Volunteer of the Month – Jamie Meves

July 1st, 2016|

One day in the late 2014, Jamie Meves happened to pass the big white tent and decided to stop in to investigate; motivated by his interest in woodworking and sailing and wanted to help. When

Notes from Seaward

July 1st, 2016|

Our first few Voyage Seawards have been a great success! We have been working closely with Camp Sea Lab, a nonprofit based out of Monterey, to run programming from San Francisco to Monterey. Our programs

Students Visit the Ship!

May 1st, 2016|

Students from Willow Creek in Sausalito visited Matthew Turner again to learn about angles and area measurements, comparing the protractors that our engineers use vs the ones they use in classroom, knots and the importance

Alans Notes

May 1st, 2016|

Progress continues on the construction efforts of Matthew Turner! Shipwright Richard O'Keefe's team has been busy on deck adding the bulwark and cap rail and the planking teams are averaging and impressive 6 planks each

Seaward in Mexico!

March 1st, 2016|

It has been a busy, but great month on the Schooner Seaward in Mexico. After being anchored outside of La Paz, they were off again for the annual Carlton College charter. This was Carlton College's

Volunteer of the Month: March 2016

March 1st, 2016|

Jon "Rebel" Allen worked as a general contractor, doing re-models and repairs in Marin and San Francisco. Back in the late 50's he had an apartment with with his long-time friend, and Matthew Turner volunteer

Alans Notes

March 1st, 2016|

Thanks to our generous donors, dedicated volunteers and crew, construction on Matthew Turner is full speed ahead. The planking is half way completed and we are close to installing two full strakes per week. Our

New Volunteer Coordinator!

February 1st, 2016|

Our new Volunteer Coordinator, Roy Falk, retired from the telecommunications industry as an IT director. His work involving the start-up of new cellular businesses, gave him and his wife, Peanut, an opportunity to live in

Alans Notes: February 2016

February 1st, 2016|

Matthew Turner ship yard is humming with activity. Planking continues with the end in sight on June 18th when the whisky plank (last plank) will be secured at our annual Gala event. Franz Baichl our