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 is:

Sailing for Oakland, CA


Hawaiian Chieftain is:

Sailing for Sacramento, CA

Announcing Sea School – A New Workforce Training Program

On August 24th, 2017, Grays Harbor Historical Seaport was selected for a 3-year, $512,000 grant to implement Sea School. Sea School is a new kind of seamanship training program, designed to provide a solid foundation of job skills and support for those seeking to...

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REPORT: One Week Left for Phase 1 of Project Overhaul

One week left, a race to the finish! Phase 1 of Project Overhaul has been going strong for four weeks now, with just one week left until Chieftain splashes back in the water. In addition to the regular needs of bottom paint, replacing zincs, and rigging work, this...

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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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