Welcome to the daily blog of "Ashes on the Sea," your trusted partner in providing peaceful and meaningful burials at sea off the Beautiful Coast of California. Each week, we embark on a unique journey with families, celebrating life, honoring loved ones, and embracing the ocean. Join us as we share stories, insights, and the beauty of these special moments.
Recently we have updated our Dana Point Vessels to include up to 6 passenger, up to 30 passengers and our up to 59 passenger vessels. The 30 passenger is Handicap Assessable. Please inquire about our availability and what the trips include.
This past weekend at Ashes on the Sea, we've witnessed some profoundly moving moments as we assisted families in saying their heartfelt goodbyes. From the beaches of Ventura to the harbors of San Diego, we navigated the magnificent waters of California, honoring the wishes of the departed and their families. Each ash scattering ceremony was a unique journey - a blend of shared memories, love, and respect. As we watched the ashes disperse into the vast Pacific, we were reminded of the beautiful cycle of life and death - a touching testament to the enduring spirit of those who have left us, but whose legacies live on in the rhythm of the sea.
"Sea of Serenity:
Honoring Life with our Newport Beach Burial at Sea Services" Happy Tuesday, dear readers! Today, we venture into the heart of our unique offering in Newport Beach, California - our Burial at Sea services. Nestled amidst the natural beauty of our sun-kissed shores, we have discovered a tranquil, reverent way to bid farewell to our loved ones. In the gentle embrace of the sea, we provide families an opportunity to celebrate life, even in the face of loss, with our eco-friendly sea burials. Our mission at our Burial at Sea business is to create a serene, respectful, and memorable farewell, tailored to honor each individual life. We carry out each ceremony with the utmost care, using biodegradable urns to ensure our operations leave no environmental footprint, preserving the pristine charm of Newport Beach. As the sun sets, casting a warm glow over the gently rippling water, we stand with families, creating a space for love, remembrance, and peace, amidst the vast tranquility of the sea.
A Gentle Farewell**
This weekend we had the privilege of guiding a family through a gentle farewell at sea. The sun dipped below the horizon as we sailed out from San Diego Harbor, casting a golden glow on the water. Surrounded by the vastness of the Pacific, our clients found solace and a sense of closure as they scattered their loved one's ashes into the ocean's embrace. It was a serene and heartfelt ceremony, a reminder of the profound beauty in the cycle of life and the comfort that nature can provide.
"Embark on a maritime adventure in San Diego, where the sun-kissed shores and Pacific breezes create the perfect backdrop for a day on the water. Whether you're sailing past the iconic skyline or exploring the rich marine life in the crystal-clear waters, boating in San Diego offers an unforgettable experience for both seasoned sailors and leisure seekers alike."
New England Burials At Sea® and Ashes on the Sea® in San Diego are pleased to announce the helpful new Cap Chats planning and educational video series.
Created by two licensed USCG Master Captains, these unedited, friendly one- or two-minute videos assist family decision-making in honoring a loved one’s final sea burial wishes.
Topics range from how to select a provider, types of available services, how to scatter, seniors and children aboard, safety at sea, weather planning, costs, unusual requests and more.
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Video session 1 is now live
Hi! I've been in the burial at sea business since 1997. I hope to bring you relevant information as it relates to scattering ashes and full body burial at sea.
Ken writes from his Captain's Log on a variety of boating topics.
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