Oakland’s Jack London Square Hosts Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain

Two regular tall ship visitors return to Oakland’s Jack London Square next month to meet extra demand for the vessels’ popular hands-on living history education programs for elementary school students. The topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain arrives Friday, February 6. The brig Lady Washington pulls into her berth Friday, February 20. Hawaiian Chieftain was originally scheduled to sail into Oakland on … read more »

Lady Washington to stop at Oxnard, Calif., February 5-16

Lady Washington will stop at Channel Islands Harbor, 3900 Pelican Way, Oxnard February 5-16. The vessel, which has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows, including Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, will open for public tours and take passengers on two-hour excursions. The ship will also welcome visitors on Monday, February 16 to celebrate the … read more »

Columbia River Voyage Announced for July and August, 2015

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain have announced an extended voyage on the Columbia River in July and August, 2015. The two vessels will visit 11 ports and offer educational programs, public sailing excursions, and public walk-on tours at most locations. Lady Washington is the official ship of Washington state, and Hawaiian Chieftain accompanies her on her voyages. The last extended … read more »

Tall Ships in Ventura, Calif. for Excursions and Public Tours

The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain have returned to Ventura Harbor Village in Ventura for a stay through February 4. Lady Washington is a wooden replica of one of the first U.S.-flagged vessels to explore the west coast of North America. Hawaiian Chieftain is a steel-hulled interpretation of a typical early 19th century coast trader. The vessels will … read more »