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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Official Tall Ship of California day sail

The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California.

Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. Passengers will be invited to haul a line, man the helm and watch the crew as they scamper up and down the rigging to set and furl the sails. Listen as the Californian’s crew relates the history of sailing and exploration in San Diego, tales of whaling and sea otter trade, local sea battles, the art of ship’s gunnery, life at sea and more.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

619-234-9153 extension 111

Date & Time

Aug 12 - ongoing
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Call Museum or check for schedule
Recurs every Sunday, Saturday


Adults $79, Sr/Mil/Stu $74, Youth 3-12 $52, 2- $25


Getting there

1492 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Maritime Museum of San Diego at Star of India Wharf, downtown San Diego waterfront, north embarcadero

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