Tall Ships Throwdown

October 5th, 2020|

“T was in the month October, On an Indian summer day, That a fleet of ….” So began John Hunter-Duvar’s 18th Century sea-battle poem Danville’s Fleet.  His same words of introduction could be invoked

When will the skies clear?

October 2nd, 2020|

“Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire.” When Robert Frost wrote “Fire and Ice” in 1920,

Traditional Ships on display

October 1st, 2020|

Tall Ship Photography Sail October 8, 9 AM-Noon Matthew Turner and Freda B are partnering to offer an event dedicated to capturing the beauty of traditional ships.  We invite you to join us

Floating Classroom on Seaward

September 25th, 2020|

We are halfway through the 6 week launch of our full time educational program.  There are 2 cohorts of students engaging in sailing, marine environmental explorations, building projects to develop math, design and planning

GIRLS ALOFT! Seamanship program

September 16th, 2020|

On the water Experience aboard brigantine Matthew Turner Select Saturdays 8 AM-Noon, for young women ages 12-24. $125 per person.  Scholarships are available Students learn in an inclusive, healthy outdoor environment hands

Virtual Tall Ships Festival

September 11th, 2020|

Our life is closed, our life begins, The long, long anchorage we leave, The ship is clear at last, she leaps! She swiftly courses from the shore, Joy, shipmate, joy.      Walt Whitman, 1886

“Golden Gate” Sail to Pt. Bonita scheduled

September 9th, 2020|

Sunday September 13th, 2020 Matthew Turner will turn her bow towards the Pacific, sailing to Pt. Bonita for the first time!  We have sailed under the Golden Gate Bridge before, always a delight for

Chris Gallagher-Volunteer Spotlight

August 29th, 2020|

Chris Gallagher, Call of the Sea Volunteer & Board Member From Maryland via Maine to CA, Chris journeyed to find her career, receiving her B.A. in Environmental Education in 1983 from Dominican University of

August Newsletter

August 28th, 2020|

Oh, we've seen fire and we've seen rain. We've been docked for days that we thought would never end. We've seen lonely times when we could not be with friends, but we always know

Heart Above San Francisco Sail

August 26th, 2020|

On Labor Day, Monday September 7, 2020, Matthew Turner will participate in the Heart Above San Francisco Event. At 3:00 pm, a skywriting plane will draw a mile-high Heart above the Golden Gate Bridge. 

Youth Day Camps, Fun, Educational!

August 10th, 2020|

Educational Day Camp for youth ages 8 - 14 August 17 - September 4 9 a.m. - 4 p.m Monday-Friday Meet at the Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito Sign up Here $1,500 cost

Navigating through Uncharted Territory

August 7th, 2020|

In recent days it was as if we were in the 19th Century, sailing nicely after weeks in the doldrums, navigating with compass, sextant, watch and sketchy charts, and looking ahead with a spyglass.