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Notes from the Shipyard: April 2017

April 1st, 2017|

Some time has passed since our big launch. Yet the excitement is still on people's minds and in conversations, reliving various high points of the day. I do hope you were able to come see the launch. If not, then view some of the wonderful videos, photos and articles of the event on our web

Thousands Came to See The Mathew Turner Slide into the Water

April 1st, 2017|

It was two days of excitement and community support. A large crowd watched Matthew Turner move from the tent to the ramp on Friday March 31. Thousands came on Saturday April 1 to see her slide into the water just before 5:30pm After the launch, we celebrated-a big party in the Bay Model-great tunes by

This month we profile 2 Volunteers, both visitors from abroad.

February 1st, 2017|

Elias Lanzarini hails from the Southern Brazilian town of Balneario Camboriu in the state of Santa Catarina. He has a house by the beach there. He learned to sail at 19, on a Hobie Cat, and his involvement in the sailing world deepened when he joined the Abu Dhabi Volvo Ocean Racing team. He also

Notes from the Shipyard: February 2017

February 1st, 2017|

Progress is on track for launching April 1. We are focusing on what absolutely needs to be done for launch, such as: prop shafts and props, steering gear, bow thruster, chain plates, thru hulls, bobstay fitting, catheads and of course painting the hull, bulwarks & cabins. All these projects are moving ahead on schedule. Crew

Notes from Seaward

December 1st, 2016|

Call of the Sea's Schooner Seaward prepares to head south! Join her on an adventurous voyage or a relaxing sail around Baja's pristine and beautiful coast. If you're a seasoned mariner, exercise your nautical skills and revive your inner sailor. If you're new to sailing, come and learn what it's all about. Enjoy a snorkel

A Tale of Two Volunteers

December 1st, 2016|

By Tom and Ruth Bushaw "We are not carpenters or shipbuilders much less master craftsmen. We are not even sailors. But we helped build a beautiful wooden tall ship." We took a trip in January 2014 on Seaward, offered by Tom's college alumni organization, and had a simply fabulous time, but that's another story. The

Notes from the Shipyard: December 2016

December 1st, 2016|

We have set a goal to launch on April 1 and go sailing in Fall of 2017! This is a motivating wake-up call on what needs to be done and how to refine the project management plan to meet our goals. It is clear we must work on many fronts at once, keeping the flow

Alans Notes

July 1st, 2016|

What a party! Our Annual Gala was wildly successful, not just because we sold out and raised more money than ever ($72k net). The energy was also fantastic with everyone having a great time together enjoying great food, thanks to Johnny Scopazzi, and Davey Jones. The music was the best with the Bobbi Nikles trio

Plank Painting

July 1st, 2016|

This year's Gala theme is "Celebrating the Whiskey Plank" and we'd like to honor our donors at the plank level and higher with a plank painted in their honor. Local artist Victoria Colella will be organizing a group of other artists to specially paint the donors name on a plank to be viewed at the Gala.