Los Angeles Maritime Institute

Show Your CARES for LAMI

Last Friday Congress passed and the President signed into law the CARES Act: Coronavirus Aid,
Relief, and Economic Security Act. This law, section 2204, allows individuals who do not itemize deductions to make an Above-The-Line charitable Deduction of $300 for the 2020 tax year.

We respectfully ask you to Show Your CARES for LAMI by making a $300 (or more) donation to Los Angeles Maritime Institute/Children’s Maritime Institute.

These crucial funds will:

– Keep the live-aboard crew safely sheltered in place with provisions and materials
needed to maintain the three educational tall ships.

– Enable the staff and crew to produce and distribute unique online learning and
experiential resources to schools, parents, and students.

– Maintain essential operations so that we are prepared to deliver our exceptional at-sea
programs to young people.


Upcoming Events

  1. Jun
    Tall Ship Adventure Sea Camp 2020

    We offer three different camp experiences!

    - DAY CAMP: EXPLORER CAMP (ages 6-10)

    - 5 DAY: ADVENTURER CAMP (ages 10 - 17)

    - 12 DAY: VOYAGER CAMP trips (ages 10 - 17)

    Camp starts June 22 & ends August 14

    Learn more

Latest LAMI News

March 27, 2020 Is Our 28th Anniversary

Posted: March 30, 2020

Dear Family and Friends of LAMI, Yesterday, Friday, March 27, 2020 marks Los Angeles Maritime Institute’s 28th anniversary as a non-profit serving young people though empowering experiential programs aboard our sailing tall ships. This happy occasion is usually celebrated at LAMI’s Building G with plenty of pizza and reminiscing around tables with folks from every […]

Due to the on going serious issues with COVID – 19 our facilities are closed to the public, volunteers and staff

Posted: March 23, 2020

Dear LAMI Team Member, Just wanted to get a quick note to you to talk about how we are dealing with the current health emergency. At this time we are aware of no team members that are ill, and we are hoping to keep it that way. I know many of us would love to […]

LAMI: COVID-19 Update Doing Our Part to Flatten the Curve

Posted: March 20, 2020

Los Angeles Maritime Institute (LAMI) prides itself on prioritizing safety in every aspect of delivering once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures to young people at sea aboard our sailing tall ships. One of the essential lessons working at sea teaches us is to be prepared for any unknown circumstance and to quickly respond to, adjust for, and solve […]

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LB Post: Explore the Coast #1 thing to do this weekend

Posted: December 19, 2019

The Long Beach Post has listed our Explore the Coast/Explora la Costa Sail as The #1 thing to do this weekend!

Swift of Ipswich is Back in the Water

Posted: December 13, 2019

About a week before that crisp, damp Friday morning, December 6th, 2018, the final trunnel was hammered into the hull of the Swift of Ipswich. The last thru-hull was inspected, the new bottom paint dark as a starless night, her topside red and yellow as the sunrise, every hull plank and keel bolt longing for […]

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Educator Resources

We have a collection of Educator Resources and Educator Resources in Spanish. These are freely available educational materials that explore marine biology and marine life, ocean pollution, and microplastics.