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Tent Farewell

2018-02-21T23:14:16+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

Last Thursday, enjoying a final get together at the tent, and today...the tent comes down! Thank you to all you wonderful volunteers and donors who have gotten us this far along.

Radio Broadcast

2018-01-17T19:49:42+00:00 January 5th, 2018|

Here is a direct link to the archive of a radio broadcast, 1 hour all about Matthew Turner and Call of the Sea's educational programs. Thank you Annarose Leff for featuring Matthew Turner!

Rainy Day Crew

2018-01-04T23:47:36+00:00 January 4th, 2018|

A good sized Volunteer crew showed up for the morning meeting and a rainy work day at the tall Ship Tent! Work is progressing on the spars, fittings and rigging.

Busy Bees Below

2018-01-03T01:13:26+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|

Come look inside Matthew Turner to see the work down below in the engine room.  Steve Maiero is installing the batter housing, and Alan is showing the Coast Guard inspectors the work.  Raw water filter and plumbing parts are ready for installation.


2017-12-29T17:19:32+00:00 December 12th, 2017|

Dan Higgins has been busy welding! Here he is with the course yard yoke, the upper topsail yard yoke, and a couple more rigging fittings.

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.