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

2017-11-16T23:49:06+00:00November 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+00:00November 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/

Crab Feast in the Shipyard!

2017-11-16T23:46:19+00:00November 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+00:00October 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+00:00August 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

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