2023 Youth Overnights

September 20th, 2023|

Call of the Sea believes that overnight programs can have the greatest impact on students, not only exposing them to the marine environment, but helping build self confidence when they disconnect from the media and land, learn new skills and and face new challenges by becoming part of the sailing crew.  In 2023 we

Summer Camp is in full swing!

June 29th, 2023|

Schooner Seaward finished 2 weeks of summer camp in June, and is headed to Monterey Bay for 3 one week long youth voyages in partnership with Camp Sea Lab.  Brigantine Matthew Turner will have one week of youth day (with one night sleeping on board) camp July 10-14.  Seaward returns for 2 weeks of

Women Offshore Podcast Interview

June 22nd, 2023|

Captain Rebecca Johnson Captain Heather Richard Photos by Lyon Omohundro Listen to the Podcast In June 20th's Women Offshore Podcast episode, Christine talks with Call of the Sea captains Rebecca Johnson and Heather Richard, sharing their passion and experience of sailing and how they got to be

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 Camp Register for Camp Youth Voyages-SOLD OUT! Overnight Registration SEA Saturdays SEAS Registration Science Camp Register for Camp Aloft Program

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