News

Ella's Summer Camp Experience as a first-time camper

Sharing Summer Camp Experiences and a Special Discount

We asked former camper and current deckhand Ella Momeny – who we featured in our 32nd anniversary campaign – to share about her Summer Camp experience. In this video, she talks about the nervousness she felt going into her first week away at Summer Camp, and how that quickly dissipated when she met her new friends and crew mates.

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Captain Bruce Heyman and one of our tall ships featured as the cover story in the May 2024 issue of San Pedro Today

LAMI Featured in San Pedro Today and Local Anchor

If you don’t live in San Pedro and you aren’t on social media, you may not have seen who’s featured on the cover of San Pedro Today’s May 2024 issue… yes, that’s Captain Bruce Heyman and one of our brigantines. We are thrilled and grateful to be the cover story for the local magazine’s latest issue!

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Celebrating Community at Art and Photos for the Cause Opening Reception benefitting LAMI

Celebrating Community and Connections at Art and Photos for a Cause

When a generous group of local artists and photographers asked if they could host a month-long art show benefitting our educational programs, little did we know it would turn into such a beautiful celebration of community and connection in San Pedro and on the LA Waterfront! More than a dozen community members donated items for Art and Photos for a Cause.

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Captain's Log - Spring 2024 LAMI Update - Join us in celebrating 32 years and inpsiring more scientists, mariners and community leaders!

Captain’s Log – Spring 2024 Update

When Captain Jim Gladson and his circle of advocates founded our organization on March 27, 1992, they hoped to inspire the young participants to pursue a maritime or STEM-based career. Now, 32 years later, we can say that we have done that many times over, and we are proud to share the latest example. Meet Ella Momeny.

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Events

Check back for other events and monthly Sunset Sails!

Los Angeles Maritime Institute Monthly Sunset Sails - Father's Day Sunset Sail Sunday, June 16 is SOLD OUT

Father’s Day Sunset Sail

We’re Sorry – This Sail is Sold Out. Join us on Father’s Day to sail the San Pedro Bay as you watch the sunset from the deck of a tall ship! Sunday, June 16, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. $60 – Adults, $30 – Children (12 & under).

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Los Angeles Maritime Institute July 4th Sunset Sail featuring a waterside view of the visiting Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci - Thursday, July 4, 6:00 - 8:30 pm

July 4th Sunset Sail

Join us to celebrate Independence Day aboard a tall ship and party like it’s 1776! This special Sunset Sail features a waterside view of the visiting Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci on Thursday, July 4, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. $75 – Adults, $30 – Children (12 & under)

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Past Events

Festival of Sail presented by LAMI

Festival of Sail at LA Fleet Week

Spend Memorial Day Weekend on the LA Waterfront when you join us for the Festival of Sail at LA Fleet Week presented by LAMI! Friday, May 24 to Monday, May 27, featuring four days of Sunset Sails, Cannon Battles, Waterfront Sails, Explore the Coast Bilingual STEM Education Sails, Deck Tours, Hands-on Activities and more.

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2024 Festival of Sail at LA Fleet Week presented by LAMI - VIP Sail-Fleet Week Ship Tour

VIP Sail – LA Fleet Week Ship Tour

Join us on Thursday, May 23 for an exclusive view of the visiting Fleet Week Navy ships from the water as you sail aboard one of the official tall ships of the City of Los Angeles. You’ll also enjoy socializing with friends over hors d’oeuvres and drinks. You don’t want to miss it! Tickets are $150 per person.

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Los Angeles Maritime Institute Monthly Sunset Sails - Mother's Day Sunset Sail Sunday, May 12 is SOLD OUT

Mother’s Day Sunset Sail

We’re Sorry – This Sail is Sold Out. Join us on Mother’s Day to sail the San Pedro Bay as you watch the sunset from the deck of a tall ship! Sunday, May 12, 5:00 – 7:30 pm. $60 – Adults, $30 – Children (12 & under).

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Art and Photos for a Cause - Raise money for LAMI

Art and Photos for a Cause

We are incredibly grateful to a generous group of local artists and photographers who are hosting a month-long art show benefitting our educational programs – Art and Photos for a Cause! The Opening and Closing Receptions will take place on the First Thursdays in April and May, and you can also visit the exhibit on Saturday afternoons in between. It’s all happening at fINdings Art Center.

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Los Angeles Maritime Institute Monthly Sunset Sails - Sunday, April 28

April Sunset Sail

Join us to sail the San Pedro Bay as you watch the sunset from the deck of a tall ship! Sunday, April 28, 5:30 – 8:00 pm. $60 – Adults, $30 – Children (12 & under).

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LAMI Returns to the City of STEM and LA Maker Faire

LAMI Returns to the City of STEM and LA Maker Faire

It’s that time again… City of STEM and the LA Maker Faire’s amazing all-day event that kicks off a month-long STEM celebration on Saturday, April 6, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, at Los Angeles State Historic Park. Join us at our booth for hands-on science experiments as we analyze local beach sand samples and albatross boluses, which show the impacts of microplastics on the environment.

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Educator Sail, Thursday, March 21, 4pm, Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach

Educator Sail

Teachers and Youth Group Leaders – You’re invited to learn more about our program on our next Educator Sail. Thursday, March 21, 4:00 p.m. at Pine Avenue Pier in Rainbow Harbor and aboard Tall Ship American Pride. The Educator Sail is free, but registration is required.

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Los Angeles Maritime Institute Monthly Sunset Sails - Sunday, March 3

March Sunset Sail

Join us to sail the San Pedro Bay as you watch the sunset from the deck of a tall ship! Sunday, March 3, 4:30 – 7:00 pm. $60 – Adults, $30 – Children (12 & under).

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