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Exy Johnson escorting Amerigo Vespucci by Arturo Garcia-Ayala

Amerigo Vespucci Brings Italy to the Port of Los Angeles

We were proud to help provide a welcome escort for Amerigo Vespucci, the historic and iconic training ship of the Italian Navy, as it entered the San Pedro Harbor on Tuesday, July 2. There were so many great photos and videos shared on social media, and many of them featured Exy Johnson sailing close by!

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Passing the Gavel for the San Pedro Chamber

Passing the Gavel and Celebrating Our Community

Our Executive Director Bruce Heyman passed the gavel to West Harbor’s Lauren Johnson as Chair of the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce at the annual Business Awards. We were proud to join with the amazing San Pedro community to celebrate the past year, as well as all the businesses, nonprofits and community members who were honored with this year’s awards.

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AltaSea Grand Opening May 2024 - Mayor Karen Bass

Celebrating AltaSea’s New Center of Innovation

Shortly after we wrapped up the 2024 Festival of Sail, we joined our friends and education partners AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles for the Grand Opening of their Center of Innovation, a 35-acre campus right here in the Port of Los Angeles. It was a wonderful morning filled with celebration of this amazing accomplishment!

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HAIC Commercial Ports Luncheon Spring 2024

Engaging Discussions with Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach Leadership

The Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce (HAIC) hosted two engaging and informative Port-related discussions at the Battleship Iowa in the spring of 2024. They covered topics such as the clean ports initiatives, the green shipping corridor, foreign relations, how the pandemic improved the visibility of the ports, workforce development, advocacy and education, and their efforts to meet the zero emissions goal by 2030.

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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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