Happening nearby: Tall ships’ visit to Edmonds Aug. 18-21 includes special solar eclipse sail viewing

The Lady Washington

Lady Washington, the official tall ship of Washington State, and her companion vessel the Hawaiian Chieftain will visit Port of Edmonds Friday-Monday, Aug. 18-21. In addition, the Hawaiian Chieftain will have a special sail viewing of the solar eclipse from Edmonds, running 9:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 21, with refreshments and NASA-approved eclipse viewing glasses.

Hawaiian Chieftain Portrait By Rick Horn Studio

Tickets for the solar eclipse sail are $99 for adults and $49 for children under 12. You can find more information online here or by calling 1-800-200-5239.

The tall ships offer family-oriented adventure, evening and battle sails featuring demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing, and maritime storytelling.

A ticket is required for all passengers, including babes in arms. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Call 1-800-200-5239 for tickets or information.

The tall ships are owned by the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, a 501 (c)(3) educational non-profit based in Aberdeen.

The Lady Washington will be moored on the north side of J dock, while the Hawaiian Chieftain will be moored on the north side of I dock, 336 Admiral Way, Edmonds.

Here is the schedule:

Aug. 18 (Friday) arrival
Evening Sail: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ($42-$49)

Aug. 19 (Saturday)
Vessel Tours: 10 a.m. — 1 p.m. ($5 donation)
Battle Sail: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ($42-$79)
Evening Sail: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ($42-$49)

Aug. 20 (Sunday)
Vessel Tours: 10 a.m. — 1 p.m. ($5 donation)
Battle Sail: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ($42-$79)

Aug. 21 (Monday)
All-inclusive with snacks, drinks, and NASA-approved eclipse viewing glasses. Solar Eclipse Sail: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ($49-$99, Hawaiian Chieftain only)

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