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,

15th Annual Maritime Ball: A Salute to the Matthew Turner

July 28th, 2017|

The San Francisco Maritime National Parks Association's annual Ball will be held at the Palace Hotel on September 9, 2017. Matthew Turner, the "first wooden sailing ship to be built in Northern California in more

News for Volunteers: May 2017

May 31st, 2017|

Matthew Turner is blessed with an amazing group of volunteers! We could not do this without you! In appreciation of your dedication to the project, Call of the Sea is offering half price tickets (up

Master Mariners Report: May 2017

May 31st, 2017|

Seaward had the fastest elapsed time on the course and placed second in her division in the Master Mariner's Benevolent Association Regatta May 27, 2017. The weather was perfect, the crew performed flawlessly and we

Volunteer of the Month: May 2017

May 31st, 2017|

Dan Higgins has been an incredibly competent and consistent volunteer here at Matthew Turner since he joined the project in March of 2014. He has accrued over 3400 volunteer hours, donating his time to specialized

Time sails by when you’re teaching hundreds of kids!

May 31st, 2017|

Schooner Seaward's spring season is wrapping up and her crew is beginning to prepare for summer voyaging. From April to June, Seaward crew taught lessons in marine ecology and biology, navigation, and seamanship to 58

Notes from the Shipyard: May 2017

May 31st, 2017|

Some time has passed since our big launch. Yet the excitement is still on people's minds and in conversations, reliving various high points of the day. I do hope you were able to come see