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Nancy Richardson, a wide world made small by sailing, ships and the sea

Nancy Richardson Featured in Sea Stories

Our very own Nancy Richardson shared “a wide-world-made-small by sailing, ships and the sea” over zoom as part of the Sea Stories series, presented by the American Schooner Association and Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race. In the webinar, she traces her life and contributions from Antarctica to the Arctic pursuing “Adventure and Education Under Sail.”

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LAMI's crew took a field trip to the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Crew Field Trip to the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Instead of welcoming students on a field trip, our crew recently took a field trip of their own – to visit our friends at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium! Irene Kurata from the Aquarium team and Marla Corey, who is a longtime volunteer for both the Aquarium and LAMI, took us on an exciting and educational tour of their exhibits.

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New Video about LAMI

New Video about LAMI Shines a Light on our Impact

Check out a wonderful new video about LAMI that was created earlier this year as part of Lee Williams’ Faces & Places series for LA Move, in collaboration with Koven Video Productions. Lee Williams is also a Commissioner on the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners, and you can read the poignant remarks he shared at a recent Harbor Commission Meeting.

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LAMI Mural Unveiling

Celebrating Our Community and Community Partnerships

Members of our community came together on Saturday, December 9, 2023 for our annual party celebrating the holidays, our volunteers and the Swift of Ipswich’s birthday. December 9 was also a beautiful day to celebrate the San Pedro Waterfront Arts District’s collaborative project that led to the mural on the side of historic Building G!

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Celebrating Captain Bruce Heyman's 10 years at the helm

Celebrating 10 Years at the Helm

We’re celebrating our fearless leader, Captain Bruce Heyman, as he marks 10 years at the helm of LAMI as of December 2023! One of our community partners, Olga Chavez of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, joined us in celebrating Bruce’s incredible 10-year journey. There’s so much to say about him, but we’re simply going to let his words speak for themself.

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Check out our year-end update!

Captain’s Log – Winter 2023 Update

A lot has changed in the 31 years since the Los Angeles Maritime Institute was founded, and I am proud to share that in our 30th year, we got closer to providing this immersive experience to the numbers of youth we served pre-pandemic.

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