Whatcom County maritime enthusiasts are invited to Squalicum Harbor Marina, 722 Coho Way, to welcome the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, which is visiting Thursday through Tuesday, July 19-24. The topsail ketch will offer walk-on tours, family-oriented adventure sails and romantic evening sails Friday through Tuesday.
No reservations are required for walk-on tours; suggested donation is $3. For pricing and reservations for the sails, see historicalseaport.org or call 800-200-5239.
The ship's schedule:
July 20: adventure sail, noon-3 p.m.; walk-on tours, 4-5 p.m., evening sail, 6-8 p.m.
July 21-22: walk-on tours, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; evening sail, 6-8 p.m.
July 21-22: adventure sail, 2-5 p.m.
July 24: walk-on tours, 1-5 p.m.; evening sail, 6-8 p.m.
During adventure sails, people have an opportunity to raise a sail, sing a sea shanty and take the helm, conditions permitting.
Reach MARGARET BIKMAN at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-715-2273.