tall ships

Educational Sailing on the Bay

September 29th, 2021|

Testimonial From a Parent of Youth Sailors The kids and I had a lovely time on the Matthew Turner on Saturday, thank you so much for organizing the outing for us.  I love that it was as immersive as we wanted it to be -- rather than trying to elicit

Aloft Seamanship Program

March 9th, 2021|

A challenging course in sailing and navigating a ship Build teamwork, boost self confidence & face your fears with the support of fellow crew members! Special dates available for Girls and young women, ages 12-24 Students learn in an inclusive environment Teamwork skills as part of a crew raising,

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 of the pandemic to develop a series of podcasts and videos to augment the history curriculum for our students.   Dominican

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 main character, Santiago, did not have: “He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf

Support Students Learning on the Water

October 30th, 2020|

Donate Today! “Students are incredibly inspired to be back together again – to play, to follow, to work as a team and to be in this atmosphere of learning together again.”   Steve Kielar, Call of the Sea Director of Education Your support will bring more boys and girls to the

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 this first week of October, 2020, to let you know that a fleet of tall ships is gathering as part