Tall Ships Challenge® Pacific Coast 2014
Official Host Ports

twin brigantines by Thad Koza
Twin brigantines Exy and Irving Johnson Photo by Thad Koza
Official Host Ports
Tall Ships LA Tall Ships® Los Angeles: August 20 - 24, 2014
From August 20-24, 2014, the Port of Los Angeles will be the first of three west coast ports welcoming these beautiful vessels to their shores, affording visitors the rare chance to catch a glimpse, step aboard, and even set sail on some of the grandest ships of yore.
festival of sail san diego San Diego Festival of Sail: August 29 - September 2, 2014
Festival of Sail 2014 is hosted at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, transforming the North Embarcadero over Labor Day weekend into a nautical theme park for 4 adventure filled days.

Toshiba Tall Ships® Festival Dana Point: September 4-7, 2014The Ocean Institute will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Toshiba Tall Ships® Festival in September of 2014 offering unique experiences for K-12 students, families, maritime enthusiasts and history buffs. This year the Festival will also be a part of Tall Ships America’s TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Series and be bigger than ever! There will be numerous tall ships, a new Gala event, interactive living history encampments, special programs, stage shows and more for the whole family to enjoy.

About Tall Ships America

Founded in 1973, Tall Ships America is a 501c 3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching youth education through character building and leadership programs aboard tall ships. It is the hub for tall ship activity, expertise, and information in North America, and is commended by Congress as the Sail Training organization representing the United States in the international forum.  Tall Ships America supports the people, ships and programs of sail training through grants, scholarships, conferences, education, publications, and public events and advocacy.

The mission of Tall Ships America is to encourage character building through sail training, promote sail training to the North American public, and support education under sail.

TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® races and cruises are held at sea, between ports. Precise race routes and schedules will be announced.
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