Tall Ships Set To Dock In Oakland, Redwood City and Antioch



Want to take a walk back in time. You can starting today. The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain, two "tall ships" have sailed into San Francisco Bay from Gray’s Harbor Historical Seaport in Washington state for their annual visit.

The ships will offer tours plus adventure and battle sails.

According to the San Jose Mercury News the schedule will be as follows:

Redwood City: From Tuesday, March 13, through Thursday, March 14, vessel tours will be offered from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Port of Redwood City’s Municipal Marina. A donation of $5 is requested; no advance ticket purchase is required. Then, on Friday, March 16, the ships will depart at 8 a.m. for their next port, Oakland, and members of the public can come along. Tickets are no longer being sold online, but call 800-200-5239 for waiting list availability.

Oakland: While the ships are docked at Jack London Square, vessel tours will be offered from 4 to 5 p.m. March 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25 (same $5 donation). Battle sails are scheduled for March 17-18 and March 24-25; tickets, $42-$75. Adventure sails are scheduled for March 18 and March 25; tickets, $42-$59. The “Shanty Stories Sail” is an evening trip on March 24-25; tickets, $75.

Antioch: On March 30-31, a Friday-Saturday, you’ll find the ships at the Antioch City Marina before they make their way north to Crescent City. The $5 vessel tours will be available from 4 to 5 p.m. March 30 and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31. An evening sail ($42-$49) is set for March 30 while March 31 will feature both an adventure sail and a battle sail.

Tickets, details: 800-200-5239; www.historicalseaport.org. 

San Jose Mercury News