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Expanding horizons through experiential, environmental education under sail.

Call of the Sea is a educational nonprofit 501(c)(3) that has been serving thousands of Bay Area youth for over ten years.

Through our empowering shipboard programs aboard schooner Seaward, we cultivate environmental stewardship in future generations while celebrating maritime history and tradition.

Call of the Sea is making way towards a sustainable future: we’re creating a floating foundation for a hundred years of experiential youth education by building a historic, yet innovative wooden tall ship, Matthew Turner.

Be part of the legacy! Join the community of donors and volunteers who have supported Matthew Turner, the Bay Area’s own tall ship.

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Rigging Underway

The Rigging and Fittings teams are working on getting yards and  standing rigging ready for

This Week at the Tall Ship Tent and Workshop

This week at the Tall Ship tent and workshop: rigging and fittings work progresses steadily,

Radio Broadcast

Here is a direct link to the archive of a radio broadcast, 1 hour all

Rainy Day Crew

A good sized Volunteer crew showed up for the morning meeting and a rainy work

Volunteer Hours
Students Sailed
Matthew Turner: Building A Dream 2018-01-05T20:50:59+00:00
Call of the Sea *Sail *Explore *Learn 2017-12-20T00:02:02+00:00
East Bay Times: Kids Hear Call of the Sea 2017-08-14T18:17:35+00:00
Fox Channel 2 News: Youth STEM Program 2017-08-14T17:09:17+00:00
Environmental Education Under Sail 2017-08-14T18:50:35+00:00