Adrian McCullough started his sailing career at age 15 on a French training ship sailing throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. He has a university degree in Environmental Studies and Geography. Adrian studied traditional wooden boat building at a small school on a remote British Columbian island and has continued his maritime service aboard traditional ships and schooners, including SV Schooner Adventuress, SV Irving Johnson, SV Exy Johnson, SV Bill of Rights, SV Lady Washington, and SV Hawaiian Chieftain. Adrian also worked with the National Park Service onboard the National Historic Landmark SV Alma (1891) as a Captain. He also worked on SV Freda B for eight seasons, serving as a master for the last three. In early 2018, Adrian began as a rigger and adviser on Matthew Turner and is now currently the Captain. Adrian brings extensive local knowledge and the proven ability to successfully navigate through challenging and ever changing conditions of San Francisco Bay and west coast with professional crews and volunteers while carrying passengers and students.