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 in:
Newport Beach, CA
Hawaiian Chieftain is in:
Dana Point, CA (Maintenance)
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The Columbia River region has been the setting of remarkable events in American history. From Robert Gray's explorations, to Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery, to John Jacob Astor's ill-fated fur empire, history is on full display in the communities on the...read more
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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.