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:
Hawaiian Chieftain is in
Transit to Ilwaco, WA
If you follow Grays Harbor Historical Seaport, you probably already know that our vessel Hawaiian Chieftain is the largest vessel ever built in Lahaina, Maui. But did you also know about the historic role Hawaii plays in the story of the original Lady Washington's...read more
Here at GHHS, people make all the difference. Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are lucky to have the many people who love these ships, and today we're asking for your help. This year, GHHS will be putting on a "Super Silent Auction" in support of the...read more
The most extraordinary celebration of the Pacific Northwest, its waters, and its peoples is happening this month, but it has nothing to do with tall ships. That is because this event honors the canoe cultures of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia's Indigenous...read more
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.