Captain - Irving Johnson

Executive Administrator

Project Manager

Director of Education

Volunteer Coordinator & Crew Acquisition

Director of Operations Harbor Sailors Program

Li has been a volunteer with our program since the year 2000, a former sea scout, youth crew, and coordinator for the youth crew program, Li has extensive experience working alongside volunteers and crew aboard many tall ships along the west coast. He spent a few years in Maine and worked on getting his Doctorate…

Captain of SSV Exy Johnson

Captain Garry Heinrich has circumnavigated the globe seven times! He has fond memories of riding the mast of the Peking while rounding Cape Horn. He’s sailed on the Pilgrim, Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain and the Spirit of Dana Point before joining us at LAMI. Captain Garry taught middle school science for 25 years and coached…

Captain of SSV American Pride

Carolyn is originally from Pennsylvania where she graduated with a degree in Education with emphasis on History and Library Science. She has sailed the East Coast, West Coast and Great Lakes and has her 100 ton near coastal masters license. Her hobbies include rock climbing, hiking and gardening. During the pandemic, Carolyn created LAMI’s virtual…