Volunteer Profile Aaron Altabet

March 24th, 2022|

Aaron grew up in Walnut Creek, but didn't get the chance to sail until he was an adult. He went to college at the University of Puget Sound, a liberal arts school near Seattle,

Volunteer Carpentry Team

June 3rd, 2021|

Brian Swing was born and raised in Los Gatos. He was not involved with boats before discovering Matthew Turner, but he has been an amateur wood worker for a

Volunteer Charlie Walther

January 5th, 2021|

Charlie grew up where there were no boats, in Redding, CA, on a ranch.  Attending both Cal Poly and Cal Maritime, he proceeded to work as an engineer on boats, as an administrator, and

Volunteer Team Profile

December 28th, 2020|

Tom Bissey, from Decatur, IL, grew up with a lake nearby and his family always had power boats. He was active in Sea Scouts as a teenager and and involved with the local Yacht

Chris Gallagher-Volunteer Spotlight

August 29th, 2020|

Chris Gallagher, Call of the Sea Volunteer & Board Member From Maryland via Maine to CA, Chris journeyed to find her career, receiving her B.A. in Environmental Education in 1983 from Dominican University of

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Volunteer Matthew Turner Sewing Team

October 11th, 2018|

Question: When is sewing more than just needle and thread? Answer: When you are volunteering on the Matthew Turner Sewing Team. The Matthew Turner Sewing Team brings a wide range of sewing and

An Interview with Roger Fuller, Electrical Engineer

October 11th, 2018|

Where do you come from, and were you involved with boats there? Roger Fuller’s father was in the USCG and they moved all over the country, but the family spent their summers at Weekapaug,

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An Interview with Ingrid Cabrey

October 11th, 2018|

How did you hear about the educational tall ship Matthew Turner? I saw the giant educational tall ship construction tent in Sausalito, California. I stopped by one day because I have always been interested

An Interview with Peter MacInnis

October 11th, 2018|

How did you hear about the educational tall ship Matthew Turner? The day after retiring from my career as an optician, I enrolled in the Cal Maritime Academy to pursue my passion for all

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An Interview with Adrian McCullough

October 11th, 2018|

Adrian was a trainee aboard a tall ship at the age of 15, during a semester at sea and was recently the Captain for a season aboard Alma, the 1891 National Historic Landmark scow schooner at the San Francisco Maritime National