The Sea Is Calling

See the West Coast’s 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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WHERE ARE THE SHIPS?

Lady Washington

is in:

 Monterey, CA

Hawaiian Chieftain

is in:

 Monterey, CA

Lady Washington Turns 30!

On a grey day in Aberdeen on March 7th, 1989, the tall ship Lady Washington splashed down into the Chehalis River for the first time. 30 years later, the official tall ship ambassador of Washington State is still going strong, and has touched the lives of people from...

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Something Fishy is Going on in Eureka!

This April Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be returning to one of our favorite Victorian seaports after a 3 year absence. No, we're not talking about San Francisco, Astoria, or Port Townsend (though we love them too!), we are sending the tall ships back to...

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Each year we engage thousands of students in our one-of-a-kind educational field trip, Voyage of Explorers. Our hands-on maritime heritage program provides inquiry-based lessons that begin in the classroom and conclude with unforgettable activities aboard the tall ships. Voyage of Explorers is aligned with the Common Core Curriculum Standards for grades 4-6 and can be booked year round at any port we visit.

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