October 2018

Volunteer Matthew Turner Sewing Team

October 11th, 2018|

Question: When is sewing more than just needle and thread? Answer: When you are volunteering on the Matthew Turner Sewing Team. The Matthew Turner Sewing Team brings a wide range of sewing and maritime experience to the project. Our growing group of volunteers learn what needs to be done while also teaching others

An Interview with Roger Fuller, Electrical Engineer

October 11th, 2018|

Where do you come from, and were you involved with boats there? Roger Fuller’s father was in the USCG and they moved all over the country, but the family spent their summers at Weekapaug, Rhode Island (halfway between Misquamicut & Quonochontaug). Roger sailed Beetle Cats, Sunfish, Lasers, windsurfers and assorted dinghies. He still spends

An Interview with Ingrid Cabrey

October 11th, 2018|

How did you hear about the educational tall ship Matthew Turner? I saw the giant educational tall ship construction tent in Sausalito, California. I stopped by one day because I have always been interested in traditional boats. In fact, my first son was born on a 1928 100-foot schooner! Since May 2018, I have

An Interview with Randall Landaiche, Software Consultant

October 11th, 2018|

How did you hear about the educational tall ship Matthew Turner and Call of the Sea?  Ironically, I had just arrived in Honolulu after Transpac 2017, and was reading through a tattered edition of Latitude 38, and was startled to read about the launching of the Matthew Turner! I was floored that this project

An Interview with Peter MacInnis

October 11th, 2018|

How did you hear about the educational tall ship Matthew Turner? The day after retiring from my career as an optician, I enrolled in the Cal Maritime Academy to pursue my passion for all things maritime. While I was studying for my major in marine transportation, I heard about the tall ship project, which

An Interview with Adrian McCullough

October 11th, 2018|

Adrian was a trainee aboard a tall ship at the age of 15, during a semester at sea and was recently the Captain for a season aboard Alma, the 1891 National Historic Landmark scow schooner at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Below we celebrate his volunteer work and welcome him as brigantine Matthew Turner's professional first (really, first) First

An Interview with Newcomb Barger

October 11th, 2018|

Where is Newcomb from, and was he involved with boats there? Newcomb hails from Stanford, Connecticut. He loved sailing with his dad in the family's 35” Rhodes Eastern Interclub on Long Island Sound. After many years away from sailing, he bought a Nacra 5.2 Cat in Miami in the late 1970s and trailered it

In House Concert Tickets for Dr. Kenn Gartner

October 9th, 2018|

Your ticket of $40 includes light refreshments after the concert. Sunday, November 11, 2018 2:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. Pre-order the afternoon's CD recording of the concert by adding $20 to your ticket purchase at check out under the "Additional Donation" section. Please note the purchase in the comment box. You can also