“The sea has known so many races, and bears testimony to none.” The Wind is Free, 1949, by Frank Wrightman (1896-1970) (b. South Africa) For centuries, much has been written about this distinctive attribute of the Sea: all those who sail upon it face the same elements: shifting winds, waves, tides, storms, and hidden shoals. For
“I promise I will save you When you cannot stay afloat And if your tears can fill an ocean Then for you I will be a boat.” E. H. (circa 2012) These words were written by Erin Hanson, Australian poet, whose birthday is June 22. She will be 25 years old. Also on
At Call of the Sea we’ve been working hard to deliver on our mission of providing on-the-water environmental and maritime education to students of all ages — and in particular youth. To achieve this we’re expanding our fleet with the Matthew Turner which will provide a fantastic experiential sailing platform and an additional 38 berths.
As the seasons turn toward the Fall, we are becoming increasingly excited about sailing the brigantine Matthew Turner and about schooner Seaward's approaching winter season in Mexico. However, while I was preparing to share with you the build updates and details of new organizational partnerships and sailing programs, recent maritime events have compelled us
Teachers make our world a better place. Call of the Sea is at your service. We are offering training and workshops just for you. Upcoming workshops include: Project WET: Land-Based Watershed Education to Ocean and Coastal Impacts This Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) workshop is for K-12 educators to explore how to connect
It was an historic moment that was over five years in the making: brigantine Matthew Turner left the dock for the first time and motored under its own power. Under the full moon on the night of Friday, May 17th, a team of Matthew Turner volunteers and professional crew successfully piloted the vessel from
Call of the Sea advocates for on-the-water ocean environmental literacy for all. Latitude 38 covers the story and features our Director of Education and Seaward's crew.
A couple shots from a fun volunteer appreciation day onboard Matthew Turner. Some members of the sewing team assembled in Foc'sle, and one of the skilled volunteer sewing volunteers, Eduarda Nunes, was helped out onto the bowsprit by her brother, volunteer carpenter and rigger, Ruben da Silva. They are both family of the Nunes