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Matthew Turner Progress: Rigging, Electrical and Propulsion, and Joinery

2017-11-16T23:49:06+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Construction of Matthew Turner is proceeding in these 3 areas:  rigging, electrical & propulsion systems and joinery.   Let's start with the rigging team: Dixon, Randall, Dan, Kiel, Bruce, Neil, Noah, Dennis and Alan Rigging is now a big focus and excitement is high, literally, as we begin to work aloft setting top masts and preparing

Crab Feast in the Shipyard!

2017-11-16T23:46:19+00:00 November 9th, 2017|

The perks of volunteering at the Tall Ship: good eats, friendships and good times, like todays Crab Feed. Thank you to Dan Higgins for sharing with the Tall Ship family. Thanks too to Steve & Caite Maiero and Lon Woodrum for helping catch and serve up the feast!

Shipyard Tent For Sale

2017-10-27T17:31:40+00:00 October 27th, 2017|

The fabric structure in which we built Matthew Turner is now for sale.  Construction of the ship's interior joinery will take place in our workshop at 60C Liberty Ship Way, just a few blocks from the tent.

Stepping of the Mast!

2017-08-16T22:04:53+00:00 August 16th, 2017|

Watch the installation of the lower Main and Foremasts on the Matthew Turner. Memorial coins and talismans will be placed under the masts, an ancient tradition to ensure good luck and safe passage. Viewing will be in the afternoon, roughly from 3:00-5:00pm. The best views will be from the picnic tables and lawn in front

Call of the Sea in the News!

2017-10-03T18:20:03+00:00 August 15th, 2017|

Last week, Call of the Sea sailed with youth from Oakland Parks and Recreation out of Jack London Square. Two groups of 40 sailed for three hours each on our Bay Explorations sail. The very next day the Seaward crew took on a group of 16 youth for an overnight sail around the bay.