• Draft: 11′
  • Beam: 24′
  • Rig Height: 89′
  • Freeboard: 6′
  • Sail Area: 4,400 square feet
  • Tons: 99
  • Hull: wood

Organization: Grays Harbor Historical Seaport


Lady Washington became the first American vessel to visit the West Coast of North America, beginning what would become the Pacific Fur Trade. Built by Grays Harbor Historical Seaport in Aberdeen, Washington, and launched in 1989 as a Washington State Centennial project, the reproduction Lady Washington sails the waters of Washington State and the West Coast of North America as the official ship of the state of Washington. Lady Washington travels the Pacific Northwest throughout the sailing season offering educational programming, public daysails, private charters, and dockside tours.


  • USCG Certification: Passenger Vessel (Subchapter T)
  • Who Sails: Youth, Adults, Scouts, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College
  • Program Type: Sail Training, Passenger Daysails, Private Charters, Dockside Interpretation, Maritime History, Nautical Science & Seamanship, Team Building
  • Normal Cruising Waters – Winter: Washington, West Coast of North America
  • Sailing Season: May-October
  • Year Launched: 1989
  • Number of Crew: 10
  • Name of Contact: Brandi Bednarik, Executive Director
  • Website: https://www.historicalseaport.org/