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Hailing Port

2017-12-08T20:00:56+00:00 December 6th, 2017|

Many people wonder why brigantine Matthew Turner has San Francisco instead of Sausalito as her hailing port.  One reason is that our namesake, the builder Matthew Turner used San Francisco as the port on Galilee and other vessels he built, even though they were built in Benicia or elsewhere in the bay.

Time Aloft

2017-12-04T23:20:39+00:00 December 4th, 2017|

Randall Landaiche and Noah Limbach were the topmast crew on Dec 1st. Gorgeous sunny day, but after 4 hours aloft, they were a bit chilled.

#Giving Tuesday!

2017-11-28T21:32:31+00:00 November 28th, 2017|

It's #GivingTuesday. Help Students Set Sail! Join the worldwide movement and give back. Thanks to you, Call of the Sea is inspiring youth with experiential, environmental education under sail.Donate at  http://callofthesea.org/givingtuesay/

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

Thumbs up for on the water education!

2017-11-28T17:47:17+00:00 November 11th, 2017|

Bridge the Gap students from Sausalito had a chance to experience our marine environment while learning about ecology, history and navigation. They also developed teamwork skills and self confidence through helping to raise the sails and sail the ship. You can help more students set sail on #GivingTuesday by donating at http://callofthesea.org/givingtuesay/