I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking,
And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn breaking.
– John Masefield 1902
The Hawaiian Chieftain & her sister ship The Lady Washington sail the West Coast of the U.S., California to Washington state during the spring and summer months offering a taste of maritime history to our little coastal communities.