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Seaward in Mexico!

2017-07-18T01:09:04+00:00 March 1st, 2016|

It has been a busy, but great month on the Schooner Seaward in Mexico. After being anchored outside of La Paz, they were off again for the annual Carlton College charter. This was Carlton College's 7th Mexico charter on Seaward! The trip went from La Paz to Espirto Santo where they snorkeled with Sea Lions,

Volunteer of the Month: March 2016

2017-07-18T01:00:58+00:00 March 1st, 2016|

Jon "Rebel" Allen worked as a general contractor, doing re-models and repairs in Marin and San Francisco. Back in the late 50's he had an apartment with with his long-time friend, and Matthew Turner volunteer Chas Denicke. Jon has done a fair bit of sailing including crewing on Hugh Jack's 45' Seafarer yawl. He quiped,

Alans Notes

2017-07-28T16:53:24+00:00 March 1st, 2016|

Thanks to our generous donors, dedicated volunteers and crew, construction on Matthew Turner is full speed ahead. The planking is half way completed and we are close to installing two full strakes per week. Our Goal is to set the last plank (whisky plank) at our Annual Gala June 18. Last week we fitted the

Seaward in Mexico!

2017-07-18T01:39:17+00:00 February 1st, 2016|

Seaward is off to a great start for the 2016 Mexico Season, with 3 voyages complete and our first youth program starting tomorrow out of La Paz!We cast off on December 17th from Sausalito with 5 guests. We beat a low pressure system on our way south just in the nick of time. No rain the

New Volunteer Coordinator!

2017-07-18T01:32:40+00:00 February 1st, 2016|

Our new Volunteer Coordinator, Roy Falk, retired from the telecommunications industry as an IT director. His work involving the start-up of new cellular businesses, gave him and his wife, Peanut, an opportunity to live in Portugal, Belgium, Italy, Poland, Taiwan and Brazil. Roy's sailing experiences over past 45 years include three Transpac races, YRA season

Alans Notes: February 2016

2017-07-28T16:57:19+00:00 February 1st, 2016|

Matthew Turner ship yard is humming with activity. Planking continues with the end in sight on June 18th when the whisky plank (last plank) will be secured at our annual Gala event. Franz Baichl our head shipwright assures planking will be completed in time for the celebration. Our shipping container kiln is now operating and