matthew turner construction updates

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 underway to set roughly 100 lines and to trim and take in all 11 sails on Matthew Turner, the running

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 operate a complex system of eleven different sails. Our rigging team is growing and highly motivated. The core rigging team

Tall Ship Progress, April 2018

April 1st, 2018|

Aloft: To look aloft from the deck is amazing! Seeing the forest of masts, yards, and booms with the web of standing rigging tuned and ready to receive sails. Next, weaving the five miles of rope through 100+ blocks and pulleys to set, trim and take in 7200 square feet of sail. Our rigging