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:

Sailing for Sequim, WA

Hawaiian Chieftain is:

Hauled Out in Port Townsend Shipyard

Now Hiring: Cook on a tall ship this summer!

Do you love to cook? Want an adventurous job that will take you places this summer? If you can make delicious food for a group of 10 to 15 people, and serve meals on time, we have an amazing position for you! As cook, you will live aboard the vessel for 1-3 months as...

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Event: Monsters and Music Aboard Lady Washington

Date: Sunday, August 13, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Cost: $75.00 USD Where: Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, Washington, 98109, United States Buy tickets here Spend an evening aboard the tall ship Lady Washington with Shin Yu Pai, Head of the Pacific...

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Lady Washington’s Search for Captains

This June, Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is putting out the call for qualified Captains to serve as Master of brig Lady Washington as part of our core team. Our organization is in a time of transition, as we prepare to expand our educational programs, especially...

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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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