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brigantine

a two-masted sailing ship, rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft with square topsails on the mainmast
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The Twin Brigantines will be christened by pioneering youth sailing mentor and seven-time circumnavigator, Electa `Exy' Johnson, 93, and her son, Robert, representing his late father Irving Johnson.
Following the dedication ceremonies, which will include daytime fireworks, brigantines will be lifted by crane into the water.
Christening by Exy and Robert Johnson -- Launch -- the 90-foot, 110-ton Twin Brigantines will be lifted by crane into the water -- Daytime Fireworks display -- 11:00 a.
The Twin Brigantines, state-of-the-art 21st century wooden vessels, built in part by hand by master shipwrights and LAMI volunteers in 19th century fashion, are a project of the Los Angeles Maritime Institute (LAMI), the donor-sponsored, volunteer-operated education affiliate of the L.
WHEREAS, the Los Angeles Maritime Museum and the Los Angeles Maritime Institute are building two wooden sailing brigantines at the Los Angeles Maritime Museum in the tradition of the early master shipwrights of San Pedro Bay; and
WHEREAS, the sailing Brigantines shall be named the Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson to honor the two pioneers of youth sail training in the United States; and
WHEREAS, the Brigantines Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson shall be used for youth sail training of present and future generations; and
WHEREAS, the Brigantines Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson are built with such high quality materials, design and workmanship that they shall be engaged in youth sail training well into the next Century; and
WHEREAS, the Brigantines Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson shall sail with Southern California youth to the far-flung ports of the world as ambassadors of good will:
Pete' Lee, Los Angeles Maritime Institute President and TopSail Youth Program Founder, Captain James Gladson, Master Shipbuilder Allen Rawl -- joined by over 100 local volunteer shipwrights and Brigantine Boatworks docents and 30 professional craftsmen from all over the world, internationally recognized maritime artist Scott Kennedy, and TopSail Youth Program participants, volunteers and alumni.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that by the adoption of this resolution the Mayor and Council of the City of Los Angeles hereby congratulate the Maritime Museum, the Maritime Institute and the Port of Los Angeles as partners of the Twin Brigantine Project and confers, upon the Sail Training Vessels Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson and their TopSail Youth Crews, the honor of representing our City, State and Nation as `The Official Tall Ships and Maritime Ambassadors of the City of Los Angeles.