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.
Today's work on Matthew Turner's yards and main staysail boom. Dan Higgins with one of the yokes he has welded. The four long pieces on the sawhorse are the spreaders. He is also working with Newcomb Barger on the gooseneck fitting for the main staysail boom.
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.