The Sea Is Calling
You’ve always wanted to stand on the deck of a real tall ship. You’ve seen them in the movies. Your friends have told you about them. Your kids and grandkids want to go. Now’s your chance to make your dream come true!
Sail on the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain.
The tall ship Lady Washington, which appeared as HMS Interceptor in the 2003 movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, will visit Pillar Point Harbor at Half Moon Bay November 3-9. A U.S. Coast Guard-inspected passenger vessel, the ship will offer...read more
This fall, we have a list of students who want to go sailing on the tall ships, but lack the funding to do so. These classrooms of children, mostly 4th and 5th graders, need only 20 percent of their tuition covered in order to sail, for free, aboard Hawaiian Chieftain...read more
The topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain, a long-time fall visitor to Old Sacramento, returns with a new addition to its educational experiences. On Saturday, October 15, and Saturday, Nov. 26, the two-masted sailing vessel will offer Voyage of Explorers Sails, which are...read more
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.