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 in:

Newport, Oregon

Hawaiian Chieftain is in:

Crescent City, California

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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Stunning Santa Rosa Island

A Day in Channel Islands National Park By Captain Ryan 'Otis' Downs Last week, the crew of the Hawaiian Chieftain took the vessel from Dana Point, CA to another beautiful port of Southern California: Ventura. Since we had plenty of time to get there, we decided to...

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A Surprise Visit for Hawaiian Chieftain

Chieftain's Community Comes Full Circle By Ryan "Otis" Downs The Hawaiian Chieftain visited Newport Beach last week. While there we participated in the Christmas Lighted Boat Parade and made friends with the folks at the Boy Scout Sea Base, who hosted us. And...

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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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