Our Partners

  THE CONSERVATION FUND

For nearly 30 years, The Conservation Fund has been saving special places across America. They have protected 7 million acres of land and water across all 50 states, from neighborhood parks to historic battlefields, wild areas and favorite destinations of all kinds. Working with community, government and business partners, they strive to balance economic and environmental goals. The Conservation Fund donated the Douglas Fir Trees we’ll be using to build the ship.  

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 BAY MODEL/ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS  

Have supported our operations  since 2005 by home-porting  Schooner Seaward at the Army Crop Pier. They have also invited Matthew Turner to operate from their Pier, one of the premier locations  in the Bay Area to sail from.   

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  TRI COASTAL MARINE INC.,         Point Richmound
 

Andy Davis our  N.A. and P.E., MS, Naval Architecture, U.C. Berkeley , 1991. BS., Naval Architecture, 1989. BA., DickinsonCollege, 1973. Prior to joining TCM in 1991, Andy worked as a builder and designer of large sailing vessels. He was the builder of the Spirit of Massachusetts. With his unique background, he combines practical building expertise with the theoretical knowledge and insights of a trained engineer. He directs operations at the company headquarters in Richmond, California. Andy is a professional engineer.

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MICHAEL REX ASSOCIATES       

Michael Rex Associates is an architectural firm dedicated to enriching people’s lives through the creation of environments that are functional, beautiful and enduring. This vision holds true regardless of style, scale or budget. With our staff and clients working together, we enthusiastically strive to produce the best work possible.

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THE PEOPLE OF SAUSALITO 
 

Who have been very generous with their  time and support.

 

SAUSALITO ART FESTIVAL

Given our location, ETS and the Art Festival were meant to partner and that we did. Along with being a central focus as festival goers entered the event, we are also collaborating with the Foundation and their Artists Teaching Art program. To learn more about the Festival and the program,  

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CALIFORNIA HERITAGE COUNCIL

The California Heritage Council is dedicated to preserving and honoring those places and buildings which have given quality and distinction to the cultural life of California. 

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CONSTRUCTION ENTERPRISES, INC
 

Provided the ship with all needed scaffolding.  

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WEST MARINE

West Marine; and their management team offer financial and technical support

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 THE BERG FAMILY

Building our ship on the working waterfront in Sausalito is nothing short of a dream, and it is happening thanks to the Berg family, who generously donated the site. Our Visitor Center and offices are located in the beautiful office space at Marinship Way. 

 

 

 

ROTARY OF MARIN SUNRISE 

Generous support and help.

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ROTARY CLUB OF SAUSALITO

Generous support and help.

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BAY INSTITUTE

Partners in developing The Bay Experience in Sausalito.

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NEW IMAGE COATINGS
 

Provided 'Seal-once' used as the major wood sealing product on Matthew Turner.

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LOCAL YACHT CLUBS 
 

Sausalito Yacht ClubSan Francisco Yacht Club, and St FrancisYacht Club and their members have helped to raise money for student scholarships and building Matthew Turner.

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WEST SYSTEMS EPOXY

Sponsors the use of their resins and offers technical help.  

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BOB BUNDY
 

Donated and helped mill Doug Fir logs from his land.