The Tabor Boy Project

Welcome Aboard!

For over 50 years, the schooner Tabor Boy has taken young Tabor Academy students to sea under sail. This remarkable ship has played a significant role in helping Tabor Academy transform adventurous teenagers into confident young adults.

The Tabor Boy Project is a living history project and social network by and for Tabor Boy sailors and supporters. While it will help create and preserve the rich stories that make up the schooner's history, it will also connect shipmates that have been "lost" for years.

If you have EVER sailed aboard Tabor Boy as a student, crew, parent, guest or Sea Ranger, for an hour, day, week, semester or year(s), please tell your story(s), comment on other's stories, post pictures and videos and invite shipmates to be part of this living history / storytelling archive. It's easy, fun and you can't break it!

Hop aboard and let's tell the Tabor Boy story together!

Latest Activity

James Hutton left a comment for Jacob F Schutt
"Welcome aboard Jacob! I had similar moments with Cap Glaeser sailing into anchorages and love reflecting back to those moments. Mostly now I appreciate how much trust he had in us as crew. I remember well Cap Glaeser talking about the hurricane that…"
Jacob F Schutt is now a member of The Tabor Boy Project
Malcolm Farrel posted photos
Mar 16
Woody Kennedy updated their profile
Mar 15
Malcolm Farrel left a comment for Richard J. Lawton
"Dick,  Happy to see that at least two of the crew of our time are still alive.  Hope all is well with you and your family. Malcolm"
Mar 15
Clint Wadsworth and James Hutton are now friends
Mar 13
Clint Wadsworth left a comment for James Hutton
"I agree with the comment that the Tabor Boy changed, influenced many lives.  Personally after college I started down a pretty standard and boring path in construction management.  From my experience on the Tabor Boy, I learned what really…"
Mar 13
James Hutton left a comment for R. Gregg Nourjian
"Welcome aboard Gregg! I followed the race online vicariously and wished I could have made the voyage. I made the same trip back in 1976 for the Tall Ships Race and loved it. Please post any pictures that you may have. Thanks for joining and again,…"
Jan 28
R. Gregg Nourjian is now a member of The Tabor Boy Project
Jan 28
James Hutton left a comment for Robert (Bob) Griffith
"Welcome aboard Bob! It's wonderful to have a crew member from the 60's on the site. I hope that you enjoy perusing the pictures, stories, and hopefully reconnecting with some of your old shipmates.  I see that you graduated from KP…"
Jan 18
James Hutton left a comment for James Pollard
"Welcome aboard James! It's great to have another XO on the site that was started by Peter Mello (XO '77) and assisted by me (XO '79). I vaguely remember Cap speaking of you when I was aboard the schooner.  Thank you for joining…"
Jan 18
Robert (Bob) Griffith is now a member of The Tabor Boy Project
Jan 18


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Started by Charles Barns (Barney) Davis Jun 12, 2013.

1960 Newport to Bermuda race 6 Replies

Started by Charles H Jacobus. Last reply by Charles H Jacobus Sep 30, 2013.

Duane Minton 2 Replies

Started by Ian O. Malin. Last reply by James E. Geil Mar 19, 2009.

Status of Joseph Smart 9 Replies

Started by John Crocker. Last reply by Jim Potdevin Jan 23, 2010.

Please tell us about your sail training experiences 5 Replies

Started by Peter A. Mello. Last reply by Peter A. Mello Dec 15, 2008.

A collaborative storytelling / living history project about the tall ship Tabor Boy by Sea-Changes Foundation and Sea-Fever Consulting LLC.



Student Profile: Aidan M

Tabor Boy: 100 Years at Sea by John Rice

Blog Posts

My friend Tim

I would also like to add my note of sympathy and assure my lifelong friendship with Tim, who's passing also resulted in my refreshing my long-term friendship with  Tim's sister Dee.

When I was a senior at Tabor in 1962, Tim and I charted a little schooner over the summer to do Buzzards Bay and hopefully hit Provincetown. Or the one leg of our voyage Dee and her college roommate, she was a freshman in college then, came along and we had an absolutely wonderful week being very bad people. I should clarified, none of that resulted in any real fooling around, after all they were college girls and we were just high school seniors.

It was a wonderful trip, part of my lifelong friendship with Tim.  after Tim's funeral, my wife and I made the track to Dee's family orchard in Vermont, we stayed a few days, and toured their very extensive apple orchard farm.  Bro Russell class of 62

Posted by Bro Russell on August 22, 2019 at 10:47am



I am looking for any pictures anyone has of the Capt's gig - BUCKEROO

Please search your old files and let me know if you would share them with me, it will be for a good cause.

Please if you have any PM me! Thanks.

Capt Bob Glover

Posted by R.C.Glover III on July 15, 2018 at 8:58am — 2 Comments

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