Matthew Turner

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

Coming Up: Sausalito Arts Festival

July 29th, 2017|

Call of the Sea will participate in the Sausalito Arts Festival on Labor Day Weekend, September 2 - 4 2017, from 10:00 am - 5:00pm. We will be showcasing Sausalito's Maritime Artisans & Shipbuilding Heritage in the Tall Ship Tent at 2330 Marinship Way. See the artisans from: Artisan Woodmasters, Spauldings, Richardson Bay Boatworks, KKMI,

15th Annual Maritime Ball: A Salute to the Matthew Turner

July 28th, 2017|

The San Francisco Maritime National Parks Association's annual Ball will be held at the Palace Hotel on September 9, 2017. Matthew Turner, the "first wooden sailing ship to be built in Northern California in more than 85 years" is the theme of their fundraising event, which supports educational programs aboard the ships at Hyde Street

Volunteer of the Month: May 2017

May 31st, 2017|

Dan Higgins has been an incredibly competent and consistent volunteer here at Matthew Turner since he joined the project in March of 2014. He has accrued over 3400 volunteer hours, donating his time to specialized projects such as the propulsion and steering systems. He has much experience in boat building and sailing. Working on Mathew

Notes from the Shipyard: May 2017

May 31st, 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 and articles of the event on our web site