Volunteers

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 as a Director of Engineering for various fleets before starting his own company 30 years ago where he has done

Sewing Team!

April 17th, 2018|

The sewing team at work making chafe guards for mooring lines and repairing Seaward's sail cover.   Starbuck Canvas Works is generously donating use of their space and mentoring us on the canvas projects for Matthew Turner. 

Drone Captures Topgallant Yard Uprig

February 26th, 2018|

Peter Streitman took some wonderful drone footage of Kiel and Randall hoisting the topgallant yard last Friday. Photo by Benson Lee shows Matthew Turner with her full compliment of yards. 

Work Aloft

February 21st, 2018|

At work on the yards,  Randall Landaiche, Noah Limbach and Bruce Lindsey, core members of the rigging team.

Tent Farewell

February 19th, 2018|

Last Thursday, enjoying a final get together at the tent, and today...the tent comes down! Thank you to all you wonderful volunteers and donors who have gotten us this far along.

Soft Shackles and the Up-Rig Continues!

January 31st, 2018|

Photos: Rich Schaper took a stunning shot of MT from his boat. Noah spend hours aloft rigging the course yard.  Dan Higgins was busy last night, making the largest soft shackles any of us had ever seen!

Rigging Underway

January 19th, 2018|

The Rigging and Fittings teams are working on getting yards and  standing rigging ready for raising the yards in a couple weeks!

This Week at the Tall Ship Tent and Workshop

January 11th, 2018|

This week at the Tall Ship tent and workshop: rigging and fittings work progresses steadily, relaxation during daily crew lunch, some education with a great presentation on climate change in the arctic by David Thoreson, and Brad Bergman is loaning us a sewing machine, in anticipation of canvas work for Matthew Turner's interior and exterior.