Happy Harbor Haloween 2018

Free deck tours and the best place to take your Halloween selfie! Come meet the crew and see the Exy Johnson at the downtown harbor cut in San Pedro, adjacent to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum. When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 11am to 2pm.

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“School is Where the Kids Are” 

LA Maritime Institute holds Tribute to founder and visionary Jim Gladson By Mark L. Friedman, RL contributor The tall ships of the LA Maritime Institute, Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson, were in full sail and fully loaded as the ashes of LAMI founder Jim Gladson were distributed at sea, on Sunday, August 12. The cannons…

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LA Youth Energized by Algalita Innovators Conference

By Mark Friedman,  Los Angeles Maritime Institute Marine Science Educator More than 50 youth from the South Bay attended the Algalita Innovation Forum on the weekend of Aug. 3 featuring youth-developed innovations to reduce ocean plastic pollution. The three-day conference featured panel discussions and presentations about the latest commercial innovations as substitutes for plastic bottles,…

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Jim Gladson working on a tallship

Jim Gladson Crosses the Bar

Jim Gladson July 3, 1930 – May 30, 2018 Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, But such a tide as moving seems asleep, Too full for sound and foam, When that which drew from out the…

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LAMI Youth Learn, Expand Outreach on Reducing Ocean Plastic Pollution

By Mark Friedman, RL Correspondent, Marine educator LA Maritime Institute, San Pedro LA Maritime youth crew members, interpreters and educators on the Explore the Coast monthly sails, and others from the Animo HS marine Biology Club in Lennox, have been busy expanding their educational and action campaign, regionally and nationally. They have participated in the…

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LAMI hits Chile with Youth Crew student presentations on Microplastics

Two Animo HS students, Briceida Montes and Melissa Zepeda, educators on the LAMI & Coastal Conservancy sponsored Explore the Coast sails have been educating scores of middle and high school students on microplastics. Teachers workshop will advance microplastic education and reduce ocean plastic pollution. Research done from aboard LAMI tall ships is featured in their…

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Saturday Muster Weekly Post

Hi everyone, This is Captain Patterson here… SWIFT Saturdays begin this Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 9 AM. Please come join the fun as we clean and organize SWIFT parts. We will also be doing light sanding, general maintenance of the deck, and bilge cleaning. You must arrive in time for the 9 AM safety…

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