Construction

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!

Matthew Turner Progress 10.30.17

November 1st, 2017|

Noah created a wonderful coil of Manila rope, and is shown here working on the rigging. Some views of the deadeyes and pin rails on Matthew Turner. Dan Shugrue enjoying his workday aboard the vessel, with the Army Corps of Engineer vessel, Raccoon, in the background.

Matthew Turner Progress 10.27.17

October 27th, 2017|

Matthew Turner's Main Salon is getting her siding.  The interior cabinetry and bunks will be pre-fabricated  for installation after all wiring is completed.

Notes from the Shipyard: July 2017

July 30th, 2017|

Our team has been busy completing Matthew Turner's deck and spars. Thank you for your support in helping us launch the ship and reach the final stages of construction! I am particularly excited about rigging the ship for sail. Imagine the flurry of activity as sails are set and we head out on a voyage,

Volunteer of the Month: July 2017

July 29th, 2017|

At the Sausalito Art Festival in 2013, Jim was fascinated by the big white tent and a huge pile of lumber. By 2014 Matthew Turner's frames were being erected, and Jim signed on as a volunteer. At first he was planing lumber and pushing logs around. When Alan learned that Jim was a Professional Engineer