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Lessons from Capt. Carlsen

Peter Mello asked if I had any interesting stories about old Yumping Yimminy. Here goes. We were sailing into Edgartown one hot spring day…

Started by Daniel M KisloffLatest Reply

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Campaign launched to replace iconic Martha's Vineyard educational tall ship Shenandoah

The Shenandoah felt like a sister ship to the Tabor Boy.  Sorry to see her go but it's great that the program will continue. https://www.c

Started by Alex Brown

0 Aug 10, 2022

Photos for Book

Hi Tabor Boy alums! I hope all of you are doing well.  I have completed the manuscript for a book about my years on Tabor Boy.  Its title i…

Started by James E. Geil

2 Aug 24, 2021
Reply by William Rose

1960 Newport to Bermuda race

Is there anyone in this site who was part of the 1960 Newport to Bermuda race on the Tabor Boy?   Chuck

Started by Charles H Jacobus

6 Sep 30, 2013
Reply by Charles H Jacobus


I just registered for the reunion. Will be there on 22nd for a sail on the schooner and staying for dinner. Anyone else going?

Started by Charles Barns (Barney) Davis

0 Jun 12, 2013

Status of Joseph Smart

I'm interested in determining the status of Joseph Smart, my English Professor while a student at Tabor. Mr. Smart was one of the officers…

Started by John Crocker

9 Jan 23, 2010
Reply by Jim Potdevin

Duane Minton

Does anyone know how to find him? During my 4 years on Tabor Boy he must have taken thousands of photos and I'd really like to track him do…

Started by Ian O. Malin

2 Mar 19, 2009
Reply by James E. Geil

Please tell us about your sail training experiences

I am currently working on a very exciting international sail training project and need to help some people not as fortunate as we were to u…

Started by Peter A. Mello

5 Dec 15, 2008
Reply by Peter A. Mello

Uncle Woody tell us a story.

One of my mentees once implored, "Uncle Woody tell me a story." This was not a request; it was a demand. The stories that follow are some o…

Started by Woody Kennedy

9 Mar 23, 2008
Reply by James Hutton

Father of Operation Sail Dies

Gentlemen; I am sorry to hear about the loss of our class mate Thomas Cochran! A sad day in the sailing world too. Sincerely, Capt. B…

Started by Blaine M. Fortin

4 Feb 25, 2008
Reply by Matt Twomey '79


This forum is a result of a long walk I had one Sunday morning when man’s best friend, my beagle named Brewster, decided I needed to walk o…

Started by R.C.Glover III

3 Sep 12, 2007
Reply by James Hutton




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