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

Announcing Captain Jessica Bucklin

July 9th, 2020|

Jessica Bucklin will take the helm of Seaward on July 13 as Captain for a 3 week session of Call of the Sea's Young Salts Adventure Camp.  She started on Seaward as Mate in

Testimonials from Summer Camp

July 2nd, 2020|

Thank you so much for keeping camp going, and so conscientiously, with such a fun and engaging program Just wanted to say thank you for a wonderful experience. After being home for 4

Summer 2020 Appeal

June 25th, 2020|

Donate with your Credit Card Save On the Water Education Keep Call of the Sea Afloat Your donation today is needed to sustain Call of the Sea, its incredible

Seaward Resumes Sailing Programs

June 24th, 2020|

“The sea has known so many races, and bears testimony to none.” The Wind is Free, 1949, by Frank Wrightman (1896-1970) (b. South Africa) For centuries, much has been written about this distinctive attribute of the

For you I will be a boat

June 16th, 2020|

“I promise I will save you When you cannot stay afloat And if your tears can fill an ocean Then for you I will be a boat.” E. H. (circa 2012) These words

Announcing 3 week Summer Day Camp

June 12th, 2020|

Call of the Sea is on a mission to help alleviate the boredom and stress of the Covid-19 affected summer break!   Bay Area youth aged 8 - 14 are invited to join Call of

Keeping the Dream Alive

June 7th, 2020|

When the pandemic storm first reached the Bay Area in March, it forced brigantine Matthew Turner to batten down and stay tied to the Army Corps/Bay Model Pier. We canceled schooner Seaward’s remaining Mexico voyages and she flew

Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay

May 30th, 2020|

Dear Call of the Sea Community, When Otis Redding wrote "Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay," on a houseboat at Waldo Point in Sausalito more than 50 years ago, it would have been