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Work Aloft

February 21st, 2018|

At work on the yards,  Randall Landaiche, Noah Limbach and Bruce Lindsey, core members of the rigging team.

Tent Farewell

February 19th, 2018|

Last Thursday, enjoying a final get together at the tent, and today...the tent comes down! Thank you to all you wonderful volunteers and donors who have gotten us this far along.

Soft Shackles and the Up-Rig Continues!

January 31st, 2018|

Photos: Rich Schaper took a stunning shot of MT from his boat. Noah spend hours aloft rigging the course yard.  Dan Higgins was busy last night, making the largest soft shackles any of us had ever seen!

This Week at the Tall Ship Tent and Workshop

January 11th, 2018|

This week at the Tall Ship tent and workshop: rigging and fittings work progresses steadily, relaxation during daily crew lunch, some education with a great presentation on climate change in the arctic by David Thoreson, and Brad Bergman is loaning us a sewing machine, in anticipation of canvas work for Matthew Turner's interior and exterior.

Radio Broadcast

January 5th, 2018|

Here is a direct link to the archive of a radio broadcast, 1 hour all about Matthew Turner and Call of the Sea's educational programs. Thank you Annarose Leff for featuring Matthew Turner! https://soundcloud.com/kzsc/kzsc-transformation-highway-1418

Rainy Day Crew

January 4th, 2018|

A good sized Volunteer crew showed up for the morning meeting and a rainy work day at the tall Ship Tent! Work is progressing on the spars, fittings and rigging.

Busy Bees Below

December 22nd, 2017|

Come look inside Matthew Turner to see the work down below in the engine room.  Steve Maiero is installing the batter housing, and Alan is showing the Coast Guard inspectors the work.  Raw water filter and plumbing parts are ready for installation.

Matthew Turner Progress 12/21/17

December 21st, 2017|

Today's work on Matthew Turner's yards and main staysail boom. Dan Higgins with one of the yokes he has welded. The four long pieces on the sawhorse are the spreaders. He is also working with Newcomb Barger on the gooseneck fitting for the main staysail boom.

Welding

December 12th, 2017|

Dan Higgins has been busy welding! Here he is with the course yard yoke, the upper topsail yard yoke, and a couple more rigging fittings.