“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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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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Celebration of the Sea 2018

Hello Fellow Sea Lover, A reminder that the Celebration of the Sea 2018 will take place at the Port Royal Marina and Yacht Club on May 26, 2018, starting at  3 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the Animo Marine Biology Club.  Many in the Marine Biology Club go on to study marine science and become our…

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