• 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

  • Alan at the helm with youth visitors

Tall Ship Progress, November 2018

November 1st, 2018|

Click here for new photos Construction of Matthew Turner has taken on a renewed focus and new level commitment. As a result, we plan to finish and be sailing by next summer. Our

  • Windlass

Tall Ship Progress, August 2018

August 1st, 2018|

Click here for new photos Construction for Matthew Turner is sailing ahead with major accomplishments being made to the running rigging, carpentry and anchor system and so much more! With the enormous task

  • Snap shot of the complex rigging system

Tall Ship Progress, May 2018

May 1st, 2018|

The running rigging is in full swing now! The construction team now has miles of rope and well over 100 blocks to weave together. Once complete, all the lines and rigging controls systems will