The Tabor Boy Project

March 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Perfect Storm of Simulation

The above photo and below article appeared above the fold on the front page of the New Bedford Standard Times on March 14, 2009. Celebrity shiphandler in our crew or slow news day? ;-)

Fairhaven simulator draws maritime pilots from around the… Continue

Added by Peter A. Mello on March 21, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Got the nod today to join the big show.

Got a email from Waterman today. I'll be heading back in a couple of weeks as Master of the Maersk Arkansas. My first skippers job in the unlimited slot.

Added by Robert C. Beauregard on March 18, 2009 at 8:11pm — 16 Comments

Schooner Model in Charleston

I took my wife to lunch in Charleston yesterday. We were walking through the downtown market place and came apon a place called "The Fishin' Duck". It's a store owned and operated by a former Sealand employee. They had a 3' model of a topsail schooner. It wasn't overly detailed, but looked a lot like our beloved ship. Topsail fore, gaff rigged main. The only difference I noted was a gaff main. It had a mid house much the style of Tabor Boy and a dark blue hull. If I didn't already have a sloop… Continue

Added by Robert C. Beauregard on March 14, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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