Dear members of the Call of the Sea community, Looking back over the seven years that brigantine Matthew Turner was under construction, it would be very difficult to say that one step of the
After six years of construction, Brigantine Matthew Turner is now transitioning from construction to operation in order to perform its vital mission of educating young people in the Bay Area and beyond. To perform
Alan Olson’s Update: There are lots of moving parts as we check off the many details for completing Matthew Turner. The good news is that we are checking them off faster than we are
Alan Olson’s Update: Our state-of-the-art propulsion system is installed! The system works as such: Two electric propulsion motors produce 265 horsepower each; two large six-cylinder Cummins generators create 265 KW each; two lithium battery
Click here for new photos With construction of Matthew Turner progressing at a record pace in many different areas all at once, a herculean effort, this update is presented in a condensed format.
Click here for new photos Overall, progress is good, and it looks like we will make our goal for Matthew Turner to be operational in the spring. While the list of tasks to