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
Volunteer of the Month – Jamie Meves
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
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!
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
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!
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
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
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!
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
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