Two Sweetheart Sails this Year! So Much Love! Valentines Dinner Sunset Sail Friday, Feb 14th, 2020 4:30 – 6:30 pm Enjoy a magical afternoon aboard L.A.’s Official Tall Ships as you sail the Los Angeles Harbor with your special someone! (Wine not included, but you can bring your own bottle aboard.) The perfect way to…Details
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…Details
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,…Details
This is the Manta Trawl we use during our science sails. The trawl is thrown over the side with a line attached, and used to collect whatever is in the water. After being brought back on board, it’s time to take out the tweezers and microscopes to see what we found!
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Workshops held for science teachers and students in Valdivia by LAMI Youth Crew members Professors and teachers had the opportunity to be part of the Workshop “Microplásticos: the oceanic trip of garbage”, in the Coastal Laboratory of Aquatic Resources Calfuco just outside of Valdivia, Chile. The workshops were led by Mark Friedman, science teacher at…Details