Burial at Sea - Honoring Their Life with a Memorial Service at Sea
“I must go down to the sea again,
to the lonely sea and the sky;
and all I ask is a tall ship
and a star to steer her by.”
Your Memorial Service could be a simple onboard service where the ashes are scattered, or a more involved event such as an eternal reef placement. The important thing is to honor and remember your loved one in a meaningful and significant way. Request information or schedule a date
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You Have Choices...
We have several types of services to choose from as well as locations throughout California and the U.S. Some of these options are: unattended, view from shore, Paddle-out services, and attended. We have vessels of various sizes, types, locations & prices. We can accommodate small and large groups as well as simple or formal arrangements. We will also obtain the permits & complete any necessary filings to comply with legal requirements, making it easier for YOU. Prices and included amenities will vary by your choice of vessel, the specific port, the number of guests attending, as well as other factors. Every family has different needs and wishes, and we can give you a customized quote if you fill out our contact form or call us @ 877-277-2799.
PLEASE NOTE: When you call or email us for a quote, there are NO HIDDEN FEES - we do not believe in them.
It’s important to take the time to acknowledge the uniqueness of the deceased: the individuality of their personality, and their life's path. Not just for them, but for you; it affirms your relationship, and leads to healing after loss. Honoring their life is truly an act of love – for the both of you.
What Our Families Are Saying
Dear Ken & Anya,
Thanks once again for making my Dad's service so special. Your attention to detail and kind, caring manner made a difficult time a little easier. Gratefully yours, Susan Rodriguez.
Read more kind comments we've had over the years.
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We realize that it can be difficult to entrust your loved one's memorial service to someone you have never met. We hope that our photos and videos will help make your choice a bit easier. Since today's families are often separated across the country and even the world, Ashes on the Sea strives to use the latest technology to help bring everyone together, even becoming the first burial at sea company to offer live streaming video from select boats in our fleet - that's right - live webcasting from a boat!