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

Tall Ship Progress, February 2019

February 1st, 2019|

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.

  • Hatch Looking Aft

Tall Ship Progress, December 2018

December 1st, 2018|

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