soon frees the young pirates and introduce himself and explain his quest.Jake and his crew offer there help to Captain Quixote, who was happy to have the extra hands.While sailing the pirates later encounter El Blanco swimming through some rock bed in the middle of the sea. Jake suggests they find another way through but Captain Quixote loses himself in the hunt to capture the giant squid he risks his own safety, as well as Jake and his crews in the chase.Jake informs Quixote his actions were a little too hasty.Quixote apologize to his young friends.Later Quixote accompanied by Jake and his forces come across El Blanco attacking the Jolly Roger as Captain Hook and his crew tries to take the golden shield for themselves.Seeing Hook and his men in danger Jake springs into action using Izzy's Pixie Dust he mange to distract El Blanco and allows Captain Quixote to reclaim his shield as El Blanco limbs become entangled.With his shield back in his possession, Captain Quixote soon releases El Blanco back into the sea, scolding the beast to never bother him again.As Captain Quixote hangs his shield back on the Santa María he felt empty his quest was over. Much to the surprise of himself and Jake and his crew he wasn't the only one sad as El Blanco returned whimpering. Izzy comment both of the captain and squid enjoyed the chase. Unknown to Captain Quixote at the time Captain Hook sneaks aboard the Santa María in a last attempt to steal the golden shield but stumbles on the painting on the floor causing Hook and the shield to fall overboard only to captured by El Blanco once more as Hook and Mr. Smee flee back to the Jolly Roger.El Blanco joyously waves the shield prompting Captain Quixote to chase him and Quixote taunts the squid that he'll follow him to ends of the Never Sea once more to reclaim his shield.Captain Quixote thanks Jake and his crew for their help before leaving to peruse El Blanco once more.
- The Santa María is based on the ship of the same name also known as the La Santa María, English "The Saint Mary," alternatively La Gallega, was the largest of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus in his first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, the others being the Niña and the Pinta.