Update: Columbia River Voyage July and August, 2015

Update: The brig Lady Washington is in the final week of her 2015 Columbia River tour. This week, she visits St. Helens for an overnight stop, followed by Cathlamet on Wednesday, August 26 and Ilwaco, Friday, August 28. On August 29, she sails for Kirkland, Wash. Here’s a detailed list of public activities. August 24: St. Helens (no public events) … read more »

Wash. State’s Official Ship Sailing to Kirkland’s Carillon Point

Lady Washington, Washington state’s official tall ship, will visit Carillon Point Marina in Kirkland September 1-8 and offer walk-on tours, public sailing excursions, and educational programs for 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. The ship will be joined by the Hawaiian Chieftain, which accompanies Lady Washington on her voyages. Here’s the public schedule for the ships: 9/2: 10 a.m. to noon, … read more »

Ports of Call for Fall 2015 California Tour Announced

Lady Washington, the official tall ship of Washington State, and Hawaiian Chieftain have announced ports of call for Fall 2015. The ships tour more than a dozen California ports from September through April. The vessels offer hands-on historical education programs for 4th, 5th, and 6th graders, ticketed excursions on the weekends, and tours while the ships are docked. Here’s Lady … read more »

Historical Seaport Awarded $185,000 Small Boat Facilities Grant

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority has been awarded a $185,000 state grant to fund completion of the engineering, design work, and permitting for small boat facilities at Seaport Landing. The facilities are expected to include a boat ramp, two loading docks, transient moorage, and upland support facilities. The funds were awarded by the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office through … read more »