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    San Francisco Bay Sail on Summer Sailstice

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    Event description


    The Ship

    Matthew Turner is a 132’ wooden brigantine, built in Sausalito, CA, launched in 2017 and sailing the Bay since 2020. She is an unique educational platform, serving students of all ages in Seamanship, Marie Science, Nautical History and Team Building instruction. Contact us to arrange an educational sail for a school group or community organization.


    Matthew Turner is docked at the US Army Corps of Engineers Bay Model Visitor Center at 2100 Bridgeway in Sausalito, CA. Access to the parking lot and pier is via Marinship Way.


    Free parking is available in the US Army Corps of Engineer Bay Model Visitor Center lot. There will be an escort to walk you down the pier past the gate.

    Check in begins 15 minutes before event starts

    Please wait at the gate to the pier in front of Bay Model.  A crew member will meet you there 15 minutes before the sail start time


    We recommend using shore facilities at the Bay Model as a priority prior to sailing. Matthew Turner has a public restroom on board, available for use one at a time. 

    Covid 19 Safety Protocol

    Masks are reccomended when accessing interior spaces

      What to Bring

      Feel free to bring food and beverages. Beer and wine is allowed, if moderately enjoyed. No hard alcohol or smoking please.

      Dress in warm layers: a jacket or windbreaker, warm base layer, gloves, scarf, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and comfortable shoes. No high heels are permitted.


      We sail in most weather, including cold, wind, fog, and light showers. On occasion, we will need to reschedule a sail due to extreme wind or rain. You will be notified within 24 hours of the scheduled sail and we will work with you to reschedule or refund your order.


      A ticket is required for all passengers, including infants. Children 17 and under must be accompanied and supervised at all times by an adult.


      We do not offer guests an option to cancel or reschedule within 7 days. No refunds if you miss the boat. Call of the Sea reserves the right to cancel a sail if that event does not meet our minimum capacity requirements. Call of the Sea will notify these customers at least 2 days prior to the event. Customers can reschedule for another sail or receive a full refund.

      Why Call of the Sea?

      We're a nonprofit supporting on-the-water environmental educational programs to youth. Community Sails are a great way to share our mission and to help lower costs for educational sails. If you are interested in youth field trips, please check out our website.

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