An Interview With Volunteer Gordon Worley

March 4th, 2024|

Where do you come from, and were you involved with boats there? I spent a 40+ year career as an emergency department nurse, helicopter flight nurse, emergency nurse practitioner, and educator. I retired in 2022

Mike Wing, Marin Volunteer of the Year

January 18th, 2024|

Call of the Sea volunteer Mike Wing named Center for Volunteer Non Profit Leadership's annual Heart of Marin Volunteer of the Year! Mike Wing has been an active volunteer at Call of the

Interview with Volunteer Gwen Holst

September 26th, 2023|

Where do you come from, and were you involved with boats there? I am a Bay Area native who returned in 2021 after 9 years in Los Angeles.  Growing up here, my first tall

An Interview with Alan Olson

January 18th, 2023|

Alan Olson on Building Tall Ships An Interview by Mo Roddy for Latitude 38's Good Jibes Podcast Alan is the founder of Call of the Sea, and was the Project Director for

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

Volunteer Profile Aaron Altabet

March 24th, 2022|

Aaron grew up in Walnut Creek, but didn't get the chance to sail until he was an adult. He went to college at the University of Puget Sound, a liberal arts school near Seattle,

Volunteer Carpentry Team

June 3rd, 2021|

Brian Swing was born and raised in Los Gatos. He was not involved with boats before discovering Matthew Turner, but he has been an amateur wood worker for a

Volunteer Charlie Walther

January 5th, 2021|

Charlie grew up where there were no boats, in Redding, CA, on a ranch.  Attending both Cal Poly and Cal Maritime, he proceeded to work as an engineer on boats, as an administrator, and

Volunteer Team Profile

December 28th, 2020|

Tom Bissey, from Decatur, IL, grew up with a lake nearby and his family always had power boats. He was active in Sea Scouts as a teenager and and involved with the local Yacht

Chris Gallagher-Volunteer Spotlight

August 29th, 2020|

Chris Gallagher, Call of the Sea Volunteer & Board Member From Maryland via Maine to CA, Chris journeyed to find her career, receiving her B.A. in Environmental Education in 1983 from Dominican University of

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Volunteer Matthew Turner Sewing Team

October 11th, 2018|

Question: When is sewing more than just needle and thread? Answer: When you are volunteering on the Matthew Turner Sewing Team. The Matthew Turner Sewing Team brings a wide range of sewing and

An Interview with Roger Fuller, Electrical Engineer

October 11th, 2018|

Where do you come from, and were you involved with boats there? Roger Fuller’s father was in the USCG and they moved all over the country, but the family spent their summers at Weekapaug,