USCG CertificationPassenger Vessel (Subchapter T)
Built in 1941 as a two-masted “schooner-dragger”, the American Pride spent over 40 years commercially fishing the Grand Banks and George’s Banks. In 1986, completely restored and with a third mast added, she operated as a charter boat out of Bar Harbor, Maine. In 1996 she sailed to her new home in Long Beach, California. Currently, she is under going some renovations and now part of the fleet of the Los Angeles Maritime Institute.
Homeport: San Pedro, CA
Sparred Length: 129'
Rig height: 98'
Sail Area: 4900 square feet
Program Type: Sail Training, Private Charters, Dockside Interpretation, Summer Camp
Normal cruising waters: Southern California (summer), Southern California (winter)
Contact: Bruce Heyman, Director