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Educational Tall Ship - S/V MATTHEW TURNER

2330 Marinship Way, Sausalito, CA 94965-2800
+1 415-886-4973
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Big dreams become true for the sailing community

Over the course of four years countless volunteers built this huge wooden ship. It's the first... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
SFOMUC
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San Francisco, California
This will be a great seafaring education

A friend volunteered during the construction of the Turner, and we visited a couple of times to... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Greg B
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Vacaville, California
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Over the course of four years countless volunteers built this huge wooden ship. It's the first hand-built tall ship in 85 years in California. Needless to say this is a big dream become true for many in the sailing community. We were there as they...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

A friend volunteered during the construction of the Turner, and we visited a couple of times to watch the progress. Yesterday the hull was pulled from the construction tent, and today she was launched! In future months she will be outfitted, rigged, and tested, and...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Wonderful project! Great and educational stop, just a short walk from Fish. While we were there we saw grateful tourists, awesome local supporters and amazing volunteers. I look forward to seeing her in the water. Buy a specially labeled and uniquely boxed Templeton Rye, even...More

1  Thank meredithsevier
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

After all the locals recommended I stop by this ship, I had to check it out. It was a little hard to find the entrance, but the crew working on the ship was so happy to drop everything and give me a tour all through...More

1  Thank morningsglory
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We walked over after visiting the Bay Model. We were greeted by a docent and she took us all over the ship. It was fascinating to see all the work that is being done, much of which is done by volunteers. Hats off to everyone...More

Thank Philly413
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Hours 8-4 daily. Walked in on a Monday around 10. A former high school math teacher took the time to talk with us about the project she showed us how they were preparing one mast. This is an incredible opportunity to see a ship being...More

3  Thank Lynette A
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

What a marvelous undertaking by so many wonderful volunteers. All to help disadvantage children. The workmanship alone is worth the visit.

2  Thank mjmbkk
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

We wandered in here on a weekday after reading TripAdvisor reviews with a family/friends group. The owner's grandson was nice enough to walk us around and give us a tour on the ship. Really neat boat - obviously a huge amount of work and a...More

Thank SuzChicag0
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

Watch the building of an authentic tall ship, the Matthew Turner. This has all been done by volunteers using the old methods and materials. They even mill their own lumber!

3  Thank Kris132
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

I've seen this several times during our annual visit to the Sausalito Arts and Wine festival event. It just gives you perspective on the building of the ships and all. A great way to appreciate them ships. Great educational trip if you have young ones...More

2  Thank Madelene Z
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