The Sea Is Calling

See the west coasts’ tall ships, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, with your own eyes. Your next adventure can be a weekend sail, hands-on history for kids, or starting your maritime career. It all starts here. Learn. Sail. Discover.

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Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain are in:

Friday Harbor

Lady Washington’s Search for Captains

This June, Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is putting out the call for qualified Captains to serve as Master of brig Lady Washington as part of our core team. Our organization is in a time of transition, as we prepare to expand our educational programs, especially...

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Big Announcement: PROJECT OVERHAUL

Hawaiian Chieftain faces her greatest battle yet. Her adversaries—not the guns of another ship—but the ravages of salt, sun, and time. You may not have seen how badly Chieftain’s age is showing. Navigational instruments that were state-of-the-art when she launched,...

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Job Corps Youths’ Pacific Adventure

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Announces New Partnership with Tongue Point Job Corps Tongue Point Job Corps students from Astoria, Oregon have a new internship opportunity—to join the crew of tall ships Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington sailing the Pacific....

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Each year we engage more than 9,000 students in our “Voyage of Explorers: Nations Connecting Through Trade” program on Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Our experiential program provides inquiry-based lessons on-board the ships as well as pre- post-visit activities available on the website. Voyage of Explorers curriculum meets common core state standards for grades 4-7 and can be tailored to the needs and interests of any age group, including adults.


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