Alan Olson on Building Tall Ships An Interview by Mo Roddy for Latitude 38's Good Jibes Podcast Alan is the founder of Call of the Sea, and was the Project Director for building brigantine Matthew Turner, logging countless volunteer hours. He built his first boat at age 22, has over 60 years of
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
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.
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.
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!