Shipyard Tent For Sale

October 27th, 2017|

The fabric structure in which we built Matthew Turner is now for sale.  Construction of the ship's interior joinery will take place in our workshop at 60C Liberty Ship Way, just a few blocks from

Matthew Turner Progress 10.27.17

October 27th, 2017|

Matthew Turner's Main Salon is getting her siding.  The interior cabinetry and bunks will be pre-fabricated  for installation after all wiring is completed.

Matthew Turner Progress 9.12.17

September 12th, 2017|

Here at the Tall Ship Tent, work on the 14 lower deadeye sets continues, and the chart house windows are nearly ready to be installed.

Gala Tickets for Volunteers

August 24th, 2017|

VOLUNTEERS ARE THE LIFE OF OUR ORGANIZATION! To show our appreciation, Call of the Sea volunteers can purchase tickets for almost half off at $65 (regular price is $125). All ticket purchases will be

Gala Tickets

August 24th, 2017|

Your ticket of $125 includes a tour of our sailing vessels and a party at the Bay Model with food, music,  libations, 'live and silent auction', and much more. Next gala June 2019

Stepping of the Mast!

August 16th, 2017|

Watch the installation of the lower Main and Foremasts on the Matthew Turner. Memorial coins and talismans will be placed under the masts, an ancient tradition to ensure good luck and safe passage. Viewing will

Call of the Sea in the News!

August 15th, 2017|

Last week, Call of the Sea sailed with youth from Oakland Parks and Recreation out of Jack London Square. Two groups of 40 sailed for three hours each on our Bay Explorations sail. The

Notes from the Shipyard: July 2017

July 30th, 2017|

Our team has been busy completing Matthew Turner's deck and spars. Thank you for your support in helping us launch the ship and reach the final stages of construction! I am particularly excited about rigging

Volunteer of the Month: July 2017

July 29th, 2017|

At the Sausalito Art Festival in 2013, Jim was fascinated by the big white tent and a huge pile of lumber. By 2014 Matthew Turner's frames were being erected, and Jim signed on as a

Coming Up: Sausalito Arts Festival

July 29th, 2017|

Call of the Sea will participate in the Sausalito Arts Festival on Labor Day Weekend, September 2 - 4 2017, from 10:00 am - 5:00pm. We will be showcasing Sausalito's Maritime Artisans & Shipbuilding Heritage

Notes from Seaward: Teen Summer Voyaging

July 29th, 2017|

Schooner Seaward has made her way around the windward mark, and can see the end of voyaging season. Coastal overnight trips between San Francisco and Monterey Bay have exposed 36 (and soon another 24) teens

Shop to Support Matthew Turner!

July 29th, 2017|

Did you know that you can shop online and support Matthew Turner construction? We have an online Ship's Store for Matthew Turner Logo shirts and hats and other items. We also have partnerships with vendors such as Amazon, Target, DSW,