Welcoming Clipper Stad Amsterdam

March 12th, 2024|

It has been a week but we are still wowed by the Clipper Ship Stad Amsterdam, which entered San Francisco Bay on the morning of March 6th, under calm winds and drizzly skies.  It was not sailing weather, but a nice group of Call of the Sea volunteers and board members joined the crew

Remembering Earl Johnson

February 14th, 2024|

On February 8, 2024, the Rotary Club of Tiburon Sunset granted a $1000 donation to Call of the Sea in memory of former member Earl Johnson, who was a longtime volunteer at Educational Tall Ship, helping build the brigantine Matthew Turner.  The donation was at the recommendation of Bill McNicholas, who attended Call of

Healing Through Camaraderie

February 8th, 2024|

November 2023 Team Building Sail with Wooden Boats For Vets Call of the Sea intern joined the sail to observe this special program for the non profit Vets Boats As a high school marketing intern setting out on this incredible sailing journey, I have a lot to learn

Mike Wing, Marin Volunteer of the Year

January 18th, 2024|

Call of the Sea volunteer Mike Wing named Center for Volunteer Non Profit Leadership's annual Heart of Marin Volunteer of the Year! Mike Wing has been an active volunteer at Call of the Sea since April 2021.  He is an author, scientist, and full-time science classroom high school teacher.  He holds a PhD,

2024 Youth Sailing Progams

January 15th, 2024|

What's new for Summer Camps this year? Two additional week long sessions for ages 8-13 have been added to the schedule, extending the season into mid August Campers will sail on both tall ships, schooner SEAWARD and Brigantine MATTHEW TURNER *except for the July session Check out Summer Camps New this year, Tall

Winter Maintenance

December 29th, 2023|

2024 Winter Maintenance Projects The ship crew at Call of the Sea is focused on preparing our two iconic traditional vessels for educational service to the community in 2024.  The sailing season begins on March 15 for Seaward and April 1 for Matthew Turner. MATTHEW TURNER The focus

Winter Solstice

December 21st, 2023|

“Let us all bring more light and compassion into the world.”             – Dacha Avelin December surely is a month for thinking about light and compassion. Its days grow darker until the Solstice – after which we begin to see more light each winter day that follows. We hope for peace and good will. Ancient mariners

NOAA Ocean Educators Event

December 13th, 2023|

Call of the Sea spent a day at the Exploratorium, exhibiting at an event organized by the NOAA Ocean Education team. The day featured tours of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ship Okeanos Explorer and presentations  targeted towards teachers by ocean educators including Call of the Sea, NOAA Ocean Exploration, the Sailing

Native American Heritage Month

November 28th, 2023|

“We have only one earth. Let’s take care of it.”    Deb Haaland, U.S. Secretary of the Interior and member, Laguna Pueblo Tribe, New Mexico As we celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November, Secretary Haaland’s words remind us that, for centuries, indigenous people in the Americas lived in harmony with the earth. Here

Fall Event Auction Preview

October 12th, 2023|

Preview these exciting experiences and artworks available at the event's silent and live auction.   Advance bids are welcome.  Email info@callofthesea.org 4 days at the Sheridan Pines Estate, Las Vegas, for 6  Enjoy this gorgeous Estate with family or friends.  You will stay in the dual