Posted by: Erica Geary | February 16, 2012

Valentine’s Wedding on the Californian

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, Kristen & David tied the knot on Valentine’s Day at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.  Aboard the tall ship Californian, the two said “I do” during their dockside wedding ceremony at 2:14pm on 2/14.  Romantic?  I think so.

The 40 guests were seated on deck in white chairs with white ribbons with the ceremony taking place on the bow.  The ship was elegantly decorated with white roses and the wedding beautifully coordinated by Sharon Cole of A Dream Wedding.  I was surprised at how much space was available.  We could have easily seated 60 guests at a dockside wedding.

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This was not your average wedding.  Following the ceremony the newlyweds and their guests headed out to sea for a 2 ½ hour sail with Captain Chris Welton.  The bride, groom, and guests rolled up their sleeves and joined the crew in sailing the ship—tuxedos and all.

Congratulations to the happy couple and we wish you all the happiness in the world!  Thank you for letting us be a part of your special day.

Fair winds,

Erica Geary


Responses

  1. What a great wedding! This is a perfect example of how couples can truly personalize their big day and offer guests a memorable experience.

  2. Love the pictures you got of the flowers! We had such a fun time decorating and designing the flowers for Kristen and David’s Valentine’s Day wedding. Who knew heart shaped flowers on a ship could look so fabulous : )

    • They did look amazing! You are very talented🙂


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