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 to:

Long Beach, CA


Hawaiian Chieftain is in:

Morro Bay, CA

Lady Washington’s Spooky Figurehead Needs Help

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...

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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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