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

Winter Solstice Message

December 21st, 2020|

On this shortest day of the year, this message will also be our shortest of the year: Call of the Sea, its vessels and crew, are hunkered down during the darkest hours of the

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A Journey Through Time…

December 12th, 2020|

Dominican University Public History Program Dave Anderson, Call of the Sea's Deputy Director worked remotely with Dr. Jordan Lieser of Dominican University and his Public History class during 6 months

Let There Be Light

December 11th, 2020|

As darkness descends upon us, we in the Northern Hemisphere have found many ways to bring light and warmth into our lives. Celtic Fairy lights, Hanukkah candles, Tamil oil lamps, Christmas LEDs, Bhuddist lanterns,

#GivingTuesday

November 30th, 2020|

Hundreds of young people from the Bay Area have joined Call of the Sea and been inspired, built dreams, and received an exceptional experiential education. On this Giving Tuesday, December 1,

Giving Thanks

November 27th, 2020|

Papa Hemingway’s writing means more to me now that I am old than when I was a boy and first read his last work of fiction.  The short novel begins by describing what the

Stormy Weather

November 18th, 2020|

“Now is the Winter of our Discontent…” So begins the Shakespeare play about the corrupt and manipulative thirst for power and short reign of King Richard III. Centuries later, John Steinbeck borrowed

Highlighting Educational Programs & Sponsors

November 11th, 2020|

Why attend Call of the Sea's Aloft Program? Our seamanship class engenders personal growth, builds self confidence and interpersonal skills like leadership and team work! Comments from scholarship applicants for the Aloft program:

Support Students Learning on the Water

October 30th, 2020|

Donate Today! “Students are incredibly inspired to be back together again – to play, to follow, to work as a team and to be in this atmosphere of learning together again.” 

Women in the News and Aloft

October 28th, 2020|

Was it the sea? Responding, maybe, to celestial force? To be safe, I prayed. I tried to be a better person. These words were written by Louise Gluck who won the Nobel Prize for

Aloft and Girls Aloft Programs

October 20th, 2020|

What is the Aloft Seamanship program?   A four hour course in the art, & skill of sailing and navigating a ship, for all ages and genders. Special dates available for Girls and young