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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WHERE ARE THE SHIPS?
Lady Washington is in:
Dana Point, CA
Hawaiian Chieftain is doing maintenance in:
Long Beach, CA
Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain calling volunteers, want to spend your winter on a tall ship? Not everyone can say they've sailed the Pacific Ocean on a replica 19th century vessel. Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is offering you the chance to do just that. Our...read more
We're sorry to scare you, but Lady Washington's figurehead Martha has turned into a flesh-eating zombie! Her illness started suddenly with rotten wood that had to be cut out from her neck and filled with epoxy. Not exactly the image we want to greet people when they...read more
Sacramento residents have probably gotten used to the sight of the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain by now, since she spends nearly two full months in town each year. But, most locals have never had a chance to actually set sail aboard the tall ship and feel the wind in...read more
Each year we engage thousands of students in our one-of-a-kind educational field trip, Voyage of Explorers. Our hands-on maritime heritage program provides inquiry-based lessons that begin in the classroom and conclude with unforgettable activities aboard the tall ships. Voyage of Explorers is aligned with the Common Core Curriculum Standards for grades 4-6 and can be booked year round at any port we visit.