Dawn Is Coming

March 16th, 2021|

“Our eternal message of hope is that dawn will come.”   -Martin Luther King, Jr. Indeed, dawn has come for millions of people hoping to emerge from the darkness of the pandemic. For Call of

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,

Share the Love this Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2021|

“Think of love as a state of grace: not the means to anything but the alpha and omega, an end in itself.”  Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez On any given Valentine’s Day, we

Today is the Day

February 5th, 2021|

"There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday, and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do, and mostly, live." - Dalai Lama XIV Today is

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