Matthew Turner Sails with her first passengers!

July 30th, 2020|

Brigantine Matthew Turner, fresh from obtaining its Certificate of Inspection from the Coast Guard, embarked on its first “Heritage” sails over the weekend of July 24- 26, 2020. Completely sold out within hours, these

Matthew Turner is now Coast Guard Certified!

July 20th, 2020|

“On a day when the wind is perfect, the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty. Today is such a day.” Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (1207-1273) Today is indeed

One Small, Big Step on Matthew Turner

May 15th, 2020|

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

  • MT stern

Tall Ship Progress, September 2019

September 1st, 2019|

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

  • MT first haulout

Tall Ship Progress, May 2019

May 1st, 2019|

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