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Channel Islands Maritime Museum Presents A New Voyage of Exploration: San Salvador to Visit CIMM

Channel Islands Maritime Museum Presents A New Voyage of Exploration: San Salvador to Visit CIMM

Cabrillo’s San Salvador: The Pacific Heritage Tour 2019 Created and Produced by Maritime Museum of San Diego Returns to Oxnard Channel Islands Maritime Museum Sail across the centuries and be part of history as the full-scale replica of the first European vessel to explore California’s coastline. This fall Cabrillo’s San Salvador: The Pacific Heritage Tour […]

Tall Ships to Visit Channel Islands Harbor February 6-13

Tall Ships to Visit Channel Islands Harbor February 6-13

Ventura County residents and visitors will have an opportunity to raise sails, sing sea shanties, and learn about life on tall ships when the Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington visit the Channel Islands Harbor from February 6-13. These one-of-a-kind tall ships based out of Grays Harbor, Washington will be docked near the Ventura County Harbor Patrol […]

Visit pirates who have commandeered the Schooner Bill of Rights

By George Miller The schooner Bill of Rights was home-ported in Channel Islands Harbor for years, before being sold to a private group a couple of years ago when the owners couldn’t continue to own her. South Bayfront Sailing Association now keeps her going, based in Chula Vista, via a volunteer crew and whatever funds […]

Hope Has a Secret

Hope Has a Secret

When your heart is still And your mind runs rabid When the cold reaches in And the warmth leaches out Will you shut down? Close the shades and lock the doors? Or will you open the windows To let the breeze Ruffle your drapes And flutter your skirts As you forgot it could. Will you […]

Six days before the mast: a seaward journey—Day Three

Six days before the mast: a seaward journey—Day Three

By Hamilton Cowie Editor’s Note: In the first installment Chef Cowie covered the first two days of his journal.  Come on board for the next episode of this seaward journey. DAY 3 I relieved John at 4 am.  He looked like he was having a good time sitting there in the cockpit.  Auto-pilot makes life […]