We are carefully studying public health guidelines to determine what we can safely do now, and to be prepared for what may be possible in the future. So how can we stop “wastin’ time”, and start to leave some of this loneliness behind?
- We have scheduled a waterfront event, not to exceed 10 people: “Paintin’ By the Bay”, watercolor classes to be held outside the Bay Model on Saturday, June 13. Taught by local fine artist, Lucinda Eubanks , participants will create a painting of brigantine Matthew Turner. All proceeds support Call of the Sea. More information here. Reservations can be made, first come, first served by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- We are actively working on the possibility of scheduling our vessels to regularly go out with no more than ten people on board, including crew, and developing vessel-specific protocols that meet or exceed County Public Health standards.
Please continue to support our local restaurants and businesses. Many have sponsored our previous fundraising events, and are working hard to provide goods and services that help local residents stay nourished and safely sheltering in place.
This week, we give a special shout out to one long time supporter, Captain Bob Bitchin, who is offering free subscriptions to the on-line version of his entertaining magazine, Latitudes and Attitudes. Subscribe free of charge. Thank you, Bob. We love your attitude.
We are not alone next to the ocean. From Denmark to Australia, from San Francisco Bay to the Cape of Good Hope, people are eager to experience the health-giving properties of sailing. Consider this passage written by Danish author Isak Dinesen in her short story The Deluge at Norderney (1934) :