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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Hawaiian Chieftain is in:

Westport, WA

Hawaiian Chieftain Turns 30

The tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain turns 30 years old on July 7th, and Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is throwing a free community birthday party at its home port of Seaport Landing in Aberdeen. While Harborites may have a more personal connection to Lady Washington as...

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Behind the Tall Ships’ Search for New Sails

Brandi Bednarik, Executive Director "We have had to stitch some places in the sails where we have accidentally put our fingers through.” “The sails are rough, especially our upper topsail. We basically can't set it as every time we touch it a new rip...

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Meet the Captains

Ever wonder what it's like to be the Captain of a tall ship? Welcome to Meet the Captains! A new feature we'll share with you quarterly to introduce the wonderful Captains of Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Today you'll meet our Quarter 2 Captains, Brendan...

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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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