2022 Educational Sailing Stats

December 31st, 2022|

7,034 visits to the Bay Model Complex/ship for an educational program, tour or sail Approx. 1,000 volunteer visits in 2022, for sailing, maintenance or building projects Approx. 100 tours were given of Matthew Turner by docents 1,345  passengers on Seaward 5,204  passengers on Matthew Turner 6,549  passengers (sailing) total 5 ports visited in

2023 Summer Youth Programs

December 27th, 2022|

Click on any of the images below to view and print the program information Summer Camps Register for Camp Youth Voyages Overnight Registration SEA Saturdays SEAS Registration Science Camp Register for Camp Aloft Program Register

Creating a Safe Environment for All

December 22nd, 2022|

Call of the Sea stands in solidarity with Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and the LBGTQ+ communities. The recent article in the Los Angeles Times that outlined harassment and hate crimes at California State University Maritime Academy has illuminated societal and industry shortcomings in addressing and overcoming systemic racism, discrimination, and harassment. Call

#Giving Tuesday

November 29th, 2022|

"Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats." The classic quote above is what the Water Rat said to the mole in Kenneth Grahame's Wind in the Willows. Less well known is what the old

Textile Microfiber Sustainability Sail Oct 27

October 5th, 2022|

Join Materevolve onboard tall ship "Matthew Turner" as the sun sets over the Golden Gate Bridge on Thursday, October 27th. The “Textile X Ocean Connector Sail” aims to connect sustainability leaders to discuss the most important topics at the intersection of textiles and ocean. On board the three hour sunset sail, you will connect with other passionate minds, learn

Volunteer Profile, Chad Brubaker

September 14th, 2022|

Chad is one of our regular, weekly sailing volunteers, devoting weekends and many midweek days to sailing alongside the full time live aboard crew.  Chad has developed skills in tall ship crewing and teaching our Educational stations to students of all ages.  Thank you Chad! Where do you come from, and were you

Register for Fall Event October 21

August 29th, 2022|

Photo credit Ellen Spiro Join us on October 21! Where:  The Spinnaker Restaurant, Sausalito When:  Friday October 21, 6-9 pm Proudly honoring the young people whose lives are being transformed by COTS’s innovative educational experiences and the tall ships that are changing their lives. Gather with friends old and

Teacher Appreciation Sails

August 24th, 2022|

Call of the Sea periodically hosts teachers and their supporters for educational partner and teacher appreciation sails.  We recently spent a weekend, August 13 & 14, hosting 60 teachers and family members on 3 hour educational sails.  We aim to provide inspiration, showcase our educational platform and interactive learning activities and most of all,

Sailing & Seamanship Summer Camps

May 18th, 2022|

Our Summer sailing camps start in just 4 weeks, on June 13th! We have exciting new activities planned for the younger campers, ages 8-11, with a focus on the marine life that we will interact with as we sail the Bay on schooner Seaward. The older campers, ages 12-14 will focus on sailing, seamanship

Call of the Sea Busy with Youth Sails

May 13th, 2022|

After 2 long years when most schools have been unable to take field trips, the second week of May was the busiest youth sailing week Call of the Sea has ever had! 12 school groups and over 400 students over 4 days: 9 Third Grade Students 40 Fourth Grade Students 100 Fifth Grade Students