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The Tall Ships Arrive at the Woodmark Hotel with Cannons Firing

The arrival of historic Tall Ships the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain

 

WHO:
The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa and Tall Ships

WHAT:
The arrival of historic Tall Ships the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain

WHEN:
Monday, August 27, 2012
***Arriving between 5 and 6 p.m.***

WHERE:
The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa
1200 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033

DETAILS:
Join the Woodmark Hotel in welcoming historic Tall Ships, the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain, on Lake Washington as they arrive at the Carillon Point guest dock for the week with their cannons firing.

Additional Tall Ships activities:

On Labor Day Weekend, both ships will set out on two hour sailings from the Woodmark for “mock battles” and Lake Washington tours.

The Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m. sailings are family friendly and the 5 p.m. sailings are cocktail cruises for adults age 21 and over. Boxed meals will be included for all sailings and beer and wine will be available for purchase during the cocktail cruises. Ticket prices for the sales are $36.50 for adults ages 21 and over and $25 for children age 20 and under (plus tax and processing fee). To purchase tickets, visit http://tallshipskirkland.eventbrite.com/.

In addition, The Lady Washington will be available for tours on Thursday, August 30 from noon to 6 p.m. while it is moored at Marina Park (25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland). The ship accommodates 60-100 visitors an hour and complimentary tours last approximately 30 minutes. There also will be two free sails – the first is an educational sail from 9 a.m. to noon where children can learn about life at sea and basic navigation skills. A second sail from 6 to 8 p.m. allows visitors to participate in the operation of an 18th century tall ship, from raising the sails to taking the helm. For more information on the Tall Ships, visit www.historicalseaport.org.

About The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa:

The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa is the only hotel on the picturesque shores of Lake Washington. Personal and comfortable, the Woodmark features 100 rooms, including 21 suites, most with views of the lake, and all with luxury amenities. The Woodmark is the ideal in-town retreat only minutes from downtown Bellevue and other Eastside destinations. It offers a full-service spa, two exceptional restaurants, distinctive event spaces and an intimate, residential, waterside ambiance.  Most importantly, Woodmark people are warm and genuine, anticipating guests’ every need. Popular for corporate events, weddings and important family occasions, the Woodmark is ultimately a place where everyone feels at home, and home is a relaxing and rejuvenating place set apart by the water. www.thewoodmark.com

About Destination, Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hospitality management company headquartered in Colorado. With more than 35 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the third largest hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 8,970 guest rooms, 15 golf courses and 16 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Seattle, Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Palos Verdes, Maui and Lake Tahoe. The company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.

For a complete list of properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.

Media Contact:
Lori Meyers / Sarah Ducharme
Richmond Public Relations/ (206) 682-6979
lorim@richmondpr.com / sarahd@richmondpr.com

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