Tuesday, May 25, 2021

I Give you the Mathew Turner

Matthew Turner is a tall ship designed after the ship Galilee, which was built in the late 1800’s by the ship designer and builder Matthew Turner. The Galilee held the San Francisco to Tahiti passage record of 19 days for many years. Matthew Turner will expand the capacity of programs that are currently running onboard Seaward, which currently serves middle school aged youth and engages them in marine environmental education. Expanded programming will enable Call of the Sea to reach even more students (from 5,000 to 15,000 served annually). Ship Specifications: Length Overall: 132′ Length on Deck: 100′ Beam: 25′ Draft: 10′ Sail Area: (11 Sails) 7,200 sq ft Height of main mast: 100ft Displacement: 175 tons 38 Berths for voyaging Constructed with Douglas Fir, Oregon White Oak and Bronze Fastenings Two 200 KW electric motors regenerating power under sail Two 50 KWH banks of Lithium batteries Two 265 KW bio-fuel generators Took 7 years to build at $6 million Most of the work was done by volenteers

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Build Me A Beast!

I don't know if I have every seen a yacht this beautiful. Now, where did I put that $50mil?

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Maps of Home - ACTION EDIT

John John Florence is one of the top surfers on the Tour. He brings it everytime as you will see in the vid. This edit is from his 22 minute film of the same name. Enjoy the tubes.

Friday, May 07, 2021

*Sail Away*

A beautiful film about the freedom and mystery of the sea. Enjoy.