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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 21, 2011
LADY WASHINGTON, HAWAIIAN CHIEFTAIN SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR SUMMER 2011
Aberdeen – The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority has announced the sailing schedule for the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain for the summer of 2011. The schedule marks the 22nd summer that Lady Washington has toured Puget Sound area ports. Ports of call are:
. Aberdeen: July 1-5
. Anacortes: July 9-10
. San Juan Islands (Expedition Voyages Family and Youth Camps): July 11-15
. Anacortes: July 16-18
. Bellingham: July 20-August1
. Blaine: August 3-7
. Coupeville: August 11-14
. Brownsville: August 16-21
. Port Orchard: August 23-24
. Tacoma: August 26-28
. Gig Harbor: August 30-31
. Olympia: Sept. 2-5
. Kirkland: Sept. 8-12 (Lady Washington only)
. Aberdeen: Sept. 16-28
Throughout their Puget Sound tour, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will offer their popular Battle Sails and Adventure Sails. The vessels will also offer value-priced Evening Sails with experiences similar to an Adventure Sail. For a detailed schedule, visit the Historical Seaport website at www.historicalseaport.org. Tickets may be purchased in advance online or by calling 800-200-5239.
New this summer are two tall ship sailing packages. The Olympia to Kirkland Adventure Sept. 6 and 7 aboard Lady Washington includes an overnight stop at the Shilshole Bay Marina in Seattle. The Olympia to Port Townsend Adventure Sept. 6 and 7 aboard Hawaiian Chieftain includes an overnight stop in Bremerton. For pricing and tickets, purchase online at www.historicalseaport.org or call 800-200-5239.
The brig Lady Washington, the Official Ship of the State of Washington, is a 1989 wooden replica of one of the first U.S.-flagged vessels to explore the west coast of North America in the late 18th century. The topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain is a steel-hulled replica of a typical early 19th century coastal trading vessel.
Information is subject to change without notice. A vessel fact sheet is available on the News Releases page at www.historicalseaport.org. Facebook: facebook.com/graysharbor.seaport; Twitter: @graysharborhist.