Tall Ships Preparing for Another Visit to Ventura, Calif.

The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are preparing for a return visit to Ventura Harbor Village in Ventura January 13 to February 4, 2015. 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 … read more »

San Pedro Hosts Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain Dec. 17-30

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain have scheduled a stop in San Pedro over the holiday season, and they’ll offer walk-on tours and popular cannon battles. The brig Lady Washington and the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain are scheduled to arrive at Ports o’ Call Village, 1199 Nagoya Way, San Pedro on December 17. The ships are currently touring California ports delivering … read more »

Cannon Battles Scheduled for Long Beach In January

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are offering cannon battles and sailing adventures in Long Beach January 1-12. For the Battle Sails, both vessels sail into the Pacific Ocean and conduct a mock cannon battle, complete with real cannon, real gunpowder, but no cannon balls. For Adventure Sails, one ship takes guests for a family-oriented experience, including raising a sail, singing … read more »

Connie Allen Hired to Lead Update of Education Programs

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, which owns and operates the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, is pleased to announce that Capt. Connie Allen has joined the GHHSA team as manager of Project SAIL. Allen, a former crew member on both vessels who holds a master’s license, will be responsible for the upgrade of Voyages of Discovery, a GHHSA … read more »