We now have two 450 lb. anchors each with 400 ft of stud link chain, one on each side of Matthew Turner.
The Sausalito sun at 10AM reflects off the ripples of Richardson Bay. Our schooner, Seaward, bobs as students walk on board. Can you remember your first time on a boat? For many students, this is it. 39 life-vested students crowd around the port side as the captain leans on the main boom. “All hands!”
The Bay Model Visitor Center and pier will be closed from 11/16 to 11/20 due to poor air quality caused by the fires. Our hearts are with the people who are going through this tragedy. Thank you for your understanding.
Dax Ovid, Ph.D. is onboarding at Call of the Sea as the Director of Educational Programs. Dax studied Integrative Biology at U.C. Berkeley, focusing her research on seasonality in mammals and birds. For over 5 years, Dax has co-designed and taught an undergraduate course on the public engagement with science. As a part of
Matthew Turner had her first day of educational activities for students at the dock. Fifth Graders had a lesson in nautical arts, making monkey fists. A few first graders raised and doused the Fore staysail.
Children’s book author Jeanne Walker Harvey discussed on KALW FM 91.7 her new book Boats on the Bay and how proceeds benefit Call of the Sea. She was interviewed on the radio show Open Air by their regular contributor and critic at large Peter Robinson. Together they discussed her new book which is available at Book
At Call of the Sea, we know students have powerful experiences under sail. Part of this comes from our “no electronics” policy. This summer, students that ventured on our 3- or 5-day overnight voyages aboard schooner Seaward revealed the power of powering down their devices. Technological interfaces often displace human interaction and face-to-face friendships,