July 2017

Notes from the Shipyard: July 2017

July 30th, 2017|

Our team has been busy completing Matthew Turner's deck and spars. Thank you for your support in helping us launch the ship and reach the final stages of construction! I am particularly excited about rigging the ship for sail. Imagine the flurry of activity as sails are set and we head out on a voyage,

Volunteer of the Month: July 2017

July 29th, 2017|

At the Sausalito Art Festival in 2013, Jim was fascinated by the big white tent and a huge pile of lumber. By 2014 Matthew Turner's frames were being erected, and Jim signed on as a volunteer. At first he was planing lumber and pushing logs around. When Alan learned that Jim was a Professional Engineer

Coming Up: Sausalito Arts Festival

July 29th, 2017|

Call of the Sea will participate in the Sausalito Arts Festival on Labor Day Weekend, September 2 - 4 2017, from 10:00 am - 5:00pm. We will be showcasing Sausalito's Maritime Artisans & Shipbuilding Heritage in the Tall Ship Tent at 2330 Marinship Way. See the artisans from: Artisan Woodmasters, Spauldings, Richardson Bay Boatworks, KKMI,

Notes from Seaward: Teen Summer Voyaging

July 29th, 2017|

Schooner Seaward has made her way around the windward mark, and can see the end of voyaging season. Coastal overnight trips between San Francisco and Monterey Bay have exposed 36 (and soon another 24) teens to the transformational experiences found through sailing a passage. Youth from all over California set sail, many for the first

Shop to Support Matthew Turner!

July 29th, 2017|

Did you know that you can shop online and support Matthew Turner construction? We have an online Ship's Store for Matthew Turner Logo shirts and hats and other items. We also have partnerships with vendors such as Amazon, Target, DSW, Expedia, Express and many others who give a portion of the proceeds to Matthew Turner  construction efforts when you purchase through

15th Annual Maritime Ball: A Salute to the Matthew Turner

July 28th, 2017|

The San Francisco Maritime National Parks Association's annual Ball will be held at the Palace Hotel on September 9, 2017. Matthew Turner, the "first wooden sailing ship to be built in Northern California in more than 85 years" is the theme of their fundraising event, which supports educational programs aboard the ships at Hyde Street