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Hailing Port

December 6th, 2017|

Many people wonder why brigantine Matthew Turner has San Francisco instead of Sausalito as her hailing port.  One reason is that our namesake, the builder Matthew Turner used San Francisco as the port on Galilee and other vessels he built, even though they were built in Benicia or elsewhere in the bay.

Ships’ Projects

December 5th, 2017|

Today at the Shipyard, the crew is working on: dolphins to decorate Seaward for the lighted boat parade, fittings on the yards, and chart house port covers (for heavy weather).

Big Day on the Waterfront

December 1st, 2017|

Friday's lunch was on the waterfront, a short break from raising the fore topmast. Thank you Margie for bringing the lunch, and all the volunteers for making it happen!

#Giving Tuesday!

November 28th, 2017|

It's #GivingTuesday. Help Students Set Sail! Join the worldwide movement and give back. Thanks to you, Call of the Sea is inspiring youth with experiential, environmental education under sail. Donate at https://callofthesea.org/donate/

Tomorrow is the big day…

November 27th, 2017|

...#GivingTuesday! You can make a difference for Bay Area Youth. Expand their horizons with an educational field trip on the Bay! Donate at  https://callofthesea.org/donate/

Matthew Turner Progress: Rigging, Electrical and Propulsion, and Joinery

November 13th, 2017|

Construction of Matthew Turner is proceeding in these 3 areas:  rigging, electrical & propulsion systems and joinery.   Let's start with the rigging team: Dixon, Randall, Dan, Kiel, Bruce, Neil, Noah, Dennis and Alan Rigging is now a big focus and excitement is high, literally, as we begin to work aloft setting top masts and preparing

Thumbs up for on the water education!

November 11th, 2017|

Bridge the Gap students from Sausalito had a chance to experience our marine environment while learning about ecology, history and navigation. They also developed teamwork skills and self confidence through helping to raise the sails and sail the ship.

Crab Feast in the Shipyard!

November 9th, 2017|

The perks of volunteering at the Tall Ship: good eats, friendships and good times, like todays Crab Feed. Thank you to Dan Higgins for sharing with the Tall Ship family. Thanks too to Steve & Caite Maiero and Lon Woodrum for helping catch and serve up the feast!