Volunteer for Festival of Sail Tacoma!

Volunteer for Festival of Sail Tacoma!

If you can lend a helping hand during June 14th to 18th, the tall ships need you! We have a variety of volunteer opportunities, suitable for any skill set. Dockside tour docents are needed, If you are familiar with Hawaiian Chieftain, Lady Washington, and their vessel...

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Stunning Santa Rosa Island

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

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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Tall Ships Galore in Dana Point

Tall Ships Galore in Dana Point

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain to visit Ocean Institute January 5th through 15th The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be open to the public in at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point beginning January 5th, offering dockside tours, dockside...

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The Weight of History

The Weight of History

By Captain Ryan “Otis” Downs S/V Hawaiian Chieftain The crew of the Hawaiian Chieftain has been in Sacramento, California for over 9 weeks. This is an important port for the ship, because we bring our excellent, hands-on education program to children far from salt...

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A Sea of Life: Humpback Whale

A Sea of Life: Humpback Whale

Meet Giant Singers of the Seas: Humpback Whales Photo Credit to Crew Member Tylor Robison The Lady Washington has had amazing companions the past weeks in Moss Landing: humpback whales, California sea lions, and swarms of fish. These three appearances are closely...

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