Hawaiian Chieftain, which specializes in living history education programs for young people, is scheduled to arrive at Old Sacramento October 21. The tall ship, which is 103 feet, nine inches long with a main mast rising 75 feet from the water, will arrive at approximately 6 p.m. and dock upriver of the Tower Bridge near 1210 Front St., Sacramento. Hawaiian Chieftain will stay in Sacramento through December 8.
The ship is currently taking reservations for one-hour dockside and three-hour sailing programs for K-12 schools, youth service groups, and other organizations. Most available dates and times are on Saturdays and Sundays. For pricing, visit the Historical Seaport’s educations program page. To make reservations, call 800-200-5239.
The general public may tour Hawaiian Chieftain Tuesdays through Fridays, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crew in 18th century costume will be available to answer questions about the vessel’s voyages and discuss her educational programming. A $3 donation per visitor is appreciated. The ship is closed Thanksgiving Day.