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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

Spotlight on the Conservation Fund

March 14th, 2022|

In 2012, a nonprofit, The Conservation Fund (TCF), donated the wood to build Call of the Sea's tall ship Matthew Turner because of the initiative of TCF California Project Director Chris Kelly. This week, Chris visited the Matthew Turner for the first time since her completion. Here he is standing below decks next to

Power Regeneration Under Sail

May 12th, 2021|

The San Francisco Spring-Summer Fog Machine (sometimes referred to as Karl) has returned with breezy Bay conditions which are perfect for sailing a tall ship like Matthew Turner! In addition to exciting sailing on a large wooden brigantine and wondrous views of the fog spilling over the Sausalito hills and pouring through the Gate,

Opening Day on the Bay Parade

April 25th, 2021|

Join us virtually on Sunday April 25th, for Matthew Turner's first participation in the annual parade for Opening Day.  Live stream at Noon Pacific time.  Thank you to the Pacific Inter Island Yacht Club for organizing the event!

Matthew Turner Spotlight

March 8th, 2021|

Matthew Turner is featured in the Spring 2021 Latitudes and Attitudes magazine, with a multi page article and centerfold photo.  The magazine owner and editor, Bob Bitchin, recounts how Call of the Sea founder, Alan Olson, taught him how to sail and set him on course for a life of sailing and publishing a