GIRLS ALOFT! Seamanship program

September 16th, 2020|

On the water Experience aboard brigantine Matthew Turner Saturdays Sept 19, 26 and Oct 3, 2020  8 AM-Noon, for young women ages 12-24. October 10 & 17th, all are welcome!   $125 per person. 

Virtual Tall Ships Festival

September 11th, 2020|

Our life is closed, our life begins, The long, long anchorage we leave, The ship is clear at last, she leaps! She swiftly courses from the shore, Joy, shipmate, joy.      Walt Whitman, 1886

“Golden Gate” Sail to Pt. Bonita scheduled

September 9th, 2020|

Sunday September 13th, 2020 Matthew Turner will turn her bow towards the Pacific, sailing to Pt. Bonita for the first time!  We have sailed under the Golden Gate Bridge before, always a delight for

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

August Newsletter

August 28th, 2020|

Oh, we've seen fire and we've seen rain. We've been docked for days that we thought would never end. We've seen lonely times when we could not be with friends, but we always know

Heart Above San Francisco Sail

August 26th, 2020|

On Labor Day, Monday September 7, 2020, Matthew Turner will participate in the Heart Above San Francisco Event. At 3:00 pm, a skywriting plane will draw a mile-high Heart above the Golden Gate Bridge. 

Youth Day Camps, Fun, Educational!

August 10th, 2020|

Educational Day Camp for youth ages 8 - 14 August 17 - September 4 9 a.m. - 4 p.m Monday-Friday Meet at the Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito Sign up Here $1,500 cost

Navigating through Uncharted Territory

August 7th, 2020|

In recent days it was as if we were in the 19th Century, sailing nicely after weeks in the doldrums, navigating with compass, sextant, watch and sketchy charts, and looking ahead with a spyglass.

Matthew Turner Sails with her first passengers!

July 30th, 2020|

Brigantine Matthew Turner, fresh from obtaining its Certificate of Inspection from the Coast Guard, embarked on its first “Heritage” sails over the weekend of July 24- 26, 2020. Completely sold out within hours, these

Educational Youth Day Camp Added

July 30th, 2020|

Captains Jay Grant and Jessica Bucklin have skippered Schooner Seaward with “young salts” adventuring in compliance with Public Health guidelines. A fourth camp session has just been added, August 10-28. In addition to sailing

Matthew Turner is now Coast Guard Certified!

July 20th, 2020|

“On a day when the wind is perfect, the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty. Today is such a day.” Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (1207-1273) Today is indeed

Summer Camp Update

July 12th, 2020|

“She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” Elizabeth Edwards, 2010 Weathering the pandemic storm has challenged everyone in ways unimaginable just a few