See more sketches in the “My Photos” section.…Continue
I'm not really an old student, but I'm always interested in the tabor boy, because my granddad was the captain in the period that the Tabor boy was named "Bestevaer"and was a pilot schooner in Holland. He was the captain in the period before world war 2. During the war the vessel was captured by the German, and the family stories tells us that my granddad did sail on his own the vessel back to Holland after the war...…
Today Mike Lombardo '06 was welcomed aboard as the 50th Crew on The Tabor Boy Project. This website was created just over 2 weeks ago and I thank you all for joining and participating. This is the first of many important waypoints for The Tabor Boy Project.
Some incredible stories have been told like Alex Pline's one and only trip to Bermuda and the impact that it had on his life. Matt Twomey's interesting essay about sail…Continue
Added by Peter A. Mello on May 8, 2007 at 8:31pm — No Comments
Back in the day I was blessed to go on a spring cruise to the Bahamas on the Tabor Boy. Unlike most of you on this site I wasn't smart enough at the time to join the crew. I was a 'paying visitor". BUT after some 50 years that trip still is one of my fondest memories.
I didn't know crap about sailing but Cpt Glasier still had each of stand watch, take a shift at the helm, climb the rigging and generally try to not get in the way of you real sailors.
Those of us who have sailed on the SSV Tabor Boy are, by nearly anyone's measure, "privileged." We were privileged to have been given an opportunity to participate in a unique life changing experience and we took advantage of it. Most of us were also privileged in that we grew up in middle or upper middle class families that could afford to send us…Continue
Added by Peter A. Mello on May 2, 2007 at 12:21am — No Comments