Pacific Heritage Tour

Pacific Heritage Tour San Salvador

San Salvador Pacific Heritage Tour

Pacific Heritage Tour 2017

Channel Islands Adventure Sailing Experience

Adventure Awaits. Seafarers Wanted. Sail aboard San Salvador on an exciting ocean-going excursion. No sailing experience needed.

Adventure Sailing legs on the Pacific Heritage Tour 2017 are for people who love history, sailing and want to be a part of a momentous occasion. Very few people have sailed on galleons of the sixteenth century and on our San Salvador sailing legs the public will get a chance to see California through the eyes of explorers.

Join us as we set sail for these unique tall ship experiences. For the novice or the experienced sailor, each leg allows passengers the opportunity to join the crew with sail training lessons and shipboard activities including hands-on demonstrations and practical experience of traditional and celestial navigation, cartography, and sail handling, including knots.

Evening programs on Channel Islands archeology and natural resources, Cabrillo’s journey, California’s Origin story, and first people’s encounters with the unknown are sure to entertain and educate all aboard.

Santa Barbara to Channel Islands to San Diego.
May 23 – May 29
7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS MEALS AND ACCOMODATIONS INCLUDED
$1542 per person, group discounts available

• Click here to download the Application Packet
• Click here to download the Pacific Heritage Tour flyer
• Click here to download the Pacific Heritage Tour Press Release

For More Information Click Here
Or call 619-234-9153 ext 111
Regular working hours for this department are ‌Sunday through ‌Thursday from ‌0800-1500. We are often out of the office caring for the museum fleet but will respond as soon as we can.

We truly hope you can join us on this exciting tour aboard San Salvador.



San Salvador

San Salvador

San Salvador

San Salvador

San Salvador Bunks

San Salvador Bunks

San Salvador Bunks an Stairs

San Salvador Head

San Salvador under sail, guest bunks and heads. Click images for larger version.


What adventurers had to say about the 2016 Pacific Heritage Tour:

Trip of dreams! Perfect blend of adventure & education. Fascinating & gregarious crew!
Jeff Krumm
Great Adventure! Thank you for bringing this part of history into our lives, and thanks to a fun, knowledgeable crew. Once in a lifetime experience!
Steve Whittlesey
AWESOME
Rod Brown
I truly enjoyed the camping nature of the trip. Sleeping at night to the rocking rhythm of the waves will be a memory forever cherished.
Carolyn Cooper
What a privilege to be able to sail on the San Salvador and enjoy the company of crew and guests. Fun, educational, and a meaningful life experience.
Tom Vigran
Terrific crew and ship that led to my greatest nautical adventure in my life! Only wish I could return the favor aloft.
Nelson Balcar – American Airlines Captain RET.
Great time, great trip. It was good to show this fine vessel around and see how well she performs.
Tom Shipman

Pacific Heritage Tour 2017

• Visit the San Salvador in Santa Barbara
• Santa Barbara afternoon sail aboard the San Salvador

Pacific Heritage Tour 2017 - Santa Barbara, CA Tickets


San Salvador Santa Barbara Sailing Adventure

Pacific Heritage Tour 2017 – Visit the San Salvador

The 1542 replica galleon San Salvador Tour will make her stop at Santa Barbara, CA, offering a variety of onshore exhibits and seagoing adventures for all ages.

Sail across the centuries and be part of history as the full-scale replica of the first European vessel to explore California’s coastline makes her maiden voyage.

Itinerary:
May 18 to 22 – Open to the Public
May 23 – Day sail aboard San Salvador, 1 to 4pm
May 23 – May 29 – Santa Barbara to Channel Islands to San Diego, 7 days 6 nights sailing adventure.

Port Visit Ticket Range $15.00 to $10.00
3 Hour Sail Ticket Range $99.00 to $49.00
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara, CA


Now is your chance to see and board the San Salvador as she makes her passage to Santa Barbara during her Pacific Heritage Tour 2017.

The San Salvador under the command of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, arrived at the port we now call San Diego on September 28, 1542, before proceeding further north in search of new trade routes. She was the first recorded European vessel to sail along California, and survey its coastline.

Her expeditionaries established a generally friendly first contact with the indigenous peoples of that coast. The San Salvador must be considered the founding ship of San Diego and of the State of California. As such she functions as an “origin symbol” ship for San Diego in much the same way as the Mayflower is the origin symbol ship of New England.

Her story represents the beginning of a common heritage for the peoples of California, both past and present.


Need more info about visiting the San Salvador? Click Here to send email
Or call (619) 234-9153 ext. 116

Need day of EVENT info about visiting the San Salvador? Click Here to send email
Or call (760) 518-1380

We look forward to your visit!

Learn more about the San Salvador and her Pacific Heritage Tour here:

Click here for the EXPLORE page; includes lesson plans, down-loadable San Salvador paper models, and the interpretive text panels used during her Port of Call tour stops.

Click here to read about the adventures of San Salvador during her Pacific Heritage Tour 2016.

Pacific Heritage Tour San Salvador

No experience necessary, only good attitudes for uncharted adventure.

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